Nabu Circle: Dr. Shana Zaia

It is our pleasure to announce the next presenter in the Assyrian Cultural Foundation’s Nabu Circle Lecture series: Dr. Shana Zaia, an Assistant Professor of Ancient History in the Department of Art & Culture, History, and Antiquity at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam.

On Saturday, September 30th, allow Dr. Zaia to take us on a journey through Assyrian history and culture with her profound insight on the topic: “The Brothers’ Conflict: The Assyrian Civil War of 652 BC.”

Don’t miss the opportunity to learn about this crucial aspect of Assyrian history.

Save the date for this unique experience: Saturday, September 30th at 1:00 PM (CST) via Zoom.

"The Assyrian Cultural Foundation is committed to fostering an understanding and appreciation of our rich heritage, and we're excited to connect with you during this lecture and those to come."

Registration link:

Meeting ID: 863 6733 7438
Passcode: Assyrian

Nabu Circle Lecture Series: Dr. Nurgül Çelebi

We are thrilled to introduce the next lecturer in the Nabu Circle Lecture series hosted by the Assyrian Cultural Foundation: Dr. Nurgül Çelebi. As a highly knowledgeable independent researcher in Hungary, Dr. Çelebi brings her sophisticated expertise to the topic, “The Duality of Sin and Shamash.”

Assyrian Roundtable Series: Yousip Canon

We are thrilled to announce the next speaker in our Assyrian Roundtable Series: Yousip Canon! This renowned Assyrian activist, writer, and playwright gives his profound insight into our latest lecture, “A Very Short Story, a Very Long Journey.”

Assyrian Dance Party

The Assyrian Cultural Foundation is thrilled to announce our first Assyrian Dance Party on November 25th! For one night only, enjoy a wonderful performance featuring: Walter Aziz, Ogin Bet Samo, […]

Night of Poetry

Holiday Inn - Skokie, IL 5300 W Touhy Ave, Skokie, IL, United States

The Assyrian Cultural Foundation is pleased to announce our gorgeous Night of Poetry on March 10. Featuring readings from the profound works of Marina Benjamin (Ishtar's) Poetry & Ninos Nirari, guests are in for an inspiring evening that will stick with them long after the event has come to a close.
If you are interested in joining us, please take note of the important information below.
Date: Sunday, March 10th, 2023
Time: 6:00 PM (𝐃𝐨𝐨𝐫𝐬 𝐎𝐩𝐞𝐧 𝐚𝐭 𝟓:𝟎𝟎 𝐏𝐌)
Location: Holiday Inn, 5300 W Touhy Ave, Skokie, IL 60077
Ticket Price: $35
For any questions, or to purchase tickets, call the Assyrian Cultural Foundation at 224-341-8026 or 312-720-5522. We are happy to help.
In addition to the Assyrian Cultural Foundation, event tickets can be purchased at:
• Ashtar Food Market (4720 Oakton St, Skokie, IL 60076)
• Arax Foods (9017 N Milwaukee Ave, Niles, IL 60714).
We look forward to sharing this night of gorgeous Assyrian poetry with you!
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