In 2006-2007 the Center offered a series of research presentations by advanced graduate students.  The presentations were titled Off Center, On Europe.  The students were recruited from  humanities and social science departments and the presentations were drawn from their dissertation research.

October 9, 2006
Salvatore Pappalardo (Comparative Literature)
“Eureka Europa. The United States of Europe in Early 20th Century Literature.”

November 14, 2006
Rebecca Scales (History)
“Light to the Blind and Hearing to the Deaf: Radio in France, 1923-1935.”

December 12, 2006
Toms Rostoks (Political Science)
“The Dynamics of Integration and Regionalization in Northern Europe.”

January 30, 2007
Elena Borelli (Italian)
“The European Babel.  Towards the definition of a ‘European’ Language.”

February 13, 2007
Michal Shapira (History)
“Child Psychoanalysis in Postwar Britain.”

March 1, 2007
Kai Diers (German)
“Expulsions of Germans after 1945.”

March 22, 2007
Marc Matera (History)
“Afro-Metropolis: African and Caribbean Intellectuals in Late Imperial Britain.”

April 13, 2007
Patricia Stapleton (Political Science)
“Translations of E.U. Policies: The Cases of the U.K. and France.”


  • Belinda Davis, Professor of History, has been appointed Director of the Center for European Studies for 2018-19.
  • Majors and Minors: European Studies 360:301 Construction of Contemporary Europe will be offered in fall 2018
  • Resources and Outreach -- Grants

CES Events

24 Oct 2018, 12:00PM
to 24 Oct 2018, 01:30PM
*NEW DATE* Jan Kubik, “Rebellious Students, Revolutionary Hippies and Persecuted Jews: 1968 in Poland,”
26 Oct 2018, 09:15AM
to 26 Oct 2018, 02:00PM
Teach Europe workshop
29 Oct 2018, 04:00PM
to 29 Oct 2018, 06:30PM
Philipp Ther, "Refugees and Integration History in an Enlarged Europe"

Europe-related Events on Campus

05 Nov 2018, 04:30PM
to 05 Nov 2018, 06:00PM
Lecture by William Chester Jordan
14 Nov 2018, 04:30AM
to 14 Nov 2018, 06:00PM
Russian and Polish Poetry Evening
04 Dec 2018, 11:00AM
to 04 Dec 2018, 12:30PM
German/Cinema Studies Lecture: Genevieve Yue (CUNY)


Rose Petals Falling through the Pantheon's Oculus


Fountain designed to look like human faces


The Parthenon


European skyline (Links and Resources page)