Saturday, 12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., 304, JW Marriott
Perceptions of the United States in Stalinist Culture
A special session. Presiding: Leif Weatherby, New York Univ.
1. “Rediscovering America through New Genres in 1920s Russian Literature,” Vasily Lvov, Graduate Center, City Univ. of New York
2. “Reading and Restaging America: Ilf and Petrov’s One-Story America,” Inna Kapilevich, Columbia Univ.
3. “Romanticism of the Absurd: Andrei Platonov and Daniil Kharms Take On America,” Maya Vinokour, Univ. of Pennsylvania
4. “The Image of America in the Context of Soviet Patriotic Education,” Lioudmila (Milla) Fedorova, Georgetown Univ.