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Symposium: The Choreography of Power: Dance and Politics in Russia

Program in Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies

Participants: 
Joan Acocella, Dance Critic, The New Yorker
Tim Scholl, Oberlin College
Pavel Gershenzon, Saint-Petersburg State University

Audience: Open to the Public

Location: 219 Aaron Burr Hall

Date/Time: 02/07/14 at 1:00 pm - 02/07/14 at 8:00 pm

Program Schedule

1pm-2.30.pm:           
Pavel Gershenzon (Saint-Petersburg State University): The New Russian Ballet between Arts, Politics, and Crime. (in Russian, with translation)
 
2.45pm – 4.15pm 
Tim Scholl (Oberlin College): Chronicling the Recent Past: Russian Writers on the Post-Soviet Ballet.
 
Break: 4.15pm-4.45pm
 
4.45pm-6.00pm           
A panel discussion of experts: Russian Ballet On Stage, Backstage and Behind the Scenes.

Participants: Joan Acocella, Pavel Gershenzon, and Tim Scholl.
Moderated by Serguei Oushakine.

6pm-7pm
Video screening of recent dance productions from Russia.

Category: PIIRS