March 24, 2019

Spring 2019 Events

Spring 2019 Events

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Tuesday, March 26, 4:30-6:00 p.m., New Cabell Hall 236

“Finding the Medical Subject (On the Example of Lenin)”

William Nickell, Associate Professor at the University of Chicago

Organized and co-sponsored by CREEES and the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures

Poster

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Friday, March 29, 2019, 3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m., The Great Hall in Garrett Hall

Perspectives on the U.S. and Europe: Ambassadors of the Visegrad Group

His Excellency Ivan Korčok, Ambassador of Slovakia

His Excellency Hynek Kmoníček, Ambassador of Czechia

His Excellency László Szabó, Ambassador of Hungary

His Excellency Piotr Wilczek, Ambassador of Poland

This panel discussion will focus on the countries’ relations with the United States and current issues impacting their countries, the region, and Europe. The panel will be moderated by The Honorable Stephen Mull, University of Virginia Vice Provost for Global Affairs and former U.S. Ambassador to Poland and Lithuania. Center for Politics Director Larry Sabato will welcome and introduce the guests. Co-hosts of this event include the UVA Office of the Provost; The Woodrow Wilson Center for Politics; Center for Russian, Eastern European and Eurasian Studies; European Studies Program; Frank Batten School for Leadership and Public Policy; and Miller Center for Public Affairs.

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Friday, March 29, 5:30 p.m.-7:00 p.m., Hotel A (1 West Range)

Keynote Address: “Queer Plots Against Russia, or Tolerance as a Social Disease”

Eliot Borenstein, Professor of Russian at New York University

Organized by CREEES and the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures

Reception to Follow the Talk

Poster

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Saturday, March 30, 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Jefferson Scholars Foundation (112 Clarke Court)

University of Virginia Slavic Forum: “On the Edge”:  An Interdisciplinary Forum on Innovation, Modernity, and Trends

The University of Virginia Society of Slavic Graduate Students is sponsoring an interdisciplinary forum devoted challenging contemporary and historical perceptions and values, identifying outlying ideas and trends, and investigating tensions between the old and the new.

The modern world is punctuated by periods of innovation, revolution, and change. As we conceive of monumental breakthroughs throughout history and across cultures, we look to individuals and movements that have challenged the status quo and broke with accepted norms and traditions.

Forum organized by the Society of Slavic Graduate Students, CREEES, the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures, the Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures, the Corcoran Department of Philosophy, the McIntire Department of Art, the Department of Classics, the Department of French, the Department of English, the Department of Middle Eastern and South Asian Languages and CulturesGlobal Studies, and the Jewish Studies Program

Full Program

Poster

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Monday, April 1, 5:00 p.m.-6:30 p.m., Gibson Hall 211

 ”The Prussian Origins of Polish Socialism: The Upper Silesia Tower and the Poznań International Fair, 1911-1959″

Patryk Babiracki, Associate Professor of History at the University of Texas at Arlington

This lecture is part of the “Crossing Borders” Spring 2019 UVa Polish Lecture Series made possible by the generosity of Lady Blanka Rosenstiel and the American Institute of Polish Culture.

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Thursday, April 4, 4:00 p.m.-5:30 p.m., New Cabell 262

“Russian Orthodox Revival: Restitution of Church Property and Heritage Discourse”

Katia Dianina, Associate Professor of Slavic Languages and Literatures at the University of Virginia

Organized and co-sponsored by CREEES and the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures

This talk is part of the Spring 2019 Slavic Colloquium

Poster

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Sunday, April 7, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m., Old Cabell Hall

Workshop on Klezmer Music 

Deborah Strauss, member of the Strauss/Warschauer Duo and was a long-time member of the Klezmer Conservatory Band

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Wednesday, April 10, 12 p.m. – 1:30 p.m., Nau 342

Colloquium on Klezmer Music in Poland

Deborah Strauss and Cantor Jeff Warschauer of the Strauss/Warschauer Duo

Organized and co-sponsored by the McIntire Department of Music, CREEES, and the UVA Jewish Studies Program

Lunch will be provided

 RSVP: Adam Cohn ajc6g@virginia.edu

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Thursday, April 11, 8:00 p.m.

UVA Klezmer Ensemble Concert under the direction of Joel Rubin, with special guest the Strauss/Warschauer Duo

More details about this event will be posted at a later time

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Monday, April 15th, 5:00-6:30 p.m., Gibson Hall 211

“Polish Politics on the World Stage”

A roundtable featuring Stephen D. Mull, the Vice Provost for Global Affairs at UVa and former US Ambassador to Poland, Krzysztof Jasiewicz, the Ames Professor of Sociology at Washington and Lee University, and Aleksandra Sznajder Lee, an Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of Richmond

Organized and co-sponsored by CREEES, the Corcoran Department of History, and the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures

This lecture is part of the “Crossing Borders” Spring 2019 UVa Polish Lecture Series made possible by the generosity of Lady Blanka Rosenstiel and the American Institute of Polish Culture.

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Past Events

 

Thursday, January 31, 4:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m., Clark Hall 102

“Gender and Medicine in Premodern Russia: Folk Healers, Faith Healers, and the First Woman Doctor”

Eve Levin, professor of Russian and East European history at the University of Kansas

Organized and co-sponsored by CREEES and the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures

Poster

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Thursday, February 7, 6:00-7:30 p.m., Hotel A (Center for Global Inquiry+Innovation)

Book Talk: The Hungry Steppe: Famine, Violence, and the Making of Soviet Kazakhstan 

(Cornell University Press, 2018)

Sarah Cameron, Associate Professor of Russian and Soviet history at the University of Maryland

Organized and co-sponsored by CREEES, the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures, and

the Corcoran Department of History

Poster

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Tuesday, February 19, 4:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.,  Clark Hall 102

“Dostoevsky: For and Against the Self”

Yuri Corrigan, Assistant Professor of Russian and Comparative Literature at Boston University

Organized and co-sponsored by CREEES and the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures

Poster

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Thursday, February 28, 5:00 p.m.-6:30 p.m., Nau Hall 211

“Internal Frontiers: Citizen Denunciations and the Construction of Belonging in the Polish Second Republic, 1918-1923.”

Keely Stauter-Halsted, the Hejna Family Chair in Polish Studies and Professor History at the University of Illinois at Chicago

Organized and co-sponsored by CREEES, the Corcoran Department of History, and the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures

This lecture is part of the “Crossing Borders” Spring 2019 UVa Polish Lecture Series made possible by the generosity of Lady Blanka Rosenstiel and the American Institute of Polish Culture.

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Tuesday, March 5, 6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m., Language Commons (New Cabell Hall 298)

Movie Screening: “Cold War,” dir. Paweł Pawlikowski (Poland, 2018).

Organized and co-sponsored by CREEES, the Corcoran Department of History, the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures, the Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures, and the Program in European Studies

This lecture is part of the “Crossing Borders” Spring 2019 UVa Polish Lecture Series made possible by the generosity of Lady Blanka Rosenstiel and the American Institute of Polish Culture.

Pizza will be served at this event.

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Tuesday, March 19, 4 p.m. – 5:30 pm, New Cabell 236

“Memory of the Minsk Ghetto: The Evolution of Intergenerational Holocaust Narratives” 

Tierre Sanford, University of Virginia

 Organized and co-sponsored by CREEES and the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures

This talk is part of the Spring 2019 Slavic Colloquium

Poster

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