Conceptualizing the Human in Slavic and Eurasian Culture

An Interdisciplinary Conference at Princeton University

Panel 1: Soviet Humanism

FRIDAY October 18th ,9:30 am – 11:00 am

East Pyne 010


(Click the paper title for an abstract)

Laura Brown, Pennsylvania State: “Stravinsky and the Sounds of Human Emotion: A Musical Study of the Human Characteristics of the Puppet Petrushka.”

Brian Droitcour, NYU: “Shakespeare for Stalin: Restaging Humanism with Romeo and Juliet

Pavel Khazanov, U Penn: “Pulling a Fast One on the World: Happiness and Ethics in Andrei Platonov’s Happy Moscow

Chair: Victoria Juharyan, Princeton

Discussant: Robert Bird, U Chicago


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