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MLL International Scholars Lecture Series Presents

"Nonconformist Art from the Soviet Union" by Dr. Julia Tulovsky

Associate Curator for Russian and Soviet Nonconformist Art at the Zimmerli Art Museum, at Rutgers University
Wednesday, April 2, 2014 at 4:10 p.m.
Room 200, Linderman Library
Dr. Tulovsky will speak on the history of the Nonconformist Art Movement in the Soviet Union from the late 1950s to the late 1980s. The movement represents artists who dared to pursue their own artistic visions despite the harsh restrictions of the totalitarian Soviet regime. Their work, based on personal reflections and witty analysis of Soviet reality, transformed the cultural landscape, making it more...

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The LAS Film Series Presents
 
"No" (2013) Directed by Pablo Larrain
Wednesday, October 29, 2014 • 6:00 PM • STEPS 101
Discussant: Assistant Professor Matthew Bus, Director of Latin American Studies, Department of MLL
 
 
 
The Japanese Film Series Presents
 
"Kabei: Our Mother"
2008 Directed by Yoji Yamada
Monday, October 27, 2014 • 4:00 PM Maginnes 112

The Department of Modern Languages and Literatures is pleased to welcome Thomas Chen, Ph.D. as our newest Assistant Professor of Chinese! 

Lehigh student Kim Mejia '19 recently sat down with Professor Chen for an informal Q&A session - read on to learn more...

Q: What classes do you teach this semester? What are you going to teach next semester?

A: This semester I’m teaching Chinese 298: The Art of the Chinese Essay. It is a course on Chinese prose from the 20th century. Next semester, I’ll be teaching two classes: one [taught in English] called "Protest Narratives in Modern China" (MLL 097), which will focus specifically on literature and film that directly relates to the 1989 Tiananmen Square Protest. The...

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