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Durham University

School of Modern Languages & Cultures

Events in Modern Languages & Cultures

Russkiy Mir Centre Colloquium: 'Forms of Negativity in Russian Culture: Silence, Violence, Trash

13th February 2015, 13:00, A29, Elvet Riverside I, Durham University


  • Evgeny Dobrenko (Sheffield). The Art of Hatred: The 'Noble Wrath' and Violence in Soviet Wartime Culture. [In Russian]
  • Catriona Kelly (Oxford). Rubbish Art: Objects and Texts at the Borders of Culture.
  • Mikhail Epstein (Durham) The Ironic Dialectics of Word and Silence in Russian Culture [In Russian]
  • Zdenek Pechal (Palacki University, Czech Republic). The Speech Element and Silence as an Aesthetic Technique of an Unreliable Narrator. [In Russian]
  • Dusan Radunovic (Durham). Narratocracy and its Discontents: the Economy of Visibility in Eisenstein’s Battleship Potemkin

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