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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)
Contact
Kim Rice
E-Mail
kimrice@illinois.edu
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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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