Burdick-Vary Lecture Series

September 17, 2014
4:00 P.M., Banquet Room, University Club Building

Atina Grossmann
Humanities & Social Sciences, Cooper Union


'Distance and Intimacy: Close Encounters between Jews and Germans in the Aftermath of Catastrophe'

Part of the War and Intimacy Series. Convened by Lou Roberts, History, UW-Madison.

Co-sponsored by the George L. Mosse Program in History and the Alice D. Mortenson / Petrovich Chair in Russian History.

Burdick-Vary Symposium

October 3, 2014
9:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M., DeLuca Forum, Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery, 330 N. Orchard St.

Faisal Abdu'Allah, UW-Madison
Lynda Barry, UW-Madison
Peter Bovenmyer, UW-Madison
Sonya Clark, Virginia Commonwealth University
Tom Dale, UW-Madison
Kathryn Linn Geurts, Hamline University
Marvin Gutierrez, UW-Madison
Mary Hark, UW-Madison
Darryl Harper, Virginia Commonwealth University
Marguerite E. Heckscher, UW-Madison
Ray Hernández-Durán, University of New Mexico in Albuquerque
David Howes, Concordia University
Chris Walker, UW-Madison
Sheron Wray, University of California, Irvine


'Embodied Knowledge: Sensory Studies in the 21st Century'

Convened by Henry Drewal. Click here for the symposium program.

A 5-minute video, filmed and edited by Aaron Granat, was released in December 2014. Click below to view the video of the symposium.

Burdick-Vary Lecture Series

October 23, 2014
4:00 P.M., Banquet Room, University Club Building

Lucy Noakes
Arts and Humanities, University of Brighton


'Burying the People of "the People's War": Death, the State and Intimacy in Second World War Britain'

Part of the War and Intimacy Series. Convened by Lou Roberts, History, UW-Madison.

Co-sponsored by the George L. Mosse Program in History and the Alice D. Mortenson / Petrovich Chair in Russian History.

Burdick-Vary Lecture Series

November 20, 2014
4:00 P.M., 212 University Club Building

Terry Peterson
History, UW-Madison


'Fighting For Intimacy: Counterinsurgency, Gender Politics, and Colonial Utopianism in the Algerian War'

Part of the War and Intimacy Series. Convened by Lou Roberts, History, UW-Madison.

Co-sponsored by the George L. Mosse Program in History and the Alice D. Mortenson / Petrovich Chair in Russian History.

Please note the updated lecture date.

Burdick-Vary Lecture Series

December 11, 2014
4:00 P.M., 212 University Club Building

David Harrisville
History, UW-Madison


'Holding the Hands of Dying Men: Wehrmacht Chaplains on the Eastern Front, 1941-45'

Part of the War and Intimacy Series. Convened by Lou Roberts, History, UW-Madison.

Co-sponsored by the George L. Mosse Program in History and the Alice D. Mortenson / Petrovich Chair in Russian History.

Burdick-Vary Lecture Series

January 29, 2015
4:00 P.M., 212 University Club Building

John Hall
History, UW-Madison


'The Intimacies of Ethnocide: Preserving Male Honor in the "Unholy" Wars of Indian Removal'

Part of the War and Intimacy Series. Convened by Lou Roberts, History, UW-Madison.

Co-sponsored by the George L. Mosse Program in History and the Alice D. Mortenson / Petrovich Chair in Russian History.

Download the conference poster here.

Burdick-Vary Lecture Series

February 26, 2015
4:00 P.M., Banquet Room, University Club Building

Tara Zahra
History, University of Chicago


'Exodus from the East: Emigration and the Making of the Free World, 1889-Present'

Part of the War and Intimacy Series. Convened by Lou Roberts, History, UW-Madison.

Co-sponsored by the George L. Mosse Program in History, the Alice D. Mortenson / Petrovich Chair in Russian History, and the Center for Russia, East Europe, and Central Asia.

Download the conference poster here.

Burdick-Vary Lecture Series

March 12, 2015
4:00 P.M., 212 University Club Building

Daniel Ussishkin
History, UW-Madison


'War Stories: The Military and the Social in Modern Imperial Britain'

Part of the War and Intimacy Series. Convened by Lou Roberts, History, UW-Madison.

Co-sponsored by the George L. Mosse Program in History and the Alice D. Mortenson / Petrovich Chair in Russian History.

Download the conference poster here.

Burdick-Vary Lecture Series

April 9, 2015
4:00 P.M., Banquet Room, University Club Building

Dan Healey
History, St Antony's College


'Thinking Again about Love and Death in Russia, 1914-1922'

Part of the War and Intimacy Series. Convened by Lou Roberts, History, UW-Madison.

Co-sponsored by the George L. Mosse Program in History, the Alice D. Mortenson / Petrovich Chair in Russian History, and the Center for Russia, East Europe, and Central Asia.

Download the conference poster here.

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