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April 2019

Peter Filkins, “Writing History, Writing Biography: Capturing the Life of H.G. Adler’s Many Worlds”

April 26 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
104 Van Hise Hall, 1220 Linden Dr
Madison, WI 53706
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Poet, novelist, author of two seminal Holocaust studies, one of the earliest historians of Auschwitz, a last representative of Kafka’s Prague, and expert for the Eichmann trial, H.G. Adler (1910-1988) survived Theresienstadt, Auschwitz, and two…

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Paul-Alexis Mellet, “Peace and Justice. Remonstrances as a Means of Negotiation and Resistance during the French Civil Wars (1550-1600)”

April 29 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Room 212, University Club, 432 East Campus Mall
Madison, WI 53706
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Remonstrances were texts printed in Europe during the civil wars (1550-1650). They are unique in that they served simultaneously as a means of governance, instruments of negotiation, and avenues of resistance. They enabled continuous dialog…

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May 2019

Subha Xavier, “Wretched of the Sea: African Migrant Boat Narratives in International Context”

May 1 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
206 Ingraham, 1155 Observatory Dr
Madison, WI 53706
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Professor Subha Xavier is Associate Professor of French and core faculty at the Institute of African Studies at Emory University. She is author of the The Migrant Text: Making and Marketing a Global French Literature (McGill-Queen’s UP,…

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Annual Meeting for The Society for the Advancement of Scandinavian Studies (SASS)

May 2 - May 4
Monona Terrace, 1 John Nolan Drive
Madison, WI 53703
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The Society for the Advancement of Scandinavian Studies will hold its annual academic conference in Madison from May 2nd through May 4th. Each year the conference draws hundreds of presenters from various parts of the…

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Subha Xavier, “Heurts poétiques en langue sino-française: Les textes migrants de Shan Sa et François Cheng”

May 2 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The French House, 633 N Frances St
Madison, WI 53706
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Giuliana Chamedes, “Catholic Internationalism: The Vatican’s Holy War against Liberals and Communists in Europe, 1915-1965”

May 3 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Banquet Room, University Club, 432 East Campus Mall
Madison, WI 53706
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Drawing on new archival research conducted in eight countries and in seven different languages, “Catholic Internationalism: The Vatican’s Holy War against Liberals and Communists in Europe, 1915-1965” uncovers how the Vatican shaped the European international…

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Florence Vatan, “Paris: The Pulse of the City”

May 8 @ 7:00 pm
Elvehjem Building, L160, 800 University Ave
Madison, WI 53706
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A part of the French and Italian Cities Lectures; Public talks on the great cities of Italy, France, and the French speaking world. Co-sponsored by European Studies, the Center for German and European Studies, the…

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Changing Landscapes of Indigeneity

May 13 - May 16

Together with the Center for Culture, History and the Environment at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, the Rachel Carson Center is organizing a Place-Based Workshop (PBW) on “Changing Landscapes of Indigeneity” from May 13-16, 2019. The…

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July 2019

Madison Early Music Festival “The Grand Tour: A 20th Anniversary Celebration”

July 6 @ 8:00 am - July 13 @ 5:00 pm

The Madison Early Music Festival presents The Grand Tour: A 20th Anniversary Celebration! This year's theme is an homage to the 300-year tradition of young English aristocrats trekking through Europe in search of art, adventure, and…

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The Dark Side of Sugar: Slavery, Indentured Labor, & Race Relations

July 8 - July 9
Truax Campus, 1750 Wright St
Madison, WI
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Please visit https://southasia.wisc.edu/secondary-education-workshop-july-8-9-2019/ for more information. Registration is $100 and this fee includes materials, dinner on day 1, and lunch on day 2. Click the link for registration details and more.

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