Thursday, 3:30–4:45 p.m., 209, JW Marriott
Contemporary Art Activism in Russia
Program arranged by the forum LLC Russian and Eurasian and the American Association of Teachers of Slavic and East European Languages. Presiding: Julia Vaingurt, Univ. of Illinois, Chicago
1. “Roman Osminkin’s Performative Poetry: Between Tretyakov and Prigov,” Mark N. Lipovetsky, Univ. of Colorado, Boulder
2. “The Vulnerable Body as a Political Instrument in Contemporary Russian Art Activism,” Colleen McQuillen, Univ. of Illinois, Chicago
3. “How to Snatch a Chicken: The Voina Group’s Festive Indistinction,” Jonathan Brooks Platt, Univ. of Pittsburgh
For abstracts, visit mlaslavic.blogspot.com.