Great Lakes Ottoman Workshop (GLOW) CFP [Revised Times]

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The Great Lakes Ottomanist Workshop (GLOW) will be held at the University of Chicago on March 30 & March 31, 2018. GLOW is an annual gathering of scholars based in the region who study the history, literatures, and cultures of the Ottoman Empire. The workshop will begin at noon on Friday*, March 30 and last until 6:00 pm the following day.  Professor Nükhet Varlık (Rutgers University) will give an inaugural lecture on Friday at 3:00 pm[*Please note the revised start time.]

Please send an abstract of no more than 200 words to by Monday, February 19th. GLOW is an excellent opportunity to share your research and works in progress with your colleagues- graduate students are especially encouraged to apply. We encourage contributions that focus on the Ottoman city as a site of authority, violence, leisure, as well as a space for intellectual and cultural production, and inter-communal and gendered encounters. Submissions unrelated to these themes are also welcome and will be given full consideration.


For those interested in attending we kindly ask you join our Google group to receive updates about the event. You can subscribe to the group by visiting or by contacting us on the email above. Due to budgetary restrictions, participants are asked to provide for their travel and lodging. We will do our best to find hosts for graduate student participants. Please contact us if you are interested.  


2018 GLOW Organization Committee