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RUSSIAN AND AMERICAN POETRY AT CLOSE QUARTERS
SYMPOSIUM SCHEDULE
The 2011 Slavic Department Spring Symposium

∞  Please Note: Public Events as Specifically Indicated  ∞   

FRIDAY, APRIL 22, 2011


At Kelly Writer’s House (3805 Locust Walk, Penn Campus):

9:15-9:45am — Coffee and Pastries
9:45-10:00am — Opening Remarks/Operating Instructions 
10:00-11:00am — Small Group Translation workshop I
11:00-11:15am — Break
11:15am-12:15pm — Small Group Translation workshop II
12:15-12:30pm — Break
12:30-1:30 — Small Group Translation workshop III

At Max Kade Center (3401 Walnut St., rm. 329A—34th and Walnut St., above the Starbucks):

2:00pm — Lunch for Symposium Participants
3:00-4:30pm — Large Group Translation Workshop

In Fisher-Bennett Hall (34th and Walnut St., rm 401):

∞  Public Event ∞
5:00-6:30pm — Keynote Lecture by Matvei Yankelevich (Ugly Duckling Presse)
THE TASK OF TRANSLATION AND THE NOTION OF THE CONTEMPORARY IN RUSSIAN POETRY

6:30pm — Dinner-Reception for Participants in Fisher-Bennett Faculty Lounge 

SATURDAY, APRIL 23, 2011
∞  All Saturday Events Open to Public  ∞

At Max Kade Center (3401 Walnut St., rm. 329A—34th and Walnut St., above the Starbucks):

9:00-9:30am — Coffee and Pastries



9:30am-12:00pm — Session I: Charles Bernstein (UPenn) Moderates

Eugene Ostashevsky (NYU): The Discoverie of the Large, Rich and Bevvtifvl Arkadii Dragomoshchenko

Stephanie Sandler (Harvard): Repetition, Resistance, Narrative

Polina Barskova (Hampshire College): Writing Poetry after the Siege of Leningrad: Montage, Ekphrasis, Allegory


12:00-1:30pm — Lunch for Participants


1:30-4:30pm — Session II: Ian Probstein (Touro College) Moderates

Kevin M. F. Platt (UPenn): Eccentric Orbit: Latvia in Russian Poetic Space

Matvei Yankelevich (UDP): Locations of Dissent: Three Poets in the Russian Capitol (on Fanailova, Kuzmin, and Medvedev)

Michael Wachtel (Princeton): The National and the Supranational in Contemporary Russian-Language Poetry


In College Hall, rm. 200 on the UPenn campus:


                                                5:00-7:00pm — GRAND PUBLIC POETRY READING


In Terrace Room, Claudia Cohen Hall:


7:15 — Closing dinner reception for Participants and Guests

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