The Third Turkish Studies Symposium at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign will be held on the theme “Turkey and Europe: Cultural Dimensions” on Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2-6 p.m. in the Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building, 910 S Mathews Avenue, Urbana, IL.
Audiences: Turkish, European, International and Global Studies; Music, Cinema Studies, Literature, Religious Studies, Politics, Sociology, Anthropology.
Papers and participants:
‘Every Way that I Can’?: Turkey, Europe, and the Eurovision Song Contest. Tom Solomon, Grieg Academy – Institute for Music, University of Bergen
Turkish Cinema in Europe: The View from Both Sides. Bilge Ebiri, filmmaker and critic, New York Magazine and Nerve.com
Turkish Christians and German Muslims: New Religious Minorities of Post-Cold War Europe. Esra Özyürek, Dept. of Anthropology, University of California, San Diego
Migration, Memory, and Multilingualism in Turkish-German Literature. Yasemin Yildiz, Department of German, UIUC
Reception to follow, 6-7:30 p.m., Colonial Room, Illini Union
1401 W. Green St, Urbana, IL
Organized and co-sponsored by the Program in Middle Eastern and South Asian Studies, the Russian, East European and Eurasian Studies Center and the European Union Center of the University of Illinois, with the generous help of the Institute for Turkish Studies.
Program in South Asian and Middle Eastern Studies
The University of Illinois
221 International Studies Bldg.
910 South Fifth Street
Champaign, IL 61820
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