The 527th Convocation will take place on Saturday, June 11, 2016 at 9:15 a.m., and will be held outdoors (rain or shine) on the University’s Main Quadrangle. This is a university-wide ceremony and all candidates participate in this ceremony, during which the President will verbally confer degrees to groups of candidates by degree type and academic program. Tickets are not required for this ceremony.
Department of History
Join us for a Social Sciences-focused Alumni Weekend Event!
For over a century, the University’s social scientists have made groundbreaking advancements in their fields and shaped their disciplines. During this open house, view our timeline exhibit to learn more about this rich intellectual history and evolution. Light refreshments provided!
On Friday, May 27, 2016, at 4 PM, the Chicago History Journal is cosponsoring a conversation with Nathan Tarcov and Wendy Doniger on "Love and Law in Indo-European Traditions: Religion, Politics, and the Erotic Life" in Swift Hall, room 201. A reception will follow.
Join us as we celebrate the legacy and future of the social sciences at the University of Chicago!
FACULTY PANEL: Roots of Inquiry & Growth of Ideas
A Faculty Panel on Discovery in the Social Sciences
The Department of History invites you to a talk by Carlo Ginzburg, "Unintended Revelations: Reading History against the Grain," on Monday, October 26, 2015, at 3:30 PM in the John Hope Franklin Room, Social Sciences Research Building, 1126 E. 59th Street, room 224. A reception will follow.
Is Arabic a European Language?
Mercedes García -Arenal
Wednesday, October 21st at 4:30PM, Reception to follow