The contemporary Russophone Israeli literature is no longer émigré, minor, or marginal. In the world where globalism and cultural neonativism converge, literature reveals new possibilities of expression. Russophone writers in Israel find a way to overwhelm both the traditional Jewish-Russian poetics and the ghetto mentality. The key to their artistic achievements is their deep emotional and intellectual involvement in the Israeli (and through it—the world) life and culture without detachment from the Israeli Russophone
CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street, Room S354
Speaker(s): Chaired by Rochelle Ruthchild, Professor Emerita of Political Science, UMass-Boston; Davis Center Associate Valerie Sperling, Professor of Political Science, Clark University; Davis Center Associate Kevin Moss, Professor of Modern Languages and Literature, Middlebury College Mark Kramer, Program Director, Project on Cold War Studies, Davis Center
Sponsored by the Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies.