Laima Laučkaitė, Art in Vilnius 900-1915 (Vilnius: Baltos Lankos, 2008) According to the recommendation by the AABS reviewers, Art in Vilnius is a “pioneering study in art history and the city of Vilnius. It presents Vilnius as a multicultural city in which different ethnic-national cultures overlap but also pursue their own agendas, and it is beautifully illustrated.” The review noted that the period 1900-1915 is a crucial one both for the development of art and for the development of national identity in the city. “What is particularly interesting is the book’s sophisticated approach which begins with different national groups producing art in the city (Poles, Lithuanians, Jews, Russians), then...
Learn Baltic Languages Summer 2017
In partnership with the Baltic Studies Summer Institute (BALSSI), Indiana University will offer intensive Estonian, Latvian, and Lithuanian at the beginning and intermediate levels in 2017. These 6-credit, 6-week classes provide students with the equivalent of one academic year’s worth of course work. Title VIII funding is still available for graduate students and professionals (academics and others with at least a BA).
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