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Talk on film and the paradoxes of post-Soviet culture

Nancy Condee, a professor of Slavic and film studies at the University of Pittsburgh, will speak on “No Animals Were Harm in the Filming of the Abattoir: Paradoxes of Post-Soviet Culture,” on Tuesday, April 22, 2014, at 4:30 p.m. 219 Aaron Burr Hall, at Princeton University. The event, which is free and open to the public, is presented by the Program in Russian, Eastern European, and Eurasian Studies (REEES) and the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures.

**Media who would like to attend should RSVP by April 21 to the Kathleen Allen at kballen@princeton.edu or 609-258-5978**

Condee’s recent publications include The Cinema of Alexander Sokurov, ed. with Birgit Beumers (2011); Imperial Trace: Recent Russian Cinema (2009); and Antinomies of Art and Culture: Modernity, Postmodernity, Contemporaneity, ed. with Terry Smith and Okwui Enwezor (2008). She is a co-editor of the journal Studies in Russian and Soviet Cinema and a member of the advisory board of the online cinema journal KinoKultura, the advisory board of boundary 2, and of the editorial board of Critical Quarterly.   At the University of Pittsburgh she is also director of the Global Studies Center.  Ph.D. Yale University.

This event is presented as part of the REEES 2013–14 lecture series, “Soviet: Modernity and Empire,” organized by Petre Petrov, Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures. Serguei Oushakine, associate professor of anthropology and Slavic languages and literatures, is the director of REEES.

For more information contact Kathleen Allen, kballen@princeton.edu or 609-258-5978.