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Imperialist Modernism, Exoticism or Leninist Internationalism? East Asia in the Imagination of Soviet Writers of the 1920s

Program in Russian and Eurasian Studies
Katerina Clark, Yale University

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Date/Time: 09/27/11 at 4:30 pm - 09/27/11 at 6:00 pm

Bolsheviks without Borders: Exporting the Revolution
**Russian and Eurasian studies lecture series to feature Clark speaking on East Asia in the imagination of Soviet writers of the 1920 on September 27 **

Katerina Clark, a professor in the Department of Comparative Literature and the Department of Slavic Languages and Literature at Yale University, will speak on “Imperialist Modernism, Exoticism, or Leninist Internationalism: East Asia in the Imagination of Soviet Writers of the 20th Century,â€? on Tuesday, September 27, at 4:30 p.m. in 216 Aaron Burr Hall, at Princeton University. The event, which is free and open to the public, is presented by the Program in Russian and Eurasian Studies as part of its 2011–12 lecture series, Bolsheviks without Borders: Exporting the Revolution.

**Media who would like to attend should RSVP by September 26 to the program manager at 609-258-5978**

Clark’s research interests include Russian culture of the 20th century (literature, theater, film, art, architecture, opera, linguistics, and scientific thought) with an emphasis on the 1920s, 1930s, and the recent period. Her most recent book is Moscow, the Fourth Rome: Stalinism, Cosmopolitanism, and the Evolution of Soviet Culture, 1931–1941 (2011).  She earned her Ph.D. at Yale University.

Serguei Oushakine is acting director of the Program in Russian and Eurasian Studies in 2011–12. The lecture series was organized by Devin Fore, assistant professor of German and Jonathan Edwards Bicentennial Preceptor, and is cosponsored with the University Center for Human Values, the Council of the Humanities, the Shelby Cullom Davis Center for Historical Studies, the Department of Art and Archeology, the Department of German, the Department of History, the Department of Politics, the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures, and the Program in Media and Modernity.

For more information contact the program manager at 609-258-5978.

Category: PIIRS