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Central Europe Film Series: White God (Fehér isten)

Toy Lounge, Dey Hall

Introduction by Inga Pollmann (GSLL & Comparative Literature, UNC-Chapel Hill) When young Lili is forced to give up her beloved dog Hagen because its mixed-breed heritage is deemed “unfit” by the State, she and the dog begin a dangerous journey … Continued

Film Screening: Body (Ciało)

Toy Lounge, Dey Hall

Mixing brave social commentary with a dark and absurd sense of humor comes naturally to the celebrated Polish director Małgorzata Szumowska, but she pushes these two elements into compelling new territory with Body. The lives of a young woman with … Continued

The Crisis of Truth in Hungarian News Media

Toy Lounge, Dey Hall

This presentation will examine the judicial and legal framework that, starting in 2010, has reshaped Hungary’s news media in dramatic ways and has resulted in an unprecedented polarization in civil society. Dr. Lilla Tőke will in particularly focus on the number of nonprofessional … Continued

An Evening in Honor of Svetlana Alexievich’s Work

Toy Lounge, Dey Hall

Please join us for a roundtable on the work of recent Nobel Literature Prize Winner Svetlana Alexievich. This event is free and open to the public. You are cordially invited to a roundtable honoring the achievement of Svetlana Alexievich, Winner of the … Continued