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Sat., Oct. 20, 2018

Will Kemp Returns: a Jigs Revival

Back by popular demand, Consort favorite Steve Player with jigs, songs, and antics from Elizabethan England! International House welcomes the Newberry Consort as they revive their Jigs program with new ballads, new hijinks, and even more laughs, brought to you by singers and dancers, our violin band, lute and guitar, pipe and tabor, and bagpipe with costumes by Meriem Bahri.

Thu., Oct. 25, 2018

2018-2019 Tetsuo Najita Distinguished Lecture: Yu Miri

Join us for this year's Tetsuo Najita Distinguished Lecture entitled Myself Within Japan, Myself Within Fukushima with Yu Miri as she discusses and questions the concepts of home and nation-state, drawing on her family's story and her own experience with the city of Fukushima. 

Fri., Oct. 26, 2018

Marking x8: Commemoration in Czech and Slovak History

With the political upheavals of 1848, independence in 1918, the Nazi occupation of 1938, the socialist coup in 1948, and the Warsaw Pact invasion of 1968, Czech, Slovak, and Czechoslovak history are often reduced to the narratives of these ‘8s’. With a keynote lecture by David Cooper from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign and speakers contributing perspectives from film, theater, Jewish studies, urban studies, and gender studies, this program creates a space for interdisciplinary approaches to the idea of commemoration, memory, and the making and managing of Czech and Slovak history and identity.

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