Aron Ouzilevski

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Articles by Aron Ouzilevski

A World of Empires: The Russian Voyage of the Frigate Pallada

Bojanowska’s book examines a travelogue by Ivan Goncharov, better known as the author of the novel Oblomov, using his eyewitness account as a window onto imperial history of the 19th century and Russia’s perceptions of and relations with its own colonial subjects.

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Film Editing as Women’s Work: Esfir Shub, Elizaveta Svilova, and the Culture of Soviet Montage

Professor Kaganovsky’s study focuses on the contributions of the two early Soviet female directors: Esfir Shub and Elizaveta Svilova, “in order to make visible what has largely remained invisible – film editing as women’s work”

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On Avant-Garde Post: Radical Poetics After the Soviet Union

The new Russian avant-garde poetic cohort’s blend of a socialist past with global egalitarian ideas challenges both the discourses of the Russian authorities and the major opposition .

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Khlebnikov, Tatlin, and the Utopian Geopoetics of the Russian Avant-garde (Event Recap)

Professor Harsha Ram’s paper primarily focuses on the poetics, the literary theory, and the politics surrounding the Russian Revolution, and how the particular “convergence of literature and politics can help rethink the problem of world literature.” Focal to Ram’s research are poet Velimir Khlebnikov and artist Vladimir Tatlin, whose unconventional work presented a utopia imbued with a new vision of geopolitics.

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The Story of Aleksei Balabanov’s Unfinished Film The American and Its Potential Afterlife

Two tragedies coupled with a failed attempt at completing the film “The American”, broke the “rhythms and networks of meanings” that flowed through the Aleksei Balabanov’s earlier films.

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Geography of Anti-Corruption Protests in Russia

How does protest activity in Russia vary by geography?

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Meet the Empire: The Epic Journey of Grand Prince Alexander Nikolaevich in 1837: A Colloquium Discussion With Paul Werth

A colloquium talk on how the Russian Empire subtly stepped into the modern age in the year 1837.

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Jordan Center Sept 7 Book Talk “From Triumph to Crisis: Neoliberal Economic Reform in Postcommunist Countries” – Hilary Appel and Mitchell A. Orenstein

Professors Hilary Appel and Mitchell A. Orenstein discuss a new approach to examining post-communist Eastern European economic policies offered in their book “From Triumph to Crisis: Neoliberal Economic Reform in Postcommunist Countries”.

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