45th Annual Stanford-Berkeley Conference on Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies - Day 2

Date
Fri, Apr 16 2021, 9:45am - 4:45pm
Event Sponsor
Center for Russian, East European & Eurasian Studies; Institute of Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies - University of California, Berkeley
Location
Online event
45th Annual Stanford-Berkeley Conference on Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies - Day 2

New Perspectives Across the Disciplines on Russia, Eastern Europe, and Eurasia

Panel Four - 9:45 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.

Chair: Alexei Yurchak, Professor of Anthropology, UC Berkeley

“White Melody, Red Lyrics: An Imperial-Soviet Musical Palimpsest”
Ryan Gourley, Music, UC Berkeley

“The Development of a Soviet Encyclopedic Language”
Michael Coates, History, UC Berkeley

“Soviet Residues in the High North: A Case Study of Anthropogenic Pollution and Power Dynamics in Norilsk”
Alina Bykova, History, Stanford University

Panel Five - 12:30–2:30 p.m.

Chair: Harsha Ram, Professor of Slavic Languages and Literatures and Comparative Literature, UC Berkeley

“Gothic Light in ‘The Island of Bornholm’”
Jiyoung Hong, Slavic Languages & Literatures, Stanford University

“Literary Ventriloquism: A Dialogue Between Framing and Framed Narrative in Saltykov-Shchedrin’s History of a Town”
Byungsam Jung, Slavic Languages & Literatures, Stanford University

“Transplants and Talking Heads: Montage and Monstrosity in Bulgakov’s Heart of a Dog and Belyaev’s Science Fiction”
Jillian Costello, Slavic Languages & Literatures, Stanford University

Panel Six - 2:45–4:45 p.m.

Chair: Robert Crews, Professor of History, Stanford University

“Yemelyan Pugachev, Catherine II, and Two Conceptions of Sovereignty”
Thomas Lowish, History, UC Berkeley

“The Eye of the Storm: Borderland Violence and the Jews of Edirne, 1912-1918”
Jacob Daniels, History, Stanford University

Closing Remarks

Amir Weiner, Director of the Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies; Associate Professor of Soviet History, Stanford University

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