Over the course of the 2017-18 academic year, the Copernicus Program is sponsoring events related to populism, the arts, and regionalism. See below for our Fall events, and visit our Events page later in the year for information about Winter events.
Wed, Sep 20, 12-1 pm
CREES Noon Lecture. “Problematizing Populism: The Polish Radical Right and the Return of National Communism.” Brian Porter-Szűcs, Arthur F. Thurnau Professor of History, U-M. Sponsors: CREES, CPPS. 110 Weiser Hall.
Wed, Oct 25, 7:30-9 pm
Lecture. “A Historian in the Ghetto: Emanuel Ringelblum and the Oyneg Shabes Archive.” Samuel Kassow, professor of history, Trinity College. Sponsors: FCJS, CPPS, CREES. Stern Auditorium, UMMA, 525 S. State.
Fri, Nov 17-Sun, Nov 19
24th Ann Arbor Polish Film Festival. For times and tickets, see annarborpolonia.org/polish-film-festival/home. Sponsors: Polish Cultural Fund - Ann Arbor, CPPS, others. Michigan Theater.
What fuels the rise of populism in various parts of Europe, Eurasia, and beyond? Speakers in this series will discuss genealogies and varieties of populism, and ponder how 21st-century populisms are related to other key phenomena of our times—globalization, neoliberalism, and pluralism.