Please join the Harriman Institute and Columbia University Central and Eastern European (CUCEE) Club for the screening of A Place to Stand, a documentary film by Polish filmmaker Anna Ferens. The film will be presented by Anna Ferens, and the event will be moderated by Anna Frajlich, Senior Lecturer, Columbia University.
Please join the Columbia University Central and Eastern European Club (CUCEE) and the Harriman Institute for a conversation with Dr. Franc Trček (University of Ljubljana).
Dr. Trček is a distinguished Professor of Sociology at the University of Ljubljana and a leading expert on dynamics of protest social movements.
Please join the Harriman Institute and the East Central European Center for a poetry reading by Grzegorz Wrblewski. Wrblewski will read in Polish from his new book Kopenhaga. The English translation will be read by Piotr Gwiazda.
European Big City At Home: Foreign Popular Culture in Belgrade Between the Wars
Please join the Harriman Institute and the East Central European Center for the Njegos Endowment for Serbian Language and Culture lecture series with Jovana Babovic, U. of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.
Please join the Harriman Institute and the East Central European Center for the Njegos Endowment for Serbian Language and Culture lecture series with Marija Sajkas, author of "Esther Jovnovich Scrapbook."
The novel is a fictional account of two immigrations, from Belgrade to New York in the 1930s and from New York to Belgrade in the 1990s.
A talk by the internationally renowned Polish filmmaker and public intellectual, Krzysztof Zanussi, co-hosted by the Harriman Institute and the East Central European Center.
Please join us for a discussion with Nenad Popović of the South Stream Pipeline and its Geographical and Economic Repercussions
Translating Eastern Europe
Friday, January 31, 2014
Marshall D. Shulman Seminar Room (1219 IAB)
Please join the East Central European Center and Harriman Institute for an afternoon of readings and discussion. The literature of East Europe, during the Communist era and no less after 1989, refers to realities unfamiliar to North American readers and does so with idiosyncratic language. Its milieu and language pose a challenge to translate and to publish.