International House 85th Anniversary Celebration

Lecture Series

October 5, 2017

October 1st-October 6th

Assembly Hall

Founded in 1932 by John D. Rockefeller Jr., International House has served as a cultural and intellectual center for the last 85 years. An invaluable asset to the University of Chicago and the community at large, International House enables students and scholars from around the world to live and learn together in a diverse residential community that builds lifelong qualities of leadership, respect, and friendship. 

The first week of October will mark the 85th anniversary of the founding of International House through a variety of events that draw on the mission of fostering cross-cultural understanding through cultural exchange. We hope that you join us during this very special celebration. Below is a list of featured programs. 


Sunday, October 1st, 2:00-3:30PM

Centuries of Belarusian Singing Tradition: Siarhei Douhushau


Tuesday, October 3rd, 7:00-8:30 PM

Centuries of Belarusian Singing Tradition: Stary Olsa


Thursday, October 5th, 6:00-9:00PM

International House Presents Founder’s Day with Chicago Blues Legend Eddy Clearwater


Friday, October 6th, 7:30-9:30PM

UChicago Presents Barokksolistene