University and Student Events

1/15 Turkish Circle

This quarter, join us on Tuesdays at 5pm in Pick Hall 218 for Turkish Circle. This week, we will start with conversation hour catching up and talking about Turkish literature!

Regenstein Exhibit: "The Shanghai Jews: Risk and Resilience in a Refugee Community"

Exhibit: "The Shanghai Jews: Risk and Resilience in a Refugee Community"

University of Chicago, Regenstein Library, 1100 East 57th Street, Third Floor


1/10 Tea Time Concert: Volta Quartet

Tea Time Concert: Volta Quartet

Thursday, January 10 | 4:30 - 5:30 PM

Fulton Recital Hall


The Chicago-based Volta Quartet performs Mozart's uncharacteristically dark Adagio and Fugue in C minor and Karol Szymanowski's first string quartet in the first Tea Time Concert of 2019. Complimentary tea and cookies are served in the Fulton Hall lobby at 4:15 p.m. Free.

Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowships Information Sessions

Foreign Language and Area Studies Academic Year and Summer Fellowships


Information sessions to take place in UChicagoGRAD


  • January 9, 3:30-4:30pm
  • January 15, 12:30-1:30pm


Register for these events in GRAD Gargoyle (Events > GRAD Events)

1/17 Pozen Center Festival of Human Rights

Celebrating the 70th Anniversary of the United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights
Thursday, January 17, 2019 | 1-8pm
Regenstein Library, Room 122, 1100 E 57th Street


December 10, 2018 marks the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights—the landmark document that for the first time enumerated the fundamental human rights to be universally honored and protected.


11/28 Michael Geyer at TAMEW, "Men in Tights"

Please, join us for the next session of the Transnational Approaches to Modern Europe Workshop. Michael Geyer, Professor Emeritus of German and European History and the College at the University of Chicago will present a paper entitled “MEN IN TIGHTS: Uniforms and Changing Cultures of Masculinity.”  Commentary will be provided by Alice Goff, Assistant Professor of German History and the College. The paper is available through Canvas and our website (those using the website, please contact us for a PPT with images.)


New Database Trial: FBIS and 20th Century Global Perspectives Collections

The Regenstein Library has received trial access to the following database collection:


FBIS and 20th Century Global Perspectives collections


This trial consists of ten different databases:


Foreign Broadcast Information Service (FBIS) Daily Reports

American Race Relations: Global Perspectives, 1941-1996

Apartheid: Global Perspectives, 1946-1996

The Cold War: Global Perspectives on East-West Tensions, 1945-1991

Immigrations, Migrations and Refugees: Global Perspectives, 1941-1996


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