Tuesday, October 24, 2017
Christopher Caes, Lecturer in Polish, will deliver a lecture on "An Atomics of the Self: Czeslaw Milosz's The Captive Mind Re-Revisited," on Friday, October 27, 2017, at the Polish Institute of Arts and Sciences of America. 6:30-9:00; PIASA Townhouse (208 E 30 St.)
Christopher Caes completed his Ph.D. in Slavic Studies with a Designated Emphasis in Film Studies from the University of California, Berkeley. His area of research is 20th-century Polish literature, film, and culture, with a particular focus on artistic and cultural perspectives on human identity and behavior under extreme circumstances. His teaching interests include Polish and Russian Language, Slavic Studies, Film Studies, East European History, Science Fiction Studies, and Norse Mythology and Culture. He is also active as a literary translator from Polish to English.