Every month REEES conducts an informal meeting where graduate students and faculty members discuss their work in progress. This is an important opportunity to present a draft of an article or a dissertation chapter to an interdisciplinary audience. Upcoming presentations are listed below.
February 25, 2014
Presenter: Nikolay Tsyrempilov (Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton and Institute for Mongolian, Buddhist and Tibetan Studies, Russian Academy of Sciences)
Literary Debates about Buddhism in the 19th-century Russia: From "Harmful Superstition" to the "Noble Paganism."
Discussant: Marissa Smith (Princeton, Anthropology)
March 11 , 2014
Presenter: Caryl Emerson (Princeton)
"Bakhtin and the Actor ((with constant reference to Shakespeare)."
Discussant: Anna Lind-Guzik (Princeton, History)
March 25, 2014
Presenter: Stephen Kotkin (Princeton)
Stalin: Baffling Onset of the Terror
Discussant: Alisa Ballard (Princeton, Slavic)
April 15, 2014
Presenter: James Pickett (Princeton)
Bukhara Center: The Reconstruction and Mythologization of a Persianate Cultural Hub in Central Asia, 18th - 20th Century.
Discussant: Petre Petrov, (Princeton)
Monday, September 23, 2013
The Russian Caesura: Rhythm, Syntax, And Semantics, Michael Wachtel (Slavic, Princeton).
Discussant: Kevin M.F. Platt (University of Pennsylvania).
Tuesday, October 15, 2013
International Joint Enterprises between Ulaanbaatar and Irkutsk: Distinctions of Nationality, Transformations of Value, Marissa Smith, Anthropology
Discussant: Jonathan Flatley (Wayne State University)
Monday, November 18, 2013
“Mikhail Suslov's back-office: Who and How Produced Soviet Ideology during Leonid Brezhnev's Period?” , Nikolay Mitrokhin,Senior Research Fellow, Research Centre for East European Studies,University of Bremen
Discussant: Abigail Kret (History, Princeton)
Tuesday, December 3, 2013
The Narrator Persona in Ivan Vyrypaev’s Neo-Brechtian Theater, Susanna Weygandt, Slavic Languages and Literatures, Princeton
Discussant: Leah Feldman (PIIRS)