Armenian Genocide Commemoration

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  1. Week of August 29, 2015

    1. Saturday, August 29, 2015

      1. All Day

        Confirmed speakers include: Klaus Dodds (Royal Holloway, University of London); Monika Kin Gagnon (Concordia University); Jane Gaines (Columbia University); Faye Ginsburg (New York University); Jeremy Hicks (Queen Mary, University of London); Gunnar Iversen (Norwegian University of Science and Technology); Mariah Larsson (Stockholm University); Monica Mecsei (Norwegian University of Science and Technology); Toby Miller (Loughborough, University in London); Michael Renov (University of Southern California); Oksana Sarkisova (Central European University); Noelle Belanger (University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign);  Kevin Hamilton (University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign) & Ned O¹Gorman (University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign); Cody Lang (York University); Robin L. Murray (Eastern Illinois University); Joseph K. Heumann (Eastern Illinois University); Kevin Nikkel (Five Door Films); Roswitha Skare (University of Tromsø); and Carmen Victor (York University/Ryerson University).


        Arctic Documentaries Conference

        Opening Remarks on August 27 will be at the Spurlock Museum (600 S. Gregory St., Urbana)

        Presentations on August 28-29 will be at 210 Illini Union (1401 W. Green St., Urbana)

  2. Week of September 1, 2015

    1. Thursday, September 3, 2015

      1. 4:00 pm

        Zsuzsa Gille (Associate Professor of Sociology, Illinois)


        Paprika, Foie Gras and Red Mud: Hungary Ten Years after EU Accession

        General Lounge (Room 210), Illini Union

    2. Friday, September 4, 2015

      1. 5:00 pm

        Dr. Martin Stokes, King Edward Professor of Music
        King's College London


        Music and Citizenship

        Smith Memorial Hall Room 25

        805 South Mathews Avenue

        Urbana, IL 61801

  3. Week of September 20, 2015

    1. Thursday, September 24, 2015

      1. 4:00 pm

        Erik R. Scott (Assistant Professor of History, University of Kansas)


        Familiar Strangers: The Georgian Diaspora and the Evolution of Soviet Empire

        101 ISB

  4. Week of September 27, 2015

    1. Tuesday, September 29, 2015

      1. 12:00 pm

        Lyosha Svinarski


        Noontime Scholars Lecture - Title TBD

        101 International Studies Building (910 S. Fifth St., Champaign, IL 61820)

  5. Week of October 11, 2015

    1. Tuesday, October 13, 2015

      1. 12:00 pm

        Marina Filipovic (Ph.D. Candidate in Slavic Languages and Literatures, Illinois)


        The Digestive Tract of the Universe: Andrei Platonov's "Antropo-tekhnika"

        101 International Studies Building (910 S. Fifth St., Champaign)

  6. Week of October 25, 2015

    1. Monday, October 26, 2015

      1. 4:00 pm

        Eliot Borenstein (Professor of Russian and Slavic Studies, New York University)


        The Talking Dead: Articulating the ‘Zombified’ Subject Under Putin

        126 Graduate School of Library & Information Science (501 E. Daniel St., Champaign, IL 61820)

  7. Week of November 1, 2015

    1. Tuesday, November 3, 2015

      1. 12:00 pm

        Padraic Kenney (Professor of History and International Studies, Indiana University)


        The Political Prisoner as a Global Figure

        101 International Studies Building (910 S. Fifth St., Champaign)

  8. Week of December 6, 2015

    1. Monday, December 7, 2015

      1. 12:00 pm

        Cynthia Buckley (Professor of Sociology, Illinois)


        Framing Homosexuality in Moral Terms: Patterns of Potential Tolerance in Central Asia

        Lucy Ellis Lounge (1080 Foreign Languages Building)


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