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.

If you are interested in participating in the Forum, please contact Dusty Wilmes (President) or Alex Burry (Faculty Advisor).

 

Here is the schedule for the Spring 2014 Semester:

Roundtable on Teaching Language & Culture
January 24, 4pm, Hagerty Hall 406

Jessie Labov (DSEELC), “Spectres of Liberalism in the Central European Imaginary”
February 14, 4pm, Hagerty Hall 406

Ray Alston (DSEELC), "'He is my Father': Pushin's Influence as Turning Point in Tolstoy's Aesthetics"
March 6, 4pm, Hagerty 406

Oksana Laleko (Suny-New Paltz), “Teaching Russian to Heritage Speakers”
March 21, 4pm, Hagerty 056
 

Past events have included:

Gleb Tsipursky (Ohio State History Department), “Class-sourcing as a Digital Teaching Strategy in Slavic Studies and Beyond”
September 11, 4pm, Bolz Hall 412

 

Galya Diment (Visiting Oulanoff Lecturer, U. Washington), “Masters and Servants: Upstairs and Downstairs in Vladimir Nabokov’s Russian and English Writings”
October 11, 4pm, Round Meeting Room, Ohio Union


 
Professionalization Workshop: A Roundtable on Conferences, Writing Abstracts and Research Strategies
October 18, 4pm, Hagerty 406
 


S. Ceilidh Orr (DSEELC), “The Scrivener De-Scribed”
November 8, 4pm, Hagerty 406


 
Alex Burry (DSEELC), “The Don Juan Myth in Russian Literature“
November 15, 4pm, Senate Chamber Room, Ohio Union

 
Job Interviewing workshop (Helena Goscilo, Jessie Labov, Yana Hashamova)
 

Alex Radsky (CSEES M.A. student), ""Aleskei Vronsky's role in Anna Karenina"

Greg Ormiston (DSEELC M.A. student), "“And in the Fresh Air: Space, Pressure and Relief in Dostoevsky’s The Brothers Karamazov

Steven Norris (Visiting speaker, Miami U), "Blockbuster History in the New Russia: Movies, Memory, and Patriotism"

Mike Furman, (DSEELC PhD student), "A not so iron curtain between activity and knowledge exchange: grammatical metaphor, logic and aspect in the battle against alcoholism"

Mark Lipovetsky (Visiting Oulanoff lecturer, U Colorado, Boulder) Discussion of Charms of the Cynical Reason (2011)

György Túry (Visiting Fulbright scholar, Budapest College of Communication and Business), "The State of Cultural Studies Today"

Dusty Wilmes (DSEELC PhD candidate), "National Identity (De)Construction in the Russian New Wave: Kirill Serebrennikov's Iur'ev Day (2008) and Sergei Loznitsa's My Joy (2010)."

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.

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