Film - Documentary | March 11 | 1:30-3:30 p.m. | Fromm Institute Auditorium - University of San Francisco
Institute of European Studies, Austrian Studies Program, Fromm Institute - University of San Francisco
"Redemption Blues" is a documentary about the legacy of the Holocaust and the insights of some of its last survivors. The film begins where conventional Shoah narratives leave off and traces a path forward, through personal and emotional engagement towards hope. The film will be introduced by filmmaker Peter Stastny, who will participate in a discussion and Q&A following the screening.
Lecture | March 12 | 12-1 p.m. | 201 Moses Hall
Timothy Scott Brown, Northeastern University, Boston
The Prague Spring, a movement of reform Communism instituted in Czechoslovakia under Alexander Dubcek in early 1968 and crushed by Soviet force of arms in August of the same year, has been interpreted overwhelmingly according to a liberal narrative ending in the Velvet Revolution of 1989. To be sure, the relevance of the experiment in Socialism with a Human Face for the Europe-wide uprisings... More >
Lecture | March 13 | 12-1 p.m. | 201 Moses Hall
Timm Beichelt, European University Viadrina, Frankfurt (Oder)
While soccer officials often insist that sports and politics belong to different spheres, the opposite seems to be true. With frames like success, unlimited competition, and team loyalty, soccer heavily influences the pre-political sphere in European states. In the field of soccer, basic dispositions with regard to the legitimacy of an economized life and the definition of local or... More >
Lecture | March 14 | 12:45-2 p.m. | 308 A Doe Library
Elizabeth Hunter, African American Studies & African Diaspora Studies, UC Berkeley
Visual artist Jeannette Ehlers discusses artistic strategies of resistance to coloniality with Professor Leigh Raiford and Elizabeth Hunter (African Diaspora Studies, UC Berkeley), focusing on counter-narratives to the Eurocentric writing of History.
Jeannette Ehlers is a Copenhagen-based artist of Danish and Trinidadian descent whose practice takes shape experimentally across photography, ... More >