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2013-2014

Fall 2013

The Program in Russian, East European,, and Eurasian Studies is cosponsoring a film series with the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures and the Program in Gender and Sexuality Studies this fall. The series, "Out of the Iron Closet: Gay Cinema after Socialism," will be held on Wednesdays at 7p.m., in 100 Jones Hall. Films will be screened in their original language with English subtitles. The schedule of films is below.

Wednesday, September 18, 2013
Out of the Iron Closet
Coming Out (GDR, 1989)
7 p.m.
100 Jones Hall

nsuetinMonday, September 23, 2013
Kuzhok Meeting
The Russian Caesura: Rhythm, Syntax, and Semantics
Presenter:  Michael Wachtel, Slavic Languages and Literatures
Discussant:  Kevin M. F . Platt, University of Pennsylvania

4:30 p.m.
245 East Pyne

Wednesday, September 25, 2013
Out of the Iron Closet
Hammer and Sickle (Russia, 1994)
7 p.m.
100 Jones Hall

REEES posterTuesday, October 1, 2013
Lecture Series--Soviet: Modernity and Empire

Modern Taxes and Modern States:  How Russia and the World Learned to Love Taxes in the 19th and 20th Centuries
Yanni Kotsonis, New York University
4:30 p.m.
219 Aaron Burr Hall

Cosponsored with the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures

Wednesday, October 2, 2013
Out of the Iron Closet
Not Angels But Angels (Czech Republic, 1994)
7 p.m.
100 Jones Hall

Wednesday, October 9, 2013
Out of the Iron Closet
The Land of the Deaf (Russia, 1998)
7 p.m.
100 Jones Hall

Thursday, October 10, 2013
The KGB: Brutal Sword and Incompetent Shield of the Revolution
Amir Weiner, Stanford University
4:30 pm
211 Dickinson Hall
Cosponsored with the Department of History

nsuetinTuesday, October 15, 2013
Kruzhok Meeting
Sovmestnoe Predpriatie Erdenet: A Russian-Mongolian Joint Corporation, Distinctions of Nationality, and Collaborative Escapes from Stagnation and Socialism
Presenter: Marissa Smith, Anthropology
Discussant: TBD
4:30 p.m.
245 East Pyne

Wednesday, October 16, 2013
Out of the Iron Closet

Black Ice (Russia, 2002)
7 p.m.
100 Jones Hall

Friday and Saturday, October 18-19, 2013
An Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference at Princeton University
Conceptualizing the Human in Slavic and Eurasian Culture
Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures
9:00 a.m. start
010 East Pyne
Organized by Alisa Ballard, Emily Wang, and Denis Zhernokleyev,
with the graduate students of the Slavic Department

Questions may be sent to: princeton.slavic.conference@gmail.com

Conference Web site

October 18, 19, 23, 24 and 25
Uncle Vanya, Anton Chekhov’s classic dark comedy of the Russian stage
Presented by Lewis Center for the Arts’ Program in Theater, a senior thesis production directed by faculty member R.N. Sandberg and featuring Zachary Salk as Vanya.
8:00 p.m.
Marie and Edward Matthews ’53 Acting Studio at 185 Nassau St. in Princeton
Tickets:  $12 general admission, $10 students and seniors

http://www.princeton.edu/arts/arts_at_princeton/theater/productions/uncle-vanya/overview/

Wednesday, October 23, 2014
Out of the Iron Closet

Go West (Bosnia and Herzegovina, 2005)
7 p.m.
100 Jones Hall

Wednesday, November 6, 2013
Out of the Iron Closet

You I Love (Russia, 2005)
7 p.m.
100 Jones Hall

Wednesday, November 1, 2013
Out of the Iron Closet

Fine Dead Girls (Croatia, 2007)
7 p.m.
100 Jones Hall

REEES poster

Thursday, November 14, 2013
Post-Soviet Cinema: The Death and Rebirth of Mythology
Evgeny Gusyatinskiy, Film Critic
4:30 p.m.
245 East Pyne
Cosponsored by the Department of Slavic Language and Literatures

nsuetinMonday, November 18, 2013
Kruzhok Meeting
Presenter:  Nikolay Mitrokhin.Senior Research Fellow, Research Centre for East European Studies,University of Bremen
Back-office Михаила Суслова или кем и как производилась идеология брежневского времени
Discussant: Abigail Kret, History, Princeton University
4:30 pm
245 East Pyne

Tuesday, November 19, 2013
Life and Literature: European Today and Soviet Yesterday
Dubravka Ugresic, Writer
4:30 pm
245 East Pyne
Sponsored by the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures and cosponsored by the Program in Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies

Wednesday, November 20, 2013
Out of the Iron Closet

The Country Teacher (Czech Republic, 2008)
7 p.m.
100 Jones Hall

REEES posterTuesday, December 3, 2013 CANCELLED
Lecture Series--Soviet: Modernity and Empire

Internal Repatriation: Repurposing Cultural Heritage in the Soviet 1970s
Julie Buckler, Harvard University
4:30 p.m.
216 Aaron Burr Hall
Cosponsored with the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures

Wednesday, December 4, 2013
Out of the Iron Closet

Suicide Room (Poland, 2011)
7 p.m.
100 Jones Hall

nsuetinTuesday, December 10, 2013
Kruzhok Meeting
Presenter: Susanna Weygandt Slavic Languages and Literatures
Title:  TBD
Discussant: TBD
4:30 pm
245 East Pyne

Wednesday, December 11, 2013
Out of the Iron Closet

Jolly Fellows (Russia, 2009)
7 p.m.
100 Jones Hall


Spring 2014

REEES posterTuesday, February 18, 2014
Lecture Series--Soviet: Modernity and Empire
Six Theses on Russian/Soviet Modernity, or a Historian's Manifesto
Michael David-Fox, Georgetown University
4:30 p.m.
219 Aaron Burr Hall

Cosponsored with the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures

Tuesday, March 4, 2014
Liquid Memories (film screening) Q & A to follow
Dragan Kujundžić, Film Director
4:30 pm
100 Jones Hall
Cosponsored with the Program in Judaic Studies

REEES posterTuesday, March 18, 2014
Lecture Series--Soviet: Modernity and Empire

Visualizing Radicalism, Narrating Change: The Aesthetics and the Political Paradigms of the Twenties
Nina Gourianova, Northwestern University
4:30 p.m.
219 Aaron Burr Hall
Cosponsored with the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures

REEES posterTuesday, April 22, 2014
Lecture Series--Soviet: Modernity and Empire

‘No Animals Were Harmed in the Filming of the Abattoir’: Paradoxes of Post-Soviet Culture
Nancy Condee, University of Pittsburgh
4:30 p.m.
219 Aaron Burr Hall
Cosponsored with the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures

Friday-Saturday, May 9 & 10, 2014
Annual Conference
Details TBA


 

 

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