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Upcoming International Events on Campus

Event Polish Debates about Exhumation in Jedwabne

Friday, June 2, 2017 - 12:00 to 13:15
Encina Hall West, Room 219

Jedwabne has turned into Poland's “national problem." After a partial exhumation of the mass graves in 2001, a full exhumation has been proposed in 2016 in order to discover the true identity of the perpetrators, how many people died, and how. This talk presents various points of view on this matter. In fact, it is not the victims that are at the center of attention but their depersonalized remains, which have come to be treated as corpus delicti.

Event Object Lessons: Art & Its Histories (Madeleine H. Russell Gallery)

Friday, August 11, 2017 - 11:00 to 17:00
Cantor Arts Center, just off Palm Drive, at Museum Way and Lomita Drive

This installation of work by contemporary Chinese artists addresses issues including urbanization, the environment, identity, and language. Selected by Richard Vinograd, Christensen Fund Professor in Asian Art, these objects complement the undergraduate course From Shanghai Modern to Global Contemporary: Frontiers of Modern Chinese Art, which explores the complexities of Chinese artistic practice from the late 19th century to the present.