Saturday, 08 January
654. Private Correspondence, Self, and Story: Letters in Russia and Eastern Europe
5:15–6:30 p.m., 304B, LA Convention Center
Program arranged by the American Association of Teachers of Slavic and East European Languages
Presiding: Lilya Kaganovsky, Univ. of Illinois, Urbana
1. “‘My Holy of Holies Is the Human Body’: Religion and Ethics in Chekhov’s Private Letters,” Nina Wieda, Northwestern Univ.
2. “Lifting the Veil: The Gorky-Budberg Correspondence,” Barry P. Scherr, Dartmouth Coll.
3. “Fiction, Fact, and Family Letters: The Rozenbaum Correspondence (1926–37) with Ayn Rand / Alisa Rozenbaum,” Shoshana Milgram Knapp, Virginia Polytechnic Inst. and State Univ.