This week we feature a panel discussion presented by the Center for the Study of Europe in collaboration with the Latin American Studies Program. Our speakers are: Kostis Kornetis, Assistant Professor at the Center for European and Mediterranean Studies at New York University; and Alex Khasnabish, Associate Professor in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology at Mount Saint Vincent University in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Tonight’s discussion is titled “Social Resistance in Times of Austerity.”
Our lecture this week is presented by the Boston University Institute for Philosophy and Religion, co-sponsored by the Elie Wiesel Center for Judaic Studies. Our speaker is Kenneth Reinhard, Associate Professor of English and Comparative Literature at UCLA. Professor Reinhard’s lecture is titled “Psychoanalysis and the Monotheistic Origins of Modern Science.”
This week we have a panel-discussion titled “Lost in Unification: Post-Cold War Europe East and West – Remembering the Berlin Wall.” The discussion is presented by the Boston University Arts Initiative, the Boston University Center for the Study of Europe, and the Goethe-Institut Boston. Our speakers are: German filmmaker, Marten Persiel; Boston University Professor of International Relations and History, Igor Lukes; and Polish author, Agata Pyzik.
This week we bring you stories written and produced by students from the Narrative Radio class in the College of Communication at Boston University. Our student contributors are (in order of appearance): Kateri Donahoe, Rebecca Sananes, Jessica Authrey, Yizi Wang, Judith Lavelle, Dave Tarantino, Nichole Jaques, Karen Zusi, Elizabeth Deatrick, Julia Sklar, Hanae Armitage, and Grace Raver.
Our lecture this week is presented by the American and New England Studies program in the College of Arts and Sciences. Our speaker is New York University history professor, Greg Grandin. Professor Grandin’s lecture is titled “The Empire of Necessity: Herman Melville and the Problem of New World Slavery.”