Nancy Condee discusses the politics of seizure in Russian culture today


Nancy Condee

On September 25, 2015, the NYU Jordan Center for the Advanced Study of Russia welcomed Professor Nancy Condee for its 2015 Distinguished Lecture. Condee, who teaches Slavic and film studies and serves as director of the Global Studies Center at the University of Pittsburgh, delivered a talk titled “Property Rites: Russian Culture Today and the Politics of Seizure.”


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Remembering Arkadii Dragomoshchenko



Maddie Alpert is currently studying Media, Culture and Communication at NYU.

“Time Marvelously Lies”

Last Friday, the Jordan Center had the honor of collaborating with the The Ugly Duckling Presse and NYU’s Eugene Ostashevskii in holding an event for the late Arkadii Dragomoshchenko. Arkadii, an experimental poet, essayist, and translator was not only known for his writing but also his compassion, and, as illustrated by Mikhail Iossel, his courage. Influential within both Russian and American contemporary literature, his death has been felt on a global scale.


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