Tuesday, 30 December
766. Stoppard and the Slavic Connection
10:15–11:30 a.m., Foothill G2, Marriott
Program arranged by the Division on Slavic and East European Literatures
Presiding: Catharine Theimer Nepomnyashchy, Columbia Univ.
1. “Intertextuality and the Grotesque: Chekhovian Motifs in Stoppard’s The Coast of Utopia,” Nina Wieda, Northwestern Univ.
2. “‘The Absolute Whole Perpetually Renewing Itself’: Tom Stoppard’s Cat,” Ruth Solomon Rischin, San Francisco, CA
3. “Reading Herzen: Watching Tom Stoppard’s The Coast of Utopia,” Christine Kiebuzinska, Virginia Tech Univ.
Respondent: Carey Perloff, American Conservatory Theatre