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Tue., Sep. 20, 2016

Graduate Student Welcome Party, featuring The Polkaholics

Join the UChicago Grad Council at International House for an Oktoberfest-style welcome party for all UChicago Grad Students. Meet current and incoming grad students, learn about UChicago Grad Council and how to get involved, and listen as the Polkaholics put the oomph back in oom-pah! The Polkaholics, formed in ’97 by 'Dandy Don' Hedeker (aka Donald Hedeker, AB’80, PhD ‘89, Professor in the Department of Public Health Sciences) have electrified polka and made it rock!

Sat., Sep. 24, 2016

Hyde Park Jazz Festival 2016

For yet another year, International House plays host to the Hyde Park Jazz Festival! This annual event features the finest artists in local, national, and international jazz, and it celebrates jazz’s great legacy and bright future on Chicago’s South Side. See the full schedule of more than 40 programs on the 10th annual Hyde Park Jazz Festival website. International House will host two programs on Saturday, September 24th:

Tue., Sep. 27, 2016

Najita Film Screening & Lecture: Tell the Prime Minister with Oguma Eiji

The 11th Tetsuo Najita Distinguished Lecture in Japanese Studies presents a two-day program that encompasses a film screening of Professor and Director Eiji Oguma’s “Tell the Prime Minister” on September 27th and a keynote lecture featuring Professor Oguma (Japanese with English translation) on September 28th. Professor Oguma is a Professor of the Faculty of Policy Management at Keio University in Tokyo. His research covers national identity and nationalism, colonial policy, and democratic philosophy and social movements in modern Japan from the perspective of historical sociology.

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