Southern Conference on Slavic Studies
Durham/Chapel Hill, NC, March 1998
SOUTHERN CONFERENCE ON SLAVIC STUDIES March 19-21, 1998 Durham/Chapel Hill, North CarolinaSCHEDULE: RECEPTION: Thursday, March 19, 6:00-8:00 p.m. Session I: Friday, March 20, 8:30-10:15 a.m. 1)Understanding Russian National Economic Life in the Late-Nineteenth Century 2)German Perceptions of Modern Russia 3)Czechoslovak Politics and History 4)Love and Life in Russian Literature and Around 5)Gender and Culture in Stalinist Russia 6)The Place of Lithuania in the 18th Century Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth Session II: Friday, March 20, 10:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m. 1)Fin de Siècle Russian Literature: New Perspectives 2)Nineteenth-Century Russian Literature I 3)Russian Missionaries and Native "Heathens": Representation, Power and Resistance in the Russian Empire in the 19th-Early 20th Centuries 4)Teaching Russian Women's History: What Works and What Doesn't 5)Social Identities in Imperial Russia EXECUTIVE COUNCIL LUNCH 12:30-1:45 Session III: Friday, March 20, 2:00-3:45 p.m. 1)Russian Military Industry in Historical Perspective 2)Twentieth-Century Russian Literature and Cinema 3)East European Culture and Folklore 4)Re-Envisioning the Past: Memory, Identity, and the 1930s 5)Search for Self: Exile, Memory and Its Reconstitution in Russian Women's Autobiography 6)Civic Space in Modern Russia During the Great War" Karl Lowenstein, Duke University "The Public Sphere after the 20th Party Congress" Session IV: Friday, March 20, 4:00-5:45 1)Teaching Methodology and Linguistics 2)The Role of the Judiciary in the Russian Twentieth Century 3)Nineteenth-Century Russian Literature II 4)New Scholarship in Russian Women's History 5)Massacres in Russian/ Soviet Labor History 6)Censorship and the Thaw: Vladimir Poliakov's "Fireman Prokhorchuk" RECEPTION (with cash bar): 6:30-7:30 p.m. BANQUET: 7:30 p.m. Session V: Saturday, March 21, 9:00-10:45 a.m. 1)The Contemporary Russian Economy 2)Roundtable: Doing Business in Central and Eastern Europe 3)The Soviets at Munich 4)Mysticism in Twentieth-Century Polish Literature and Film 5)Problems of the "Periphery" Session VI: Saturday, March 21, 11:00 a.m.-12:45 p.m. 1)Roundtable: Teaching Russian History Before the University 2)Roundtable: Gender and Aesthetics: Women in Folklore and the Avant-Garde 3)Roundtable: Westernization as a Construct in Modern Russian History 4)Revolutionary Politics and Propaganda, 1917-1920 5)The Language of Law and Legal Relations in Today's Russia BUSINESS MEETING AND LUNCH: 1:00 p.m. LIVE EAST EUROPEAN MUSIC, DANCING, AND BBQ DINNER: 5:30-7:30 p.m. CONCERT OF MUSIC OF THE CAUCASUS: 8:00 p.m.