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Wednesday, 29 December

519. Constructing Postcommunist Eastern Europe: New Faces of the Imaginary

3:30–4:45 p.m., Tubman, Loews

Program arranged by the Discussion Group on Romanian Studies

Presiding: Letitia Ileana Guran, Univ. of Georgia

1. “Literary and Cultural Reconstruction after 1989: Postmodernism, Postcommunism, Postcoloniality,” Marcel H. Cornis-Pope, Virginia Commonwealth Univ.

2. “Ninochka’s Return: Exiles Past and Present from Lubitsch to Boym,” Peter Glenn Christensen, Cardinal Stritch Univ.

3. “Constructing Postcommunist Eastern Europe through Criticism: Perspectives and Polemics,” Letitia Ileana Guran

4. “Photographs in Transition: Dubravka Ugresic’s ‘Museum of Unconditional Surrender,’” Monica Popescu, Univ. of Pennsylvania

5. “Barbarism Reinscribed: The Yugoslav Wars as Travelogue,” Zoran Samardzija, Univ. of Wisconsin, Milwaukee

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