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Michael Heim Memorial Celebration

Memorial in honor of Michael Henry Heim (1943-2012), renowned translator and Distinguished Professor of Slavic Languages and Literatures and Comparative Literature at UCLA.

Introductory Remarks
David Schaberg, Dean, UCLA Division of the Humanities

Ronald Vroon, Chair, UCLA Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures
Gail Kligman, Director, UCLA Center for European and Eurasian Studies
Françoise Lionnet, Professor, UCLA Departments of French and Francophone Studies and Comparative Literature
Henning Anderson, Professor Emeritus, UCLA Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures
Susan Kresin, Continuing Lecturer, UCLA Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures
Michael Flier, Oleksandr Potebnja Professor of Ukrainian Philology, Harvard University
Russell Valentino, Professor of Slavic and Comparative Literature, University of Iowa
Bin Wong, Director, UCLA Asia Institute
Dubravka Ugrešić, Croatian writer (read by Gail Kligman)
Susanne Höbel, German writer and translator (read by Gail Kligman)
Neal Stulberg, Director of Orchestral Studies, UCLA Department of Music, Herb Alpert School of Music

Musical Tribute
Beethoven String Quartet No. 15 in F major, Op. 132, I. Allegro
Mira Khomik, violin
Leila Nassar-Fredell, violin
Din Sung, viola
Sean Fischer, cello

Tributes from the Floor

Concluding Remarks

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