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Slavic Colloquium

Thursday, January 27, 2011
12:00 AM
3308 MLB

featuring Andreas Schönle and Andrew Herscher

6 p.m. – Light Supper
7 p.m. – Andreas Schönle, "Beauty, ruin and selfhood in Civil War Petrograd" — his discussion will look at invocations of the allure and beauty of ruins in Petrograd in the context of attempts to salvage, if not reinvent a sense of selfhood.
7:45 p.m. – Andrew Herscher, "Nongovernmental Memory" — a topic extending from his book will look at ruins which have been assimilated in post-Yugoslav memory practices.