Spring 2021 - Race in Focus: From Critical Pedagogies to Research Practice and Public Engagement in Slavic, East European and Russian Studies

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Type: 
Event
Date: 
February 5, 2021 to February 26, 2021
Location: 
Pennsylvania, United States
Subject Fields: 
Eastern Europe History / Studies, European History / Studies, Russian or Soviet History / Studies, Race Studies, Nationalism History / Studies

The University of Pittsburgh's Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies, in collaboration with numerous sponsors, is glad to announce the Spring 2021 sessions in our series "Race in Focus: From Critical Pedagogies to Research Practice and Public Engagement in Slavic, East European and Russian Studies." This series is designed to elevate conversations about teaching on race and continued disparities in our field while also bringing scholars from underrepresented minorities and/or research on communities of color to the center stage.

 

REGISTER IN ADVANCE for our new sessions or watch recordings of the Fall 2020 events via https://www.ucis.pitt.edu/crees/race-in-focus.


February 5

2-3:30 pm (ET) | 1-2:30 pm (CT) | 12-1:30 pm (MT) | 11 am-12:30 pm (PT)
New Directions in Research: Russian Literature in the 19th and 20th Centuries

MODERATOR:
Bella Grigoryan, University of Pittsburgh

PRESENTATIONS:
"On How to Choose One's Ancestors: James Joyce in Russian Literature"
José Vergara, Swarthmore College

"Russian Symbolism and the Racial Origins of 'Tolstoy v. Dostoevsky'"
Lindsay Ceballos, Lafayette College


February 12
2-3:30 pm (ET) | 1-2:30 pm (CT) | 12-1:30 pm (MT) | 11 am-12:30 pm (PT)
New Directions in Research: Race, Gender, and Indigeneity in the American Arctic and Siberia

MODERATOR:
Manduhai Buyandelger, MIT

PRESENTATIONS:
"Big Noses, Angry Babushki, Mixed Messages: Racialized Expectations of Linguistic and Cultural Performance in Asian Russia"
Kathryn Graber, Indiana University, Bloomington

"Gender Articulations from Decolonial Indigenous Perspectives in the Russian and American Arctic"
Olga Ulturgasheva, University of Manchester


February 19
2-3:30 pm (ET) | 1-2:30 pm (CT) | 12-1:30 pm (MT) | 11 am-12:30 pm (PT)
Talking About Whiteness: Racial and Ethnic Minorities in Eastern Europe, Russia, and Central Asia

MODERATOR:
Roman Utkin, Wesleyan University

SPEAKERS:
Marius Turda, Oxford Brookes University
Lauren Woodard, Yale University
Sean Roberts, George Washington University
Monika Bobako, Adam Mickiewicz University


February 26
2-3:30pm (ET) | 1-2:30 pm (CT) | 12-1:30 pm (MT) | 11 am-12:30 pm (PT)
#BLM: Reception in Eastern Europe, Russia, and Central Asia

MODERATOR:
Sibelan Forrester, Swarthmore College

SPEAKERS:
Angéla Kóczé, Central European University
Diana Kudaibergenova, University of Cambridge
Maxim Matusevich, Seton Hall University
Jakobi Williams, Indiana University, Bloomington


We thank all sponsors for making this possible.

 

Association for Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies

Center for East European and Russian/Eurasian Studies, University of Chicago

Center for Russia, East Europe, and Central Asia, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies, University of Michigan

Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies, University of Texas at Austin

Center for Slavic and East European Studies, Ohio State University

Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies, Harvard University

Inner Asian and Uralic National Resource Center, Indiana University, Bloomington

Institute of Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies, University of California, Berkeley

Russian, East European, and Eurasian Center, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

Russian and East European Institute, Indiana University, Bloomington

Contact Info: 

 

Zsuzsánna Magdó

Associate Director

Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies

University of Pittsburgh

 

 

 

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