Symposium: The Choreography of Power: Dance and Politics in Russia
Program in Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies
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
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.
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.
Video screening of recent dance productions from Russia.