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An Interdisciplinary Commemoration of the End of World War I: “Interdisciplinary Conversations: The War that Made Today”  Add To Calendar

November 1, 2018 11 AM -  4 PM

An Interdisciplinary Commemoration of the End of World War I:
“Interdisciplinary Conversations:  The War that Made Today”

11:00 – 12:15 pm

WWI, Nationalism and the New Global World Order

Moderator: Dr. Neal R. McCrillis, Department of History—20th century British & Irish History

Dr. John Abbott, Department of History—Modern Germany & Europe

Dr. Katharine M. Floros, Department of Political Science—International Relations & American Foreign Policy

Dr. Rama Mantena, Department of History—Modern India

Dr. Marina Mogilner, Department of History—Modern Russia & Eastern  Europe

Dr. Nasser Mufti, Department of English—19th century British & Postcolonial Literature


1:00 – 2:15 pm

Art at War: The International Avant-Garde and World War I

Moderator Julia Vaingurt, Associate Professor, Slavic and Baltic Languages and Literatures, in conversation with UIC graduate students:

Daniel Sanchez Bataller -- Art History

Andrzej Brylak -- Slavic and Baltic Languages and Literatures

Zachary Fitzpatrick -- Germanic Studies

Andrei Gorkovoi -- Slavic and Baltic Languages and Literatures

Nicoletta Rousseva -- Art History

Charlie Smith -- Slavic and Baltic Languages and Literatures

2:30 – 3:45 pm

Healing the Walking Wounded: Shell-Shocked WWI Soldiers through a Contemporary Cultural Lens

Moderator Dr. Sara Hall, Moving Image Arts and the Department of Germanic Studies

Dr. Christian K. Messenger, Department of English

Dr. Jennifer Rupert, Department of English

WWI Programming Partners:

The Honors College, The Institute for the Humanities, Jane Addams Hull-House Museum, Student Veteran Affairs.

Please see complete listing of all Interdisciplinary Commemoration Events

  • Date(s): Thursday, 11/1 11:00 AM to Thursday, 11/1 4:00 PM
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  • Location: Chicago, IL, USA
  • Contact: Linda Vavra
  • Email: lvavra@uic.edu
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  • Phone: (312) 996-6354
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