Lecture | March 30 | 4:30-5:30 p.m. | 6415 Dwinelle Hall
Klaus Muller-Wille, University of Zurich
Lecture | April 1 | 12-1:30 p.m. | 201 Moses Hall
Simo Mikkonen, Finnish historian; 2014-15 Fulbright Scholar, UCB
This talk focuses on the Finnish workers' movement, looking particularly at its ideological and political struggles after WWII. After losing the war with the Soviet Union, but avoiding outright occupation, Finland became geopolitically isolated. Furthermore, the previously banned Communist Party was legalized, which provoked a political and ideological fight between the Social Democratic and... More >
Facing the Terror: Remembrance and Apprehension in the Aftermath of the Norwegian Terror Attacks of 22/7
Lecture | April 9 | 5 p.m. | Dwinelle Hall, 142, Nestrick Room
Professor Anne Gjelsvik, Department of Art and Media Studies, NTNU (Trondheim, Norway)
This talk investigates how Norwegian media, writers, and artists have faced the ungraspable terror attacks that took place on July 22, 2011, when one man singlehanded killed 77 people, most of the young participants at a youth camp at Utøya just outside of Oslo.
Reading - Nonfiction | April 27 | 4:30-5:30 p.m. | Stephens Hall, Geballe Room, Townsend Center for the Humanities
Göran Rosenberg, Author and journalist.
A reading by Swedish author and journalist Göran Rosenberg, from his recently translated memoir about his father's life in Sweden after surviving Auschwitz.