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Siberian Thaw: Climate Change and Social Change in Siberia

Friday, May 9, 2008 to Saturday, May 10, 2008

This workshop brought together researchers from a variety of disciplines (anthropology, linguistics, musicology and environmental science) to explore the interrelations between culture, language and environment in Siberia and to investigate ways for the academic community to respond to the accelerating pace of change.


Islam, Modernity, and Eurasia

Friday, October 3, 2008 to Saturday, October 4, 2008

Critical Spaces of Hope: Locating Postsocialism and the Future in post-Yugoslav Anthropology

Friday, October 24, 2008 to Saturday, October 25, 2008

Critical Spaces of Hope: Locating Postsocialism and the Future in post-Yugoslav Anthropology aims to deprovincialize the anthropology of the former Yugoslavia by putting it in long overdue conversation with the study of postsocialism. It does so by bringing together an international group of junior anthropologists engaged in ongoing post-Yugoslav field research and senior anthropologists known for their work on postsocialist transformation.

Albanian Linguistics Workshop

Listen to recorded lectures from this conference here.


The Albanian Linguistics Workshop was the inspiration of Dr. Kelly Maynard, a visiting lecturer in the Department of Slavic Languages & Literatures who taught Structure of Albanian during winter quarter. 2009. She saw this as an opportunity to introduce what might be the next generation of Albanian linguists to some established scholars in the field.


New Histories of Modern Art: The East European Avant-Gardes

Thursday, February 4, 2010 to Saturday, February 6, 2010

In light of recent scholarship and new critical methodologies that have invigorated the study of modern and contemporary art from Eastern Europe, the organizers think it timely to reconsider both the classical avant-garde period and the subsequent neo-avant-gardes.

New Exhibits at Regenstein Library

Wednesday, April 14, 2010 to Friday, December 31, 2010


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