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June 2021

Shorthand, Violence and Melodrama: Folk Stories by Marko Vovchok Between Ukrainian and Russian Culture (with Alexei Vdovin and Discussant Sara Dickinson)

June 23 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Join us for another 19v seminar - the first of the summer series! Судьба и творчество Марии Вилинской-Маркович (псевдоним – Марко Вовчок) сыграли важную роль в развитии женского письма и прозы о крестьянах в украинской и русской литературах. Три сборника ее народных рассказов из украинского и русского быта (1858, 1859, 1861) стали литературной и даже политической сенсацией. Если украинские рассказы Вовчок существенно повысили культурный престиж украинского языка в Российской империи и позже вошли в канон украинской литературы, судьба рассказов Маркович о…

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Russian TV Commercials: The Short Course, Lecture Five – “Bank Imperial”: The Great Man Theory of History and Finance

June 25 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Join us for a series of lectures by NYU Professor Eliot Borenstein about the joys and sorrows of Russian and Soviet television advertising. These informal lectures are geared towards students, scholars, and anyone who might be interested in the topic. And yes, we take requests. The series will run weekly on Fridays. Lecture Five - "Bank Imperial": The Great Man Theory of History and Finance Why isn't Count Suvorov eating anything? What does Genghis Khan think is man's greatest pleasure?…

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