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The Russian, East European and Eurasian Studies is the home of undergraduate and graduate programs in all fields connected to Russia, Eastern Europe, and former Soviet Eurasia at the University of Oregon. Together with its sister programs in the Oregon Consortium of International and Area Studies Programs (OCIAS), the Center is located in Prince Lucien Campbell Hall (PLC) on the University of Oregon campus.

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The Biennial REEES Graduate Symposium

Grad Symposium
Russian, East European and Eurasian Studies presents the Biennial REEES Graduate Symposium on Friday, May 1 in the Knight Library Browsing Room from 8:45 a.m. to noon and from 1 p.m. until 5 p.m., with a public reception afterwards.

Morning Schedule
8:45 a.m.   Opening Remarks
9:00  a.m.  Panel 1: Nation, Identity, World
(featuring Anna Kovalchuk, Iryna Zogoruyko, Daria Smirnova and Elena Rodina)
10:30 a.m. Panel 2: Trope, Language, Style
(featuring Eric Spreat, Anastasia Savenko-Moore, Iida Pöllänen and Marina Tsylina)
12-1 p.m. Lunch – on your own

Afternoon Schedule
1:00 p.m.  Panel 3: Time, Energy, Entropy
(featuring Anthony Topoleski, Amy Leggette, Christopher Pike and Maya Larson)
2:30 p.m.   Panel 4: Comparative Contexts
(featuring Ramona Tougas, Rachel Branson, Zachary Hicks and Baran Germen)
4:00 p.m.   Keynote Lecture
(featuring Professor Nina Gourianova)

The keynote lecture will be presented by Professor Nina Gourianova from Northwestern University, “Wars on Utopias of the Russian Avant-Garde,” which begins at 4 p.m.

Click here for the event poster.

This event is co-sponsored by the Comparative Literature Department.