By CO on March 27, 2015
A poster exhibit featuring photos by participants of #enjoysweden is currently being displayed in the southwest hallway of Buchanan Tower, 2nd floor. In late 2012, the hashtag #enjoysweden was started in the photo app Instagram to collect users’ best shots of Sweden, and users posted over 61,744 images. At the end of each month, 100 […]
By CO on March 10, 2015
The Department of Central, Eastern & Northern European Studies will host an event on Wednesday March 18 and invites students to join us for lunch. Students interested in German, Swedish, Polish, Danish or Russian language, our German, Scandinavian, Russian and Modern European Studies degree programs or study abroad opportunities are welcome. Faculty and instructors will […]
By CO on February 11, 2015
On February 11, 2015, the chair of Estonian Literature at Tartu University introduced Thomas Salumets‘ essay collection “Mõju Mõnu” (Pleasure of Influence). The book, which features twenty-three essays in Estonian translation, was recently published by Tartu University Press. Dr. Salumets participated in the book launch via Skype.
By CO on February 5, 2015
Russian Writers and the Fin de Siècle: The Twilight of Realism, a volume co-edited by new CENES faculty member Dr. Katherine Bowers is set to be published in June 2015. “Russian literature has a reputation for gloomy texts, especially during the late nineteenth century. This volume argues that a ‘fin-de-siècle’ mood informed Russian literature long […]
By CO on January 19, 2015
Recent publication: Classical Music in the German Democratic Republic co-edited by Kyle Frackman and Larson Powell.
By CO on January 15, 2015
Recent publications by Gaby Pailer Jutta Eming, Gaby Pailer, Franziska Schößler, Johannes Traulsen (eds.), Fremde – Luxus – Räume. Konzeptionen von Luxus in Vormoderne und Moderne. Berlin: Frank & Timme, 2015. Gaby Pailer: Luxus, Fremdheit und Geschlechterökonomie in Fanny Ewalds Autobiografie ‘Meine Lebensgeschichte’ und ihrem Roman ‘Jenny’. In: Ibid., p. 167-187. Gaby Pailer, “Emanzipation und […]
By CO on January 12, 2015
Mõju mõnu (Pleasure of Influence) by Thomas Salumets This collection of essays in Estonian translation published by Tartu University Press unpacks themes ranging from Goethe’s Faust as a self-absorbed hero without memory to the legacy of the prominent human scientist Norbert Elias, to previously hidden dimensions of Estonian historiography and culture.