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1418 Van Hise

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1220 Linden Dr
Madison, WI 53706

September 2019

German Workshops with Burkinabe Musician and Human Rights Activist Ezé Wendtoin

September 20, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 1:00 pm
1418 Van Hise, 1220 Linden Dr
Madison, WI 53706
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Ezé Wendtoin, Musician and Human Rights Activist Co-sponsored by the Center for German and European Studies and the German and Dutch Graduate Student Association (GDGSA). Ezé Wendtoin is a musician from Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso who…

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February 2020

Benjamin Mier-Cruz, “Sweden’s New York Realness: To be Young, Queer, and Black in Swedish Women’s Filmmaking”

February 3 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
1418 Van Hise, 1220 Linden Dr
Madison, WI 53706

In this talk, Benjamin Mier-Cruz will compare Sweden’s social democratic ideal of the folkhemmet (the people’s home)—which regards society as a family unit—with the survivalist “house-building” of Black and Latinx youth in two documentary films,…

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Carsten Jensen, “Populism in Europe”

February 6 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
1418 Van Hise, 1220 Linden Dr
Madison, WI 53706
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This event is co-sponsored by the Center for European Studies and the Nordic branch of the Department of German, Nordic and Slavic. A leading literary figure in his native Denmark, Carsten Jensen is the author…

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Liina-Ly Roos, “The Not-Quite Child: Invisible Structures of Memory and Proximate Migration in Nordic Imagination”

February 10 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
1418 Van Hise, 1220 Linden Dr
Madison, WI 53706

What does the displaced Finnish child in the postwar Swedish welfare state say about ethnicity, whiteness, transcultural memory, and national identity? By focusing on a Swedish-Finnish Elina: as if I wasn't there (Klaus Härö, 2002)…

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