Search Results for Center for the Humanities and the Public Sphere

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“The Other Europe” film and discussion

Published: Sep 29th, 2017

Reitz Union Auditorium Part of the “Future Freedom and Walls” Campus Weeks Events. A brief introduction to the film will be given by Dr. Barbara Mennel, Interim Director of the… Read More

Père de la Croix and the Challenges of Christian Archaeology in Late 19th Century France – A CES Lunchtime Symposium with Bonnie Effros

Published: Aug 29th, 2016

Dr. Bonnie Effros is a Professor of History and Director of the Center for the Humanities in the Public Sphere at the University of Florida. Despite growing anti-clerical sentiment in the late… Read More

Lunchtime Symposia and Talks

Published: Jun 11th, 2014

To suggest a speaker, complete this online form. Talks must be Europe-related. The CES Lunchtime Symposium The Center for European Studies sponsors an on-going Lunchtime Symposium speaker series where we… Read More

Conferences and Workshops

Published: May 28th, 2014

Upcoming Conferences: 2018-2019 TBA Previous CES sponsored or co-sponsored academic conferences and workshops: 2017-2018 “12th Annual Symposium of Spanish and Portuguese Studies” January 27, 2018 in Reitz Union Co-sponsors: Spanish… Read More

Peeking Behind the Curtain: Political Theater of Russian Education Reforms

Published: Aug 22nd, 2019

Keene-Flint 005 Elena Aydarova, Auburn University Russia is often described as an authoritarian country under President Putin’s control. Yet this perception obscures policy activities of those who work under the… Read More

#MyEscape – Film 4 in the Refugees in Film series

Published: Feb 15th, 2017

Film 4 in the series, #MyEscape is a documentary using cellphone footage taken by refugees fleeing to Germany. In this film, the refugees give their personal accounts of these journeys and videos… Read More

Welcome – Film 3 in the Refugee in Film series

Published: Feb 15th, 2017

Film 3 in the series, Welcome is a French film that depicts the friendship between Simon, a recently-divorced swimming coach, and Bilal, a young Iraqi-Kurd whose only dream is to… Read More

Fuocommare/Fire at Sea – Film 2 in the Refugees in Film series

Published: Feb 15th, 2017

Film 2 in the series, Fuocommare is a beautiful, cinematic documentary by Gianfranco Rosi that captures migrants’ dangerous Mediterranean crossing, set against a background of the ordinary life of Islanders… Read More

Terraferma – Film 1 in the Refugees in Film series

Published: Feb 15th, 2017

Film 1: Terraferma with Introduction by Esther Romeyn – An Italian drama that captures the development of empathy. A fisherman and his grandson rescue a pregnant woman and her young… Read More

Russian National Idea/Identity in the 21st Century: Liberalism vs. Democracy

Published: Mar 17th, 2015

talk by Alexander Burak, Department of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures 2013-2014 Rothman Faculty Summer Fellow Russia’s perceived unpredictability is in direct proportion to ignorance about its internal political and cultural… Read More