Slavic Literature & Culture Forum
The Slavic Literature and Culture Forum meets regularly throughout the year to hear presentations by outside speakers, faculty and graduate students, discuss topics of ongoing interest in Russian and East European culture, as well as address larger questions and concerns about going into a career in Slavic Studies.
Here is the schedule for the Fall 2012 Semester:
September 7 Mike Furman, DSEELC PhD student speaking
September 28 Ceilidh Orr, DSEELC PhD student speaking
October 5 Discussion of Charms of the Cynical Reason (2011) by Mark Lipovetsky
October 19 Oulanoff lecture by Mark Liederman (Lipovetsky) *
November 9 György Túry, visiting Fulbright scholar speaking
November 30 Dusty Wilmes, DSEELC PhD student speaking
*4pm in the Barbie Tootle room of the Ohio State Union
Past highlights have included:
Angela Brintlinger (DSEELC Faculty), "Writing Fiction in Wartime: Ivan Bunin," February 23, 2012.
Helena Goscilo (DSEELC Faculty), "Russian Tattoos: A Talk with Helena Goscilo," May 24, 2011.
Roman Romanchuk (Florida State U), "“Four Ways to Write a Perverse Symptom: Stratagems and strategies of Gogol’s Mirogorod,” November 29, 2010.
S. Ceilidh Orr (DSEELC PhD Candidate), "Stealing the Scene: Crime as Confession in Robert Bresson's Pickpocket," June 4, 2010.
Frederick White (Memorial University), "The Role of the Critic in the Consecration of Leonid Andreev," February 19, 2010.
Ryan Walker (DSEELC PhD Candidate), ""The Modern Hero in Night Watch: Comparisons of Novel and Film," December 4, 2009.
Jenny Suchland (DSEELC Faculty), "The Making of 'Natasha' and the International Politics of Sex Trafficking," Nov 20, 2009.