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Thomas PavelFranke Forum presents:
Thomas Pavel
on "Why Should We Trust Literature?"

Wednesday, November 14
5:15–6:00 p.m.

Gleacher Center
450 North Cityfront Plaza Drive, Chicago, IL
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Sponsored by the University of Chicago's Franke Institute for the Humanities, the Franke Forum is a series of free public lectures by renowned University scholars.

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Call For Applications
Pre-doctoral students in Humanities, History, and Anthropology are invited to apply for Fellowships for the Career Diversity Workshop in Summer 2019: UChicago deadline of Monday, October 15, 2018.

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November 8, 2017 
Deborah Nelson, "An Unsentimental Education: Arbus, Arendt, Didion, McCarthy, Sontag, Weil"

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March 1, 2017
Geoffrey R. Stone, “Sex and the Constitution: The Road to Roe"
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Coming Up
Regenstein window Courses for the 2018-2019 course roster:

Fall 2018
Wagner’s Ring of the Nibelung in Performance: Siegfried
offered by David Levin (Germanic Studies) and Steven Rings (Music)

Winter 2019
Opera and Film: China / Europe
offered by Martha Feldman (Music) and Judith Zeitlin (East Asian Languages & Civilizations)

Spring 2019
The Global Plantation
offered by Christopher Taylor (English Language & Literature) and Adom Getachew (Political Science)

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Also see: Disciplines & Technologies is a Mellon funded project with the Center for Disciplinary Innovation.

Call for Applications
The Algorithms, Models, and Formalisms Project seeks a Postdoctoral Researcher for the fall quarter of 2018. The Postdoctoral Researcherís responsibilities will include: teaching a graduate seminar in the Philosophy department, advising on the research network devoted to the themes of the project, etc. For more information, please see the full ad. No application materials will be accepted after Friday, September 28, 2018.

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New at the Institute
Learn more about the three new exciting initiatives launching this fall at the Franke Institute.

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Humanities Without Walls
The Humanities Without Walls Consortium has awarded grants to a UChicago faculty member and to two UChicago graduate students.

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Franke Fellows for 2018 and 2019
The Franke Fellows for 2018-2019 have been announced.

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Franke 25
Franke 25On November 10, 2015, the Franke Institute celebrated its 25th anniversary with a symposium.

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