Lectures

2020-2021

Ballads and Lullabies in Slavic, European, Jewish and Brazilian Folklore, Psoy Korolenko (Pavel Lion), Dartmouth College, October 25, 2021

Reading Russia Today: Avant-gardes, Dystopias, Dreamers, Linor Goralik, Olga Livshin, Victoria Lomasko, Elena Kostyleva, Egana Dzhabbarova, Pavel Sulyandziga, July 13, 2021

Ethnicity in Russian Public Discourse, Vladimir Malakhov, Moscow School of Social and Economic Sciences (Shaninka), May 27th, 2021 

Beyond Carnival: Funny Dostoevsky, Michael Katz,  Susanne Fusso, Fiona Bell, Léandre Lucas, Alina Wyman, Melissa Frazier, Ben Hooyman, Denis Zhernokleyev, Tatyana Kowalewska, Anastasia Belousova, Paula Ruiz, Arpi Movsesian, Chloe Papadopoulos, Gabriella Safran, Irina Erman, May 15, 2021,

Lecture on Soviet Yiddish Translation Poetry, Amelia Glaser, University of California, San Diego, May 6, 2021

New Energy: Roman Sidortsov, Michigan Technological University, March 17, 2021

An Evening of Poetry and Prose, Polina Barskova, Hampshire College, February 27, 2020

2018-2019

Russian Artists in America, Victoria Lomasko, University of Moscow, November 12, 2019

Lecture and Film about Soviet Artist Oscar Rabin, Alexander Smoljanski, October 23, 2019

Political Theology as Political Orthodoxy in Contemporary Russia, Cyril Hovorun, Loyola Marymount University, October 18, 2019

The Talking Dead: Articulating the "Zombified" Subject under Putin, Eliot Borenstein, New York University, May 13, 2019

Atomic Energy and the Arrogance of Man: Revisiting the Chernobyl Nuclear Disaster, Serhii Plokhii, Harvard University, May 6, 2019

Neither Saints, Nor Prostitutes: The Complexities of Imprisoned Women's Lives in Stalin's Gulag, Steven Barnes, George Mason University, April 19, 2019

Encountering Gertrude: Texts and Music for a Carolingian Princess, Margot Fassler, University Notre Dame, October 12, 2018

A Sexual Theory of the State: Reading Tolstoy in the Era of #metoo, Ani Kokobobo, University of Kansas, April 26, 2018

2015-2017

1917 Centennial Series. The Year that Shook the Arts: Literature and Cinema in the Russian Revolution, Boris Dralyuk, Michele Leigh, October 27, 2017

Illegal Game Hunting in Russia as a Case Study of Elite Impunity, Kathleen Braden, Seattle Pacific University, October 3, 2016

The Wanderes / Di Voglers / Stranniki; Cold War (m) Jewish Russian Folk Fusion, Psoy Korolenko and Polina Shepherd, May 5, 2016

Pussy Riot: A Punk Prayer, Film Screening and Q & A with director Maxim Pozdorovkin, November 10, 2015

Vice Media 'po-russki': A Guide/Online Documentaries & Russian Protest Movements, Andrew Chapman, May 19, 2015

The Tradeoffs of Trade: Lessons from 30 Years of Policy Reforms in Developing Countries, Nina Pavcnik, February 25, 2015

Gendering the Enemy in Soviet Films during the Early Cold War (1945-1955), Oleg Riabov, January 29, 2015

2014-PAST

The Politics of a Name in the Northern Caucasus, Victor Shnirelman, April 29, 2014

Klezbard Cabaret, Psoy Korolenko, January 23, 2014

Symposium: Olympic Challenges: Russia in the Time of Sochi, Guest speaker: Kevin Moss, Middlebury College; Dartmouth Panel: Professor William Wohlforth (Government), Andrew Chapman (Russian), and Ambassador Daniel Benjamin (Dickey Center), February 11, 2014

Things Don't Like Me: Narratives of Procurement and The Late Soviet Culture of Shortage, Andrew Chapman, January 16, 2013

Art, Russian Orphans, and Hope, My Experiences Working with "Maria's Children", Rodney Daly, May 22, 2012

Putin, Medvedev, and Facebook: Social Networks and Civil Society in Today's Russia, Maxim Trudoliubov, May 19, 2011