Slavic History and Culture

  • Founded
    1968
  • Seminar Number
    497

The major areas of concern for this seminar are the history, literature, and arts of the Slavic peoples. These topics are taken broadly enough to include such subjects as economic development and religious and philosophic thought. Since 1987, the seminar has proceeded beyond its previous focus on the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries to include the twentieth century.


Co-Chairs
Professor Anthony Anemone
anemonea@newschool.edu

Professor Deborah Martinsen
dm387@columbia.edu

Rapporteur
Mie Mortensen
mm3795@columbia.edu


Meeting dates and locations are subject to change. Please confirm details with the seminar rapporteur.

Welcome

Meetings

10/14/2016 Faculty House, Columbia University
6:00 PM
The Idiot Love Cycle: Some Notes on Intimacy in Dostoevsky and Melanie Klein
David Stromberg, Hebrew University of Jerusalem
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11/04/2016 Faculty House, Columbia University
6:00 PM
Suspended Instant: The Moment of Enlightenment in Soviet Montage
Elizabeth Papazian, University of Maryland, College Park
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12/02/2016 Faculty House, Columbia University
6:00 PM
The Forgetting and Remembering of Soviet Machine Translation
Michael Gordin, Princeton University
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02/10/2017 Faculty House, Columbia University
6:00 PM
The Extraordinary Adventures of Ivan Narodny, 'The Worst Fraud That Has Ever' Come to America
Ilya Vinitsky, Princeton University
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03/03/2017 Faculty House, Columbia University
6:00 PM
Historicizing Anna Karenina: Divorce, High Society, and Imperial Politics
Mikhail Dolbilov, University of Maryland
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04/07/2017 Faculty House, Columbia University
6:00 PM
‘Dear Iosif Vissarionovich:’ The Unmaking of Mikhail Kalatozov’s Mountain Eagles/Gornye orly
Tony Anemone, The New School
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05/05/2017 Faculty House, Columbia University
6:00 PM
Revolutionary Etiquette, Revolutionary Memoirs
Karen Rosenberg,
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