Upcoming Event: The Refugee Project

The Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures invites you to attend the following event:

The Refugee Project: An Outreach and Digital Humanities Student Faculty Initiative at Hamilton College

John Bartle, Associate Professor and Chair
Dept. of German and Russian, Hamilton College

WHEN: Monday, February 16, at 4 p.m.

LOCATION: Lincoln 1092

Professor Bartle, a specialist on Dostoevsky and Book Review Editor for Slavic and East European Journal, will be speaking about a faculty and student public engagement project with the refugee community of Utica, N.Y. The Refugee Project received funding from a Mellon grant through the Digital Humanities Initiative at Hamilton, and has involved collaboration between Hamilton faculty and students, colleagues from Utica College and Mohawk Valley Community College, as well as local refugee communities and organizations serving them.

The presentation will include the screening of two short films, Genesee Lights (about the Bosnian refugee community in Utica) and The Newcomers (featuring Karen refugees from Southeast Asia and other recent arrivals).

Cosponsored by: Office of Public Engagement, Institute for Computing in the Humanities, Arts, and Social Science (I-CHASS), Center for East Asia and Pacific Studies (CEAPS), and Russian, East European and Eurasian Center (REEEC)