January 27: Film screening and discussion — “Major” (Майор), Bykov 2013.
February 10: Film screening and discussion — “For Marx” (За Маркса), Baskova 2013.
February 11: Workshop 3. Presentations of work in progress by Susanna Weygandt (Princeton University) and Jennifer Wilson (University of Pennsylvania).
February 24: Film screening and discussion — “Name Me” (Как Меня Зовут), Saifullaeva 2014.
March 4-5: Final Workshop. 8-10 invited scholars join the Utopia team for an exchange of work in progress, discussion, and planing for future collaboration.
March 9: Film screening and discussion — “The Hope Factory” (Комбинат Надежда), Meshchaninova 2014.
April 6: Film screening and discussion — “Twilight Portrait” (Портрет в Сумерках), Nikonova 2011.
April 8-9: Red on Red: A Symposium on Post-Socialist Art and Critical Theory. All events, including a closing poetry reading are open to the public.
April 13: Film screening and discussion — “Winter Journey” (Зимний Путь), Lvova and Taramaev 2013.
We will partner with other initiatives at Yale University and add other related events of interests to the timeline as information becomes available. The five central events of the faculty seminar are workshops underlined above.