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
Tomi Haxhi
th2666@columbia.edu


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

Welcome

Meetings

10/06/2017 Faculty House, Columbia University
6:00 PM
From Fallout Fantasy to Bunker Bildungsroman: Transmedia Storytelling and Nuclear Culture
Anindita Banerjee, Cornell University
Abstract




12/01/2017 Faculty House, Columbia University
6:00 PM
The Greatest Emancipator: Abolition and Empire in Imperial Russia
Willard Sunderland, University of Cincinnati




02/09/2018 Faculty House, Columbia University
6:00 PM
“A Shortcut to Paradise”: Joseph Brodsky in Rome
Yuri Leving, Dalhousie University




03/09/2018 Faculty House, Columbia University
6:00 PM
Rationalizing the Prisoner: Inventors, Medical Experts, and the Stalinist Gulag
Asif Siddiqi, Fordham University




04/06/2018 Faculty House, Columbia University
6:00 PM
A Decadent Metaphysics: Fin-de-siècle Anxiety and the Cultural Contexts of Early Modernism
Jon Stone, Franklin & Marshall College




05/04/2018 Faculty House, Columbia University
6:00 PM
Facticity and Fictionality in Soviet Avant-Garde Literature
Jessica Merrill, Columbia University