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7th Annual Slavic Graduate Students Association Conference: A Century of Revolution - Culture, politics, and people

Event Type
Conference/Workshop
Sponsor
Slavic Graduate Students Association; Cosponsored by the Program in Jewish Culture & Society, the Russian, East European & Eurasian Center, the Center for Global Studies, the Department of Gender & Women’s Studies, the Department of Linguistics, the Department of Slavic Languages & Literatures, the Department of Sociology, the Department of Theatre, the European Union Center, the Unit for Criticism & Interpretive Theory, the Department of Anthropology, the Department of History, and the Program in Comparative & World Literature.
Location
Bevier Hall Commons (Bevier Hall 249)
Date
Apr 7, 2017 - Apr 8, 2017   All Day
Speaker
Jessica Greenberg (UIUC, Anthropology)
Originating Calendar
European Union Center Events

Join us for this year's Graduate Student Conference in Slavic Studies at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign.

Keynote Lecture: "From Revolution to Solidarity: Protest, Migration, and the Absent/Present State in the Balkans" by Jessica Greenberg of the Anthropology Department (UIUC).

Schedule:

April 7th

11:00-12:30 – Utopias, Dystopias, and Changing Visions of the Future

12:40-2:40 – Social Change and Literary Modes of Representation

3:40-5:10 – Cinematic Interpretations of Soviet Experiences during Perestroika

5:20-7 – Keynote Lecture by Prof. Greenberg

April 8th

9:30-11:00 – The Changing Political Landscape in Georgia and Ukraine

11:10-12:40 – Challenging Conceptions of Masculinity and Femininity

2-3:30 – Discourses of Identity in Contemporary Polish Culture

3:40-5:10 – Jewish Narratives from the Late Pale and Soviet Borderlands

All events will be held at Bevier Commons, located in Bevier Hall (Room 249; 905 S. Goodwin in Urbana).

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