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Ukraine in Crisis – BARtalk with UBC Professors

BARtalk: Ukraine in Crisis – UBC Professors Answer Your Questions THURSDAY, March 13TH, 6:00-7:30PM, in the Gallery Lounge at UBC In light of recent events in Ukraine, UBC’s Terry Project is dedicating its next BARtalk event to this conflict in the heart of Europe (see full announcement here). Join Dr. Arjun Chowdhury, Dr. Kurt Hübner […]

Response from Slavic Faculty Members to Violence in Ukraine

According to CBC News, at least 25 are dead and 241 injured in the latest violent clashes in Ukraine’s political crisis. The Slavic faculty members of the Department of CENES are deeply saddened by the sharp escalation of violence in Kiev which can be blamed on the government, which has failed to respond to the demands […]

Michael Batts

In Memoriam: Michael S. Batts

It is our sad duty to report that our colleague and former department head Michael S. Batts passed away on January 16, 2014. After completing a BA with Honours at King’s College, London (1953), and a Ph.D. at the Albert-Ludwigs University of Freiburg (1957),  he held positions in Mainz, Basel, Würzburg and Berkeley before joining […]

Winthrop-Young and Iuraşcu Co-Edit Journal Special Issue

Winthrop-Young and Iuraşcu Co-Edit Journal Special Issue

Profs. Winthrop-Young and Iuraşcu have co-edited a special issue of a cultural theory journal.

Winthrop-Young on Australian Radio

Winthrop-Young on Australian Radio

Dr. Geoffrey Winthrop-Young, Professor and Associate Head of CENES, was a guest on the Australian Broadcasting Corporation’s (ABC) show “The Philosopher’s Zone.”

Gender, Nation and Education

Gender, Nation and Education

CENES hosts a symposium on Christa Winsloe’s text material.