2018-2019 Calendar of Events

AUTUMN 18  WINTER 19  SPRING 19


AUTUMN 2018

Orientation, Pt 1
Nuts and Bolts

Monday, September 24
9:00 - 1:30
Society of Fellows Conference   Gates Blake 324


 
Orientation, The Society of Fellows in the Liberal Arts
 
Tuesday, September 25
8:45 - 1:00pm
Classics 110
Quarter Begins Monday, October 1st
Weissbourd Fall Symposium Friday, October 5
10:00-3:00
Cochrane-Woods Art Center
rm 157
 
Welcome Reception Wednesday, October 10
5:30-7:30pm
Smart Museum of Art

Society of Fellows Workshop
Speaker:  Samuel Zeitlin, Collegiate Fellow, Social Sciences

Title:  Indirection and the Retoric of Tyranny: An Introduction to The Tyranny of Values and Other Texts

Friday, October 12th
Gates-Blake 324
11:30-1:00pm

 

Practice Job Talk
Lauren Perez, Collegiate Fellow, Social Sciences

Questioning Europe:  Parliamentary Questions on EU issues and Brexit
Monday, October 22nd
12:30-2:00pm
Gates-Blake 324
Weissbourd Event:
Tour and Discussion of "The Time is Now! Art Worlds of Chicago's South Side, 1960-1980," with Rebecca Zorach, Co-Curator of the exhibit, Mary Jane Crowe Professor of Art History in Art and Art History at Northwestern University, Harper-Schmidt Fellow (2001-2003)

 
Friday, November 2
3:00 pm
David and Alfred Smart Museum of Art

RSVP to dneibel@uchicago.edu
 
Society of Fellows Professionalism Workshop
Stategies for Research and Writing (while teaching)

 
Friday, Novemger 9th
11:30am - 1:00pm

 
Weissbourd Event:
Ada Palmer, Associate Professor, Department of History
Discussion of Censorhip and Information Control: A Global History fromt eh Inquisition to the Internet
Monday, November 12th
3:45 pm
Joseph Regenstein Library, Special Collections

 

Society of Fellows Workshop
Cross-Disciplinary Perspectives on the Voice

with Steve Rings, Katherine Kadue, Meghanne Barker and Milena Ang

Friday, November 30th
11:30am-1:00pm
Gates-Blake 324
 

Thanksgiving Holiday

Thursday and Friday
November 23rd and 24th
 

Reading Period Thursday and Friday,
December 6th and 7th
Society of Fellows Holiday Party TBD
Quarter Ends Saturday, December 15th


WINTER 2019

Quarter Begins Monday, January 7th
Society of Fellows Professionalism: Mock job market talk
Chloe Ahmann, Collegiate Fellow in the Social Science
Waste to Energy: Imagining 'Renewal' in Late Industrial Baltimore
Friday, January 11th
11:30-1:00
HM 130

 
Society of Fellows Professionalism Workshop:  Publishing
Elizabeth Dyson and Priya Nelson, University of Chicago Press
Friday, January 18th
11:30-1:00
GB 313

Martin Luther King Day

Monday, January 21st
Society of Fellows Lunch with Collegiate Fellows and the College Masters and Deans Friday, January 25th
11:30-1:00
Harper Memorial Library 284-86
Society of Fellows Professionalism
Mock Job Talk
Manon Garcia, Collegiate Fellow in the Social Sciences

 

Friday, January 25th
1:30 PM, GB 324

Society of Fellows Workshop
Nadine Chan, Collegiate Fellow in the Humanities
Durabilities of the Artifact's Fragment: Cinema's Postcolonial Memory
Respondent:  Jennifer Cole, Chair, Department of Comparative Human Development

 
RESCHEDULED TO FEB. 13TH DUE TO WEATHER
Wednesday, January 30th
6:00-7:30pm
GB324
Society of Fellows Workshop
Ali Kulez, Collegiate Fellow in the Humanities
Friday, February 8th
11:30- 1:00pm
GB 313
Society of Fellows Workshop
Nadine Chan, Collegiate Fellow in the Humanities
Durabilities of the Artifact's Fragment: Cinema's Postcolonial Memory
Respondent:  Jennifer Cole, Chair, Department of Comparative Human Development

 
Wednesday, February 13th
6:00-7:30 pm
GB 324

 
College Break Day Friday, February 15th
Society of Fellows Workshop
Milena Ang, Collegiate Fellow in the Social Sciences
Wednesday, February 20th
6:00 - 7:30 pm
GB 324
Society of Fellows Workshop
Aaron Benanav, Collegiate Fellow in the Social Sciences
Friday, March 1st
11:30am - 1:00pm
GB 313
Society of Fellows Special Topic
Interdisciplinary Conversations on the Voice
Wednesday, March 6th
6:00 - 7:30pm
GB 324

 
Reading Period Thursday and Friday, March 14th and 15th
Quarter Ends Saturday, March 23rd


SPRING 2019

Quarter begins Monday, April 1st
Weissbourd Conference:
In Search of Asylum: An Interdisciplinary Discussion

 
Thursday April 4th 3:00-6:45
Friday April 5th
9:00 -6:00 pm
Franke Institute for the Humanities
Society of Fellows Book Proposal Workshop #1
With Lucy Alford, Collegiate Fellow in the Humanities, Steve Rings, Faculty Chair of the Society of Fellows, Professor, Department of Music
Friday April 19th
11:30-1:00
GB 313
Society of Fellows Workshop
Sean Dowdy, Collegiate Fellow in the Social Sciences
What is Raij? Translating Soverign Publics in Twenty-First Century Assam
Respondent:  Mareike Winchell, Department of Anthropology
Friday, April 26th 11:30-1:00
GB313
Society of Fellows Workshop
Miguel Caballero Vazquez, Collegiate Fellow in the Humanities
Monumental Anxieties: Preservationis Avant-Garde in the Spanish Civil War
Respondent:  Adrienne Brown, Department of English
Friday, May 10th 11:30-1:00
GB 313
Society of Fellows Workshop
Adam Woodhouse, Collegiate Fellow in the Social Sciences
TBA
Respondent:  Ada Palmer, Department of History
Friday, May 17th 11:30-1:00
GB313
Society of Fellows Workshop
Honey Crawford, Collegiate Fellow in the Humanities--Theater and Performance Studies
TBA
Respondent:  TBA
Wednesday, May 22
6:00-7:30
GB324
Memorial Day Monday, May 27th
Society of Fellows Book Proposal Workshop #2
Discussion of Fellows pre-circulated drafts
Friday, May 31st
11:30-1:00
GB 313
Reading Period Thursday and Friday,
June 6th and 7th
Quarter Ends Saturday, June 15th