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Afterlives of Revolution: Russia Today in Context
Start Date: 11/7/2017Start Time: 4:15 PM
End Date: 11/7/2017End Time: 5:45 PM

Event Description:
Afterlives of Revolution: Russian Today in Context
Everything You Need to Know About Russia

There has never been a more crucial time to understand Russia. On the occasion of the October Revolution’s centennial, we invite the Swarthmore community to a teach-in devoted to Russia, “a riddle wrapped in an enigma.” Why do 1917 and its lasting effects matter, and what role does Russia play in today’s world? Join us for a wide-ranging discussion on these questions and more. This special panel will address a range of topics: history, music, gender studies, women’s rights, contemporary literature, politics, and art.

Featuring Emily Frey (Russian, Swarthmore), Kristen Ghodsee (Russian, UPenn), Kevin Platt (Russian, UPenn), José Vergara (Russian, Swarthmore), and Robert Weinberg (History, Swarthmore).

This event will be held in the McCabe Library atrium.
Location Information:
*Swarthmore College - McCabe Library
Contact Information:
Name: José Vergara
Phone: 610-328-8158
Email: jvergar1@swarthmore.edu
Teach-In
Event Sponsors
Russian Section of the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures
History Department
English Literature Department
Comparative Literature Department
Music and Dance Department
Sociology and Anthropology Department
Open To
The Public

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