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).
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
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).