International Children’s Literature Celebration: Folk and Fairytales @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm Madison Concourse Hotel, 1 W Dayton St, Madison, WI 53703 Join us!
A workshop for educators, librarians, students and children’s literature enthusiasts. The day long event will feature three award-winning authors and experts from UW-Madison.
Rethinking Commemoration: Legacies of 1923 Exchange in the Civilizationist Present @ 4:00 pm - 5:15 pm Pyle Center, Room 226, 702 Langdon Street
Centennial of the 1923 exchange between Muslims in Greece and the Greek Orthodox Christians in Turkey coincides with the 100th anniversary of the Turkish Republic. This talk will address the legacies of this exchange in the contemporary world context and revisit the implications of "commemoration" in the "civilizationist" present.
A Lecture with Jessica Barnes @ 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm Online via Zoom
Dr. Barnes's research examines the culture and politics of resource use and environmental change. Her award-winning first book, Cultivating the Nile: The Everyday Politics of Water in Egypt (Duke University Press, 2014) is an ethnographic study of water and the politics surrounding its use.