2004 - Russian & Slavic Studies

Russian and Slavic Studies at Yale: Retrospects and Prospects
Alumni Conference
November 5 - 7, 2004

Join fellow alumni and Yale faculty in Russian & East European Studies, Slavic Languages and Literatures, and related fields – including history, political science and economics – to explore the past and future of Slavic studies at Yale and in the world.

 

 

 

 

CONFERENCE PROGRAM


Friday, November 5


9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
   
REGISTRATION

Rose Alumni House

232 York Street (between Chapel and Elm)

5:30 – 7:30 PM

REGISTRATION

Pierson College Dining Hall

261 Park Street
(enter from York Street between
Rose Alumni House and Davenport College)

PRE-CONFERENCE EVENTS

Two special guided tours will be offered.

1:15 - 2:15 pm only

The Yale Center for Language Study
370 Temple Street

1:15 - 2:15 pm only
   
The Yale Collection of Musical Instruments
15 Hillhouse Avenue

2:30 - 3:30 pm only
   
Russian and Slavic collections in the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library and Sterling Memorial Library
12 Wall Street (Beinecke Library)
       
CONFERENCE
     
OPENING SESSION

Linsly-Chittenden Room 102
63 High Street

4:00 – 4:30
   
Welcoming Remarks

Jon Butler
Dean, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences

Vladimir Alexandrov
Chair, Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures

Paul Bushkovitch
Department of History and DGS, Russian & East European Studies

4:30 – 5:30

Keynote Address:

“What we Slavists should do in this crazy post-Communist world”

Tomas Venclova ’85 PhD (SLL)
Yale University
       
CELEBRATION

5:45 - 7:15
   
Reception

Pierson College Dining Hall

7:15
   
Dinner

Pierson College Dining Hall
    
Toast to Victor Erlich in celebration of his 90th birthday on November 22, 2004,by Harvey Goldblatt ’77 PhD (SLL)
Professor of Slavic Languages & Literatures
Master of Pierson College, Yale University
     
After-dinner remarks
by Alexander Schenker ’53 PhD (Linguistics)

Professor Emeritus, Slavic Linguistics, Yale University

 


Saturday, November 6


All panel sessions in Linsly-Chittenden Hall, Room 102
63 High Street

9:00 - 10:30
   
Russian and East European History
     
Moderator
   
Paul Bushkovitch
Yale University
     
Panelists
   
M. B. Biskupski ’81 PhD
History
Central Connecticut State University
           
Nikolaos Chrissidis ’00 PhD
History
Southern Connecticut State University
           
Michael David-Fox ’93 PhD
History
University of Maryland
           
Laura Engelstein
Yale University
             

10:30 – 11:00

Coffee break
             

11:00 - 12:15
   
Contemporary Society in Russia and East Europe
     
Moderator
   
Keith Darden
Yale University (Political Science)
     
Panelists
   
Michael Bernhard ’81 MA SEES
Pennsylvania State University
           
Thomas Remington ’74 MA SEES ’78 PhD
Political Science
Emory University
           
Elizabeth Sullivan ’74 BA, ’76 MA SEES
Foreign Affairs Columnist
Cleveland Plain Dealer
             

12:30 - 2:00
   
Buffet Lunch

Hall of Graduate Studies Dining Room
       

2:15 – 3:45
   
Literary Studies
     
Moderator
   
Vladimir Alexandrov
Yale University
     
Panelists
   
Susanne Fusso ’84 PhD (SLL)
Wesleyan University (Connecticut)
           
Olga Hasty ’80 PhD (SLL)
Princeton University
          
Alexandar Mihailovic ’93 PhD (SLL)
Hofstra University
           
Greta Slobin ’78 PhD (SLL)
Wesleyan University (Connecticut)
             

7:00
   
Cocktails and Dinner

Linonia & Brothers Room, Sterling Memorial Library
     

After dinner remarks
by Robert Jackson

B.E. Bensinger Professor Emeritus,
Slavic Languages and Literatures, Yale University

 


Sunday, November 7


9:00 - 10:15
   
Slavic Linguistics and Philology

Hall of Graduate Studies, Room 211
320 York Street
     
Moderator
   
Edward Stankiewicz
Yale University
    
Panelists
   
Denis Crnkovic ’85 PhD (SLL)
Gustavus Adolphus College (Minnesota)
           
Robert Greenberg ’91 PhD (SLL)
Yale University,
University of New Haven
           
Harvey Goldblatt ’77 PhD (SLL)
Yale University
             

10:30
   
Farewell Brunch

Hall of Graduate Studies Common Room

 

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