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 have a panel discussion presented by the Boston University African American Studies Program, titled “Black and Latino Coalitions from the 1960s to Today.” Our speakers are: Babson College Professor of History and Foodways, Frederick Douglass Opie; and Boston Chief of Health and Human Services, Felix Arroyo.
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 our lecture is presented by The Center for the Study of Europe at Boston University, co-sponsored by the Goethe Institut Boston, the Goethe Institut Washington DC, and Brandeis University Center for German and European Studies. Our speaker is Harald Welzer, Professor for Transformation-Design at the University of Flensburg. Professor Welzer’s lecture is titled “Climate Wars: What People Will Be Killed For in the 21st Century.”
This week our lecture is presented by the Boston University Department of Modern Languages and Comparative Literature, and the College of Arts and Sciences. Our speaker is Iraqi-born novelist, and literary translator, Sinan Antoon. His lecture is titled “Translation and the Work of Mourning.”