Friday, 30 December
764. The Cultural Politics of Putin’s Russia: New Cynicism, New Censorship, and Beyond
1:45–3:00 p.m., Military, Washington Hilton
Program arranged by the American Association of Teachers of Slavic and East European Languages
Presiding: Vitaly A. Chernetsky, Harvard Univ.
1. “De-censoring Putin: Bread, Circuses, and Subversion in Russia Today,” Catharine Theimer Nepomnyashchy, Barnard Coll.
2. “Brute Nostalgia: Putinism and the Populist Postmodern in the Genre of Russkii shanson,” Alexandar Mihailovic, Hofstra Univ.
3. “New Russian Cinema III: Revenge of the Iurodivye,” Gerald M. McCausland, Univ. of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh