POSTPONED: The Other Europe: Changes and Challenges since 1989

Event time: 
Friday, April 10, 2020 - 9:00am to Saturday, April 11, 2020 - 6:00pm
Henry R. Luce Hall See map
Event description: 

As we mark the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, now is a fitting moment to take stock of the cultural changes in Central, Eastern, and Southeastern Europe over the past three decades and to reflect on the region’s conflicted and contested “Europeanness.” This is also a propitious moment to reexamine the existing analytical frameworks for writing the cultural history of this period, and to consider new possibilities. This international conference will explore these questions while focusing on the vibrant cultural production in this part of Europe in post-1989 literature, film, and visual and performing arts. It aims in particular to foster a broad conversation between North American and European scholars of culture.  The language of the conference will be English.…