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Slavic Symposium

Saturday, May 5, 2012 - 9:00am to 1:30pm
Savery Hall, Room 136

Opening Remarks by Dr. Galya Diment, Professor & Department Chair

Anatoliy Klots – “Cinema as Propaganda in the Stalin Era: Creating the Myth of the Strong Peoples' Leader”

Veronica Muskheli – “Wonder Tales of the Russian North and Karelia: Their Collectors and Narrators”

Nicole Page – “Towards a Re-Classification of the “B/C/S” Branch in the South Slavic Language Tree”

Cyrus Rodgers – “Ilya Grigoryevich Ehrenburg: Subverting Restrictions on Jewish Themes as WWII-Era Journalist”

David Richardson – “Changing Views of Odessa in the Work of Isaac Babel”

Lee Scheingold – “Mourning, the Reflective Space, and Russian Poetry: A Grief Observed”

Alsu Shakirova – “Speak, Gesture: Significance of Body in Motion in Vladimir Nabokov’s Fiction”

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