AATSEEL-Wisconsin: Exploring the Russian Self in Oriental Lands: Nineteenth-Century Travels to Central Asia

Fri, 10/07/2016 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Pyle Center

This lecture serves as the keynote address for the annual AATSEEL-Wisconsin conference.

Olga Maiorova is an accomplished scholar. Her area of expertise is Russian literature of the second half of the 19th century; the intersections between literature, intellectual history, and representations of nationality in nineteenth century Russia. Her extensive research on Nikolai Leskov, including editorship of two volumes of his previously unpublished writings, stands out. The author of some sixty scholarly articles, published in the most prestigious journals in Russia and the USA.

On Saturday, October 8, numerous papers will be presented by UW-Madison faculty, graduate students, and alumni, as well as visiting speakers from other universities, as part of the AATSEEL-Wisconsin annual conference. Presentations will take place in the Pyle Center.

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