Perspectives on Eighteenth-Century Russia

Event time: 
Friday, April 4, 2014 - 12:45pm
Event description: 

A symposium

Friday, April 4, 4-5:30 PM. HGS 211

Keynote Address.
Andrei Zorin, Faculty of Medieval and Modern Languages, University of Oxford

Saturday, April 5. WHC 208

9:30 AM – 11:30 AM

Session 1. The Rhetoric of Power: Autocracy and Empire

Paul Bushkovitch, Department of History, Yale University

“European Political Theory in Peter’s Time: Feofan Prokopovitch”

Tatiana Smoliarova, Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures, Columbia University

“‘Islands’: Ekphrasis and the Ode in the 1740s”

Marcus Levitt, Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures, University of Southern California

“On Catherine’s Greatness”

1PM-3PM

Session 2. Discourses of Identity and Selfhood

Gary Marker, Department of History, State University of New York, Stony Brook

“Feofan Prokopovich and the Woman Question”