Monthly Archives: May 2012

Andrew W. Mellon Post-Doctoral Fellowships in the Humanities at UIUC

Application Deadline: October 29, 2012

Andrew W. Mellon Post-Doctoral Fellowships in the Humanities at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign



The Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities (IPRH) at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, supported by a grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, seeks to hire two Post-Doctoral Fellows for two-year appointments starting in Fall 2013.

The Mellon Post-Doctoral Fellows in the Humanities will spend the two-year term in residence at Illinois; will conduct research on the proposed project; and will teach two courses per year in the appropriate academic department. The Fellows will also participate in activities related to their research at the IPRH, in the teaching department, and on the Illinois campus. Each Post-Doctoral Fellow will give a public lecture on his or her research. Continue reading →

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Take Bosnian-Serbian-Croatian Next Year!

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CFP: “Post-Atheism”: Religion, Society, and Culture in Post-Communist Eastern Europe and Eurasia

Deadline for Proposal Submission: August 1, 2012

The Melikian Center for Russian, East European and Eurasian Studies at Arizona State University is pleased to announce an international symposium on “Post-Atheism” in Eastern Europe and Eurasia, to be held on the ASU campus in Tempe, Arizona, February 7-9, 2013. The symposium will feature presentations by international visiting scholars from Armenia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Russia, and elsewhere from the region. Professor Jose Casanova (Georgetown University), author of Public Religions in the Modern World, will keynote the symposium on Thursday, February 7. Continue reading →

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Motoki Nomachi: “Contact-Induced Grammatical Change: A case from Kashubian passive voice”

Motoki Nomachi
Contact-induced grammatical change: a case from Kashubian passive voice
May 23, 2012
4:30 p.m.
Foster 103

Motoki Nomachi is an associate professor in the Slavic Research Center at Hokkaido University (Sapporo, Japan). He holds a Ph.D in Slavic linguistics from the University of Tokyo. His current research addresses the grammatical typology of Slavic languages and the language contact with a special attention to Kashubian.
Dr. Nomachi is also interested in sociolinguistic topics on small Slavic literary languages such as Banat Bulgarian, Lachian and West Polesian.

He has published and edited some books, including Grammaticalization in Slavic Languages: From Areal and Typological Perspectives (Sapporo, 2010), The Grammar of Possessivity in South Slavic Languages: Synchronic and Diachronic Perspectives (Sapporo, 2011), Borders of Identity and Language in the Slavic World (Palgrave Macmillan, forthcoming, co-edited by Tomasz Kamusella)

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Sheila Fitzpatrick at the Russian Studies Workshop

Russian Studies Workshop
Tuesday, May 29, 4:30-6:00 (snacks from 4:15!)
John Hope Franklin Room (SSRB 224)

You are invited to join the final meeting of the year of the interdisciplinary Russian Studies Workshop on May 29, when they will discuss an article by Sheila Fitzpatrick (Dept. of History, University of Chicago), entitled “POPULAR/ PUBLIC OPINION UNDER TWENTIETH-CENTURY COMMUNIST REGIMES.” Refreshments will be available at 4:15, and discussion will begin at 4:30.

The article is now available on the workshop’s chalk site under “Current Paper.” If you do not have access to the chalk site, please email Leah Goldman at, and I will be glad to send you a copy. Please also contact Leah if you have any questions, comments, or otherwise need assistance.

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Летний Синематографический Слет в Wisconsin

15 – 17 Июня 2012г в Wisconsin
Летний Синематографический Слет
“Фильм! Фильм! Фильм!”

12-ый Юбилейный Летний Бардклубовский Слет Любителей Авторской Песни на Мидвесте пройдет в Висконсине 15-17 июня 2012 г.
Tема слета – “Фильм! Фильм! Фильм!”.

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Дуэт “Таня За и Катя Не”

У дуэта “Таня За и Катя Не” на этой неделе в Чикаго концерты.

22 мая 7:00 вечера – Чикаго
домашний концерт
20541 Horatio Blvd, Prairej View, IL 60069
Организатор: Ида Долинская (630)779-9497

24 мая 7:30 вечера – Чикаго
концерт в клубе “Круг”
718 S Milwaukee Ave, Wheeling, IL 60090
Организатор: Андрей (630)779-9497

23 мая 7:30 вечера – Чикаго
домашний концерт
400 Catbird Ln, Deerfield, IL 60015
Организатор: Дима Скляр (773)354-0126

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Greater Chicago Jewish Festival

Greater Chicago Jewish Festival
Sunday, June 10, 2012

festival 2012
Steven Page (formerly of the Barenaked Ladies)
Blue Fringe
Rabbi Joe Black
Saul Kaye
Lucky Break Blue Grass Band
Maxwell Street Klezmer Band
and many more…

Cook County Forest Preserve
Oakton Street west of Lehigh

$5 suggested donation


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Dances of Bukhara

Sunday, June 10, 2012
4:30 on the Cabaret Stage at the

Chicago Jewish Music Festival

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Uzbek American Association of Chicago Picnic

Sunday June 10, 2012 at 11:00am

Uzbek American Association of Chicago (U A A C)
Good Food (Pilaf/Osh, Sheshlik, etc..), Games (Football, Volleyball, Tag of War, etc..), Games & Prizes for kids, Beautiful Lake, Boating, Fishing, & More Fun…

Blackwell Forest Preserve (SOUTH SHELTER)
Intersection of Main Drive and Butterfield Rd,
Winfield, IL 60555

Questions? 708-415-1743 Olim-aka; 630-247-8511 Akmaljon

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