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Dalkey Archive Press has published Yuri Lotman’s Non–Memoirs, translated and annotated by Caroline Lemak Brickman, edited by Evgenii Bershtein, with an afterward by Caroline Lemak Brickman and Evgenii Bershtein. This book has resulted from Caroline Brickman’s senior thesis advised by Professor Bershtein. Caroline is currently a Ph.D. student in the department of Slavic Languages and Literatures at UC, Berkeley.


Lecture: Mikhail Dolbilov, "Imperial Paradoxes of Nineteenth-Century Russian Nationalism"
Thursday, March 5, 4:30 PM
Eliot 314
This event is open to the public.

Mihail Dolbilov, associate professor of history at the University of Maryland, will examine complex relations between ethnic nationalism and the imperial project in 19th-century Russia. He will consider the questions of how “true Russianness” was imagined and how this notion affected Russian politics. Finally, he will suggest an explanation for the Russian nation’s peculiar mix of relative inclusiveness and upsurges of ethnic xenophobia. Sponsored by the Russian and history departments.

Lecture: Naya Lekht
Wednesday, February 25, 4:40 PM
Eliot 314

The Reed Russian Department invites you to attend a guest lecture by Naya Lekht of the Department of Slavic Languages & Literatures at UCLA, who will address "What We Talk about When We Talk about Babi Yar: Politics and Symbolism of Commemorating the Holocaust in the Soviet Union."

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