• Backlash: The Rise and Fall of Liberalism in Eastern Europe (and Globally)
    March 20 4:00pm
    In 1990, journalist John Feffer interviewed several hundred activists, scholars and politicians in East-Central Europe. In 2012-13, he conducted follow-up interviews to assess the economic and political transformation of the region. This lecture, based on his recent book Aftershock: A Journey into Eastern Europe’s Broken Dreams, e more »
  • Lorca, Little Presses, and the Politics of Publication in Interwar Spain
    March 26 12:00pm
    Based on new archival research, this talk by Professor Melissa Dinverno challenges the myth of renowned Spanish writer Federico García Lorca’s presumed “terror” of and disdain for book publication. In addition to suggesting why this myth exists in scholarship and popular culture, I argue for a shift in our understanding more »
  • Midwest Model EU
    April 05 12:00am
    The MMEU is the second oldest intercollegiate simulation of the EU in North America. Participating colleges send delegations of 7 members each, representing the 28 EU member states. Over a period of 48 hours, they meet in formal and informal sessions as the European Council, the European Commission, and several different councils of ministers. more »
Monday, March 19, 2018