On September 23, 2021 Editor-in-chief of the Literature of the Americas, Doctor Hab. of Philology, lead research fellow at IWL RAS, MSU professor Olga Panova participated in the program "Observer" (Kultura TV channel). The discussion was dedicated to the 150th anniversary of T. Dreiser.
Online lecture on "The Reception of African American Literature in the Soviet Union and Russia" by Olga Panova at Indiana University
September 28, 2021 • 12:15 pm ET • Indiana University (GA 4067); Zoom
Online lecture on The Reception of African American Literature in the Soviet Union and Russia will be delivered by Olga Panova, editor-in-chief of Literature of the Americas, Doctor Hab. of Philology, lead research fellow at IWL RAS, MSU professor, will be held via Zoom at Robert F. Byrnes Russian and East European Institute, Indiana University.
The “Ves Mir” publishing house issued in Russian translation A New Literary History of America (Harvard University Press, 2009) edited by Greil Marcus and Literature of the Americas International Editorial Council member Werner Sollors. Tatiana Venediktova, Doctor Hab. of Philology, professor, LoA International Editorial Council member and contributor, is author of the preface to the Russian edition.
Novaia literaturnaia istoriia Ameriki [A New Literary History of America], eds G. Marcus, W. Sollors. Moscow: Ves' Mir Publ., 2021. 1168 p.
Yasen Zasursky (29.10.1929—01.08.2021), who died yesterday, August 1, 2021, was a Soviet and Russian literature historian, specialist in American literature, Doctor habilitat in philology, professor, Dean of the Faculty of Journalism of Moscow State University (1965—2007), President of the Faculty of Journalism of MSU (2007—2021), Honored Journalist of Russia (2018).
International colloqium "American and Russian Poetries: Links and Circulations" at University of Toulouse Jean Jaurès
International colloqium American and Russian Poetries: Links and Circulations will be held at the University of Toulouse Jean Jaurès on June 2–5, 2021.
Organizers: University of Toulouse Jean Jaurès; specialist in Comparative literature Claire Gheerardyn and specialist in XIX-XX Centuries American poetry, reception of Walt Whitman, author of the Literature of the Americas – Delphine Rumeau.
VII Zverev International Biennial Conference оn American Studies at Russian State University for the Humanities
May 13–14, 2021 • Russian State University for the Humanities • Moscow
VII Zverev International Biennial Conference оn American Studies on Colonial and Postcolonial Discourse in American Literature, Culture and Politics: pro et contra will be held at the Russian State University for the Humanities on May 13–14, 2021.
The conference program includes the Round Table on the 150th Anniversary of Theodore Dreiser's Birth dedicated to the writer's work.
This event includes both online and offline participance. Deadline for the submission of proposals: March 10, 2021.
International conference "Vladimir Nabokov and Transatlantic Relations in American and European Culture" at Saint Petersburg State University
May 14–16, 2021 • Saint Petersburg State University, The Nabokov Museum • Saint Petersburg
International conference Vladimir Nabokov and Transatlantic Relations in American and European Culture will be held at the Saint Petersburg State University on May 14–16, 2021. The conference aims to bring together research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on the dynamic processes and cultural transfer in the Northern Atlantic region.
Colloqium+ Seminar "Selected African American Poets from Harlem Renaissance to Our Present Time" at HSE University
April 8, 2021 • HSE University • Moscow
Colloqium+ Seminar on Selected African American Poets from Harlem Renaissance to Our Present Time will be held via Zoom on April 8, 2021.
Speaker: Yasser K. R. Aman, Professor of English Literature, Imam Abdulrahman Bin Faisal University, Dammam, Saudi Arabia.
The presentation is based on Yasser K. R. Aman's book Modern African American Poets: From Hughes to Parker.