Monthly Archives: February 2016

March 11.

Jessica Zychowicz,

“Why Art Now? Kyiv Artists’ Visual Narratives of Identity, Gender, and Conflict in Ukraine”

Please join us March 11 for our third meeting of  the Spring 2016 semester.

Jessica Zychowicz, Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Toronto Munk School of Global Affairs’, Centre for European, Russian, and Eurasian StudiesZychowicz-Author-Photo

Dr. Jessica Zychowicz received her Ph.D. in Slavic Languages and Literatures from the University of Michigan in 2015. She is now working on her manuscript, Superfluous Women: Gender, Art and Activism After Ukraine’s Orange Revolution. Ongoing research interests include the global media production of discourse on women, the idea of collectivity in avant-garde movements, the state and its relationship to art, and culture industries in the context of public diplomacy. Recent publications include articles in the Anthropology of East Europe Review; Krytyka: The Journal for Ukrainian Politics and Society. Dr. Zychowicz also translates creative works by contemporary Ukrainian and Polish authors.

 

All meetings take place at NYU Center for European and Mediterranean Studies, 285 Mercer Street (between Waverly and Washington), 7th floor from 4:30pm to 6:00pm.

 

 

February 19.

Diana Mincyte

“Gender Politics in the Shadows: The Racialization of the Rural/Urban Divide in Europeanizing Lithuania?”

Please join us February 19 for our second meeting of the Spring 2016 semester.
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Before joining CUNY, she has held research and teaching fellowships at Harvard University, New York University, Yale University, and the Rachel Carson Center of Ludwig Maximilian University, Germany. Her research examines environmental and justice dimensions of agro-food systems in eastern Europe and the United States. Mincyte’s publications include articles in Environment and Planning D, Agriculture and Human Values, Sociologia Ruralis, Slavic Review, among others, book chapters, and several guest-edited special issues.

Diana Mincyte, Assistant Professor, Department of Social Science. New York City  College of Technology, CUNY.

All meetings take place at NYU Center for European and Mediterranean Studies, 285 Mercer Street (between Waverly and Washington), 7th floor from 4:30pm to 6:00pm.