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November 2018

Virginia Olmsted McGraw, ‘Revolutionary Legacies and the Moscow House of Design’

November 15, 2018 at 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Virginia Olmsted McGraw, a PhD candidate in the Department of History at UNC-Chapel Hill, will present on “Revolutionary Legacies and the Moscow House of Design” as part of the Carolina Seminar on Russia and its Empires. Olmsted McGraw’s dissertation explores the roles of fashion and consumption in the Cold War competition between the U.S. and USSR. To receive a copy of the chapter, please email The Carolina Seminar: Russia and its Empires, East and West is co-sponsored by the…

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January 2019

UNC Art on the Camino de Santiago Info Session

January 29, 2019 at 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Come meet Professor Mario Marzán and Professor Roxana Pérez-Méndez who will be guiding a 6 week artistic hike along the Camino de Santiago which stretches across Northern Spain. Students on this program will take two art courses, however you don’t have to be an art major/minor to enroll!! This program could be of interest to students in Anthropology, Geography, Cultural Studies, Art, Art History, Journalism and other fields! Come to this info session to learn more about the program, the professors, and what artistic adventures await you in Summer…

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March 2020

CANCELED: Claudia Matthes, ‘Safeguarding Democracy and the Rule of Law by Civil Society Actors? The Case of Poland’

March 19, 2020 at 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Since the EU Commission’s tools to combat the decline of rule law in the EU member states are rather weak, the question is if the involvement of civil society actors in backsliding countries can make a difference. The expectations from existing research on civil society in new democracies are rather modest due to their socialist legacies. By looking at the Polish case, the talk discusses in how far the Polish civil society is able to navigate within the multi-level system…

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September 2022

Carolina Seminar with Matt McGarry (UNC)

September 22, 2022 at 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Matt McGarry is a Teaching Assistant Professor in the UNC Department of Germanic and Slavic Languages and Literatures. His research focuses on the problem of realism in history and literature in Russian prose and poetry. Building on the work of Roman Jakobson, it proceeds from the position that Realism as practiced and defined in Western European literature ceases to exist in Russian literature from the 1840s onward. Whereas Western European Realism privileges continuity and contiguity, Russian Realism values incommensurability and…

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