Upcoming Events 2020

Book Launch - Intellectual and Fascism in Interwar Romania by Cristina Bejan - January 11, 2020 at 3.00PM - Iarca Gallery Chicago


 Address: 122 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL CRISTINA A. BEJAN is a Romanian-American historian, theater artist and spoken word poet based in Denver, Colorado. She grew up in Durham, North Carolina, and received her BA in Philosophy from Northwestern University, where she also studied theater. An Oxford DPhil and a Rhodes and Fulbright scholar, she has held fellowships at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, Georgetown University, and the Woodrow Wilson Center, and has taught history at Georgetown and Duke Universities, among others. A playwright, Bejan has written seventeen plays, many of which have been produced in the United States, Romania, the United Kingdom and Vanuatu. She is founding executive director of the arts and culture collective Bucharest Inside the Beltway. Under the stage name “Lady Godiva,” she has performed her poetry across the United States and Romania. She has written "Intellectuals and Fascism in Interwar Romania: The Criterion Association" (Palgrave Macmillan, 2019) and "Green Horses on the Walls" (Finishing Line Press, 2020) and is also  a contributing author for "The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum’s Encyclopedia of Camps and Ghettos Vol. 3" (University of Indiana, 2018). She has appeared on C-SPAN, and her work has been featured in the Washington Post, the Huffington Post, American Prospect, Evenimentul Zilei and Observator Cultural. Bejan is on the Advisory Board of Alianța and is an advocate for NAMI and RAINN. 

Sezatoare la Chicago - Permanent Program


Since July 2019, we organize monthly meetings gathering people sewing Romanian traditional blouses.

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March 31, 2020 Romania at the Festival de la Francophonie


For the third time in role, Authentic Society for Language and Romanian Culture in partnership with the General Consulate of Romania in Chicago will represent Romania at the French Alliance at the Festival de la Francophonie.

In 2020 the Romanian soiree will be dedicated to Romanian traditional dances and music.