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Vladimir Nabokov and Translation: A Transatlantic Symposium

3009 FedEx Global Education Center

Standing at the crossroads of five languages and a matching number of literary traditions (English, French, German, Italian, and Russian), Vladimir Nabokov experienced translation on a level unattainable to the majority of his predecessors, presaging and influencing our modern understanding … Continued

Performance • “If This Were a Movie..” a play by Almir Imširević

The Regulator Bookshop 720 9th St., Durham, NC

The war in Bosnia presents itself through the lens of an apartment in Sarajevo in Almir Imsirevic’s play, If This Were A Movie…, translated by Ellen Elias-Bursac. The Regulator Bookshop and CSEEES are pleased to host the first stage reading of the … Continued

Hettleman Talks • Andrea Bohlman (Music, UNC)

Andrea Bohlman is an associate professor in the UNC Department of Music and a recipient of the 2020 Hettleman Award for Artistic and Scholarly Achievement. Her scholarship resides in the still relatively young academic field of sound studies. She integrates … Continued

Talk • Comics and the Cold War (Eliot Borenstein, NYU)

From their earliest days, American comics either reflected the consensus about the country’s national interest or did their part in bringing that consensus about (as in the case of America’s involvement in World War II).  After the war, the fight … Continued

Carolina Seminar with Matt McGarry (UNC)

3009 FedEx Global Education Center

Matt McGarry is a Teaching Assistant Professor in the UNC Department of Germanic and Slavic Languages and Literatures. His research focuses on the problem of realism in history and literature in Russian prose and poetry. Building on the work of … Continued

Slavic Folklore Button Making

Dey Hall, UNC Campus

Do you know much about Slavic folklore? Have you heard of the scary Baba Yaga that lives in a house with chicken legs? Come to the front of Dey Hall on September 23rd, 12 – 1:30 PM to learn about … Continued