Moacir P. de Sá Pereira on July 17th, 2008

Lietuviškas tautinis šokis? In the comments on this webpage as well as in personal discussions during the course of Šokių šventė, a certain red herring has arisen time and time again. At first I ascribed the reemergence to its professors’ lack of attention paid to an issue I thought I had already covered. I’ll just […]

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Moacir P. de Sá Pereira on June 29th, 2008

Well, who but a Nazi would deny that Karl Marx was a German because he was a Jew? —Mr. Wilson, The Stranger I leave for Šokių šventė on Wednesday, making this post the likely last peep from me before then. I start with a quote from the interesting but not spectacular Nazi hunter movie, The […]

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Moacir P. de Sá Pereira on April 21st, 2008

[This is a hastily assembled translation of the article, “Tolerantiški lietuviai — grėsmė senajai išeivijai” by Mykolas Gudelis, published in Vakarai. I’m providing the translation here for those (both who consider themselves Lithuanian and not) who care about these sorts of issues. The translation is reprinted here with permission from Vakarai. Personally, anyone who read […]

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Moacir P. de Sá Pereira on March 14th, 2008

A sign: if one promises to write a three-part post and can barely push the first part out in a timely manner, that post should probably be dropped. So considering that since V-16, Kovo 11 has come and gone without my finishing my article on why V-16 is not a holiday I’m particularly eager to […]

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Moacir P. de Sá Pereira on January 22nd, 2008

Kamarausko ‘Vilnius Synagogue’ (Wikipedia) I first heard of the situation regarding Dariaus Udrio resignation from LALB about a week ago. I was sad that he felt the need to resign, but I was more frustrated about the responses to his resignation, both in private emails forwarded to me and in public arenas. Once I saw […]

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