ABOUT THE CALENDAR
Beyond Insiders and Outsiders: Rethinking Nationalism and the Politics of Othering in the Modern Balkans
Lecture | March 2 | 12-1:30 p.m. | 270 Stephens Hall
During the nineteenth century, Serbian and Croatian national movements defined themselves against the specter of the Turk. Yet even as they explicitly named the Turks as sworn enemies, many Serbian-Croatian nationalists simultaneously described Bosnian Turks or Muslims as their brothers, pointing to their shared language, traditions, and ancestry. As one leading South Slavic nationalist... More >
Film - Documentary | March 2 | 6-8 p.m. | 188 Dwinelle Hall
Evgeny Mitta, Visual Artist, Documentary Filmmaker, Scenographer, and Actor
Act and Punishment is a documentary that historically and culturally grounds the protest actions of Pussy Riot. The film, which the Russian government has banned, juxtaposes interviews with members of Pussy Riot who tell their own stories alongside commentary by Russian art historians, curators, and artists who contextualize their work. The film makes extensive use of raw footage depicting Pussy... More >
Colloquium | March 5 | 4-5:30 p.m. | B-4 Dwinelle Hall
This is the second lecture of the Spring 2018 Slavic Graduate Colloquium lecture series.
Conference/Symposium | March 9 | 9:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. | Stanford Humanities Center
424 Saint Teresa Street, Stanford, CA 94305
42nd Annual Stanford-Berkeley Conference
Lecture | March 14 | 4-6 p.m. | Martin Luther King Jr. Student Union, Stephens Lounge
Linor Goralik, Author
One of the first Russian writers to make a name for herself on the Internet, Linor Goralik writes conversational short works that conjure the absurd in all its forms, reflecting post-Soviet life and daily universals. Her mastery of the minimal, including a wide range of experiments in different forms of micro-prose, is on full display in this collection of poems, stories, comics, a play, and an... More >
Lecture | March 16 | 12-1:30 p.m. | 270 Stephens Hall
Through a brief overview of the turbulent nineteenth and especially the early twentieth centuries of Van/Vaspurakan Armenians this lecture will underscore the ways in which exploring this particular location challenges the conventional understandings regarding Armenian modernization, inter and intra-communal relations in the late Ottoman period and, particularly the Genocide.
Colloquium | March 19 | 4-5:30 p.m. | B-4 Dwinelle Hall
This is the third lecture of the Spring 2018 Slavic Graduate Colloquium lecture series.
Lecture | March 22 | 4-5:30 p.m. | 223 Moses Hall
Paul Lendvai, Journalist
Through a masterly and cynical manipulation of ethnic nationalism, and deep-rooted corruption, Prime Minister Orbán has exploited successive electoral victories to build a closely knit and super-rich oligarchy. More than any other EU leader, he wields undisputed power over his people.
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