Cirtautas completed both B.A. and M.A. degrees in history at the University of Washington, Seattle, before completing a second M.A. in political science at UC Berkeley. A recipient of numerous research grants and fellowships, she has spent two years in Germany and one year in Poland. In the spring of 1992 she was a lecturer in a graduate seminar at the Institute of Philosophy and Sociology at the Polish Academy of Sciences. Cirtautas speaks German, French, Polish, and Russian.
A professor whose courses are among the most popular on campus, Arista Cirtautas will bring a scholar's insight to this very important topic.
Lunch is served at 11:45 a.m. Cirtautas will speak at 12:15 p.m.