Russian writers to visit Princeton

April 8, 2009 6:14 p.m.

Four young, prominent Russian playwrights visiting Princeton this month will share their latest work and their thoughts on contemporary Russian theater in public events on Monday, April 13, and Thursday, April 16.

The writers -- Aleksandr Arkhipov, Mikhail Durnenkov, Aleksandr Rodionov and Ksenya Stepanycheva -- are being hosted by the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures to help introduce American scholars and audiences to a new side of contemporary Russian culture.

As part of their visit, the writers will present a master class on "Dramatic Russia" at 4:30 p.m. April 13 in 10 East Pyne, followed by a discussion titled "Docu-Drama: Roundtable on Contemporary Russian Theater" at 4:30 p.m. April 16 in 245 East Pyne.

More information about the writers' visit is available online.