Davis Center Undergraduate Colloquium


Friday, April 14, 2017, 9:20am


CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street, Room S020


Opening Remarks - 1:45-2:00 p.m.

Panel I - 2:00-3:00 p.m.

Hana Connelly, Harvard College, Kidnap in the Caucasus: Rethinking Russian Imperialism in the 19th Century

Taylor Gunderson, Wellesley College, The Politics and Memory of the Katyn Massacre

Juliette Cremel, Harvard College, The Impact of Maidan, the Annexation of Crimea and the War on National Identity and Language Use in Ukraine

Chair: Lauren Kaminsky, Director of Studies, History & Literature, Harvard University; Faculty Associate, Davis Center    

Panel II - 3:15-4:15 p.m. 

Sebastian Quijano, Wheaton College, A Four Hundred Pound Bear On His Bed: An Examination of Russian Cyberterrorism and the Hack of the Democratic National Committee 

John Segal, Wheaton College, Tashkent & The Great Game: Imperialism, Economics, and Cultural Conflict

Ian Patrick Curran, Wheaton College, Environmental policy of the Russian Federation

Chair: Nina Tumarkin, Kathryn Wasserman Davis Professor of Slavic Studies, Professor of History and Director of Russian Area Studies, Wellesley College; Center Associate, Davis Center            

Panel III - 4:30-5:30 p.m. 

Emma Santelmann, Harvard College, I'm not the people?": The Fate of the Cross-cultural Self in Soviet Village Prose and Indigenous Literatures of Siberia and the Far East

Ashley Michele Donovan, Wheaton College, Summer 2016 Internship at The Museum of Russian Icons 

Andrew Troska, Harvard College, Верю: несовместны гений и смерть. On Making A Singing Translation of Leonid Desyatnikov and Vladimir Sorokin's Дети Розенталя

Chair: Francoise Rosset, Associate Professor of Russian and Chair of the Russian Department, Wheaton College


Photo: Amie Garcia, “Bees,” Kraków, Poland.

Sponsored by the Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies.