We are excited to announce a new weekly series of 15-minute informal virtual Zoom lectures about memes and viral video on the Russian Internet, presented by our very own Eliot Borenstein. Each lecture will be followed by a moderated, on-line discussion, as well as just more general chat for anyone who feels like staying on-line. The lecture will subsequently be uploaded to YouTube, where you can find all the lectures in this series.
Of all the possible images to spread from the former Soviet Union, why did memes featuring Russian street thugs squatting on street corners become such a phenomenon?
If you would like to attend, please email firstname.lastname@example.org for the zoom meeting information.