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October 27–28, 2017, The University of Texas at Austin

The conference, "The Wider Arc of Revolution: The Global Impact of 1917," in commemoration of the hundred-year anniversary of the Bolshevik Revolution of 1917, will be held under the auspices of the Center for Russian, East European and Eurasian Studies at University of Texas, Austin, on October 27-28, 2017. The conference will feature two keynote speakers (Sheila Fitzpatrick and Lisa Kirschenbaum), and will consist of a series of panels convened over the course of two days in which we will discuss pre-circulated papers submitted by participants.

http://liberalarts.utexas.edu/slavic/events/event.php?id=42892

Festival of American and Iberian Culture "Discovery Day"

The Festival of American and Iberian Culture "Discovery Day" will be held at the Library for Foreign Literature M.I. Rudomino on October 7, 2017.

Here is the Program of the Festival "Discovery Day"

"New Literary Observer" about "Literature of the Americas"

A review by Tatyana Venediktova of the journal Literature of the Americas was published in the journal New Literary Observer, №146 (4/2017).

Review of Literature of the Americas

"Iberoamerica" about "Literature of the Americas"

A review of the journal Literature of the Americas was published in the journal Iberoamerica (№5, 2017).

Review of Literature of the Americas

Conference to be held at the Institute for Black Atlantic Research (IBAR), University of Central Lancashire, Preston, Great Britain, 13-15 October, 2017 to mark the centenary of the Russian Revolution.

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V International Conference in Memoriam of Professor Leonid Andreev: “Facets of the ХXth Сentury: Literature and Revolution”

On June 21-23 the V International Conference in Memoriam Professor Leonid Andreev “Facets of the ХXth Сentury: Literature and Revolution-2017” took place at the Philological Faculty of Lomonosov Moscow State University. At the conference sessions, presentations on American studies and Soviet-American contacts were broadly represented.

Here is the Program of the Conference in Memoriam Professor Leonid Andreev “Facets of the ХXth Сentury: Literature and Revolution” — englishrussian.

May 8, 2017 13.05

Olga Panova giving a talk on Erskine Caldwell and Margaret Burke-White in Moscow in June-September 1941. Americans "shooting the Russian war", broadcasting for CBS radio, writing for Life and the newspaper PM, going to the Smolensk front...

Rossiyskaya Gazeta on the New Scholarly Journals Presented at Gorky Institute of World Literature

On April 6, 2017 3 new scholarly journals—Literature of the Americas, Literaturny Fact, Studia Litterarum --  were presented at A.M. Gorky Institute of the World Literature of the Russian Academy of Sciences.  

Kimberly Scrivner, Assistant Cultural Affairs Officer of the American Embassy, took floor to welcome the new academic journal of American literary history.

https://rg.ru/2017/04/07/institut-mirovoj-literatury-obiavil-o-vypuske-treh-zhurnalov.html