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Bosnia Memory Project to expand work in area high schools

Affton High School teacher Brian Jennings will never forget watching former student Dino Svaraka record an oral history contribution for the Bosnia Memory Project a couple of years ago. He’s still struck by how Svaraka, a Bosnian American, captivated his students. [...]

January 6, 2017 News

Filmmaker Screens Bosnian War Documentary at Fontbonne

Bosnian filmmaker, writer and activist Kemal Pervanić will show his latest work, “Pretty Village,” a documentary on the 1992 Kevljani massacre in Bosnia, on Friday, Oct. 24, at 6 p.m. at Fontbonne University. The film documents the massacre itself, as [...]

October 22, 2014 Community Events

Bosnian Studies At Affton High

For many, Bosnia and Herzegovina is a place far removed from life in St. Louis County, and a challenge to even find on a map, but a new class at Affton High School is trying to change that. Some might [...]

October 3, 2014 Bosnians in St. Louis, News

Bosnian Born Exhibit Debuts

On May 29, Bosnian Born, a multimedia exhibit featuring the works of prominent Bosnian artists from around the world, debuted in the Fine Arts Gallery of Fontbonne University. More than 200 guests attended the Opening Reception, a lively evening of [...]

June 9, 2014 Bosnians in St. Louis, News

“Bosnian Born”

“Bosnian Born,” which opened May 30 at Fontbonne University Fine Arts Gallery, includes nearly 50 works by 27 artists, trained in the U.S. and Europe and recognized internationally.Their works focus on what isn’t in the news – the spirit of [...]

June 5, 2014 Bosnians in St. Louis, News

Art Exhibit Celebrating Creativity And Strength Of Bosnian Artists On Display At Fontbonne

“Bosnia Born,” a multimedia art exhibit showcasing the work of artists born in Bosnia-Herzegovina, opened May 29 in the Fine Art Gallery of Fontbonne University. It will be on display in St. Louis through June 27. St. Louis is home [...]

May 31, 2014 Bosnians in St. Louis, Community Events, Events, Uncategorized

Federal Grant Possible For Bosnian Exchange Program

The Affton School District is planning to apply for a federal grant that would enhance the education of Bosnian students. [...]

April 11, 2014 Articles, Bosnians in St. Louis, News

Bosnian Memories Preserved in St. Louis

Selma Avdagic was only an infant when her Bosnian family fled from Sarajevo to St. Louis two decades ago as war ravaged the former Yugoslavia. [...]

December 7, 2013 Bosnians in St. Louis, News

Fontbonne University Public Symposium Examines Bosnian Identity

ST. LOUIS – Twenty-one years — a generation — after the start of the genocidal war in Bosnia-Herzegovina, a public symposium held at Fontbonne University will examine the idea of “Being Bosnian: Identities after the War.” The symposium will be hosted by the Bosnia [...]

March 27, 2013 Bosnians in St. Louis, News

Being Bosnian: Identities after the War

A series of presentations and discussions co-hosted by the Bosnia Memory Project and the Bosnian-Herzegovinian American Academy of Arts and Sciences [...]

March 5, 2013 Community Events