Eugene Onegin: Pushkin's Novel in Verse, Tchaikovsky’s Opera, a Russian Theme
A Symposium at Reed College
April 5-6, 2013
Free and open to the public.
Friday, April 5, 2013 – Vollum Lounge
- Luba Golburt (UC Berkeley) "Reading for Possibility in Eugene Onegin"
- Katya Hokanson (University of Oregon, Eugene) "Onegin and Forms of Travel"
- John Randolph (University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign) "Onegin's Road: Relay Riding and the Novel in Verse"
Saturday, April 6, 2013 – Vollum Lounge
- Keynote Lecture: Andrew Kahn (University of Oxford) "Onegin's Library"
- Alyson Tapp (Reed College) "'First Snow' and Firstness in Eugene Onegin: Elegy, Empathy, Narrative"
- Leslie O'Bell (University of Texas, Austin) "Onegin's Album: a Hidden Crossroads"
- Oleg Proskurin (Emory University) "Onegin's Death"
- Emily Finer (University of St. Andrews) "Poor Lensky, Poor Yorick: Viktor Shklovsky's 'Eugene Onegin (Pushkin and Sterne)' (1923)"
- Marijeta Bozovic (Colgate University) "Nabokov's Onegin and Nabokov's Canon"
- Coffee break and musical interlude
- Anna Nisnevich (University of Pittsburgh) "Tchaikovsky's Onegin and Stalinist Film Musicals"
- Evgenii Bershtein (Reed College) "A Scandal at the Bolshoi: Dmitry Chernyakov's Staging of Tchaikovsky's Eugene Onegin"
For more information, please email Professor Evgenii Bershtein.
Sponsored by the Reed Russian Department, Dean of the Faculty, Division of Literature & Languages, and Anthropology Department.