CMES Colloquium: The Writers’ Preschool: The Soviet Writers’ Union, the Persianate Cosmopolis, and the Making of the Uzbek Public

Event time: 
Thursday, September 29, 2022 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm
Location: 
Henry R. Luce Hall LUCE, 203 See map
34 Hillhouse Avenue
New Haven, CT 06511
Speaker/Performer: 
Claire Roosien, Slavic Languages and Literatures, Yale University
Event description: 

Hosted by Marjan Wardaki
Claire Roosien is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures at Yale University. She researches the politics of cultural production in the Russian Empire and Soviet Union, with a focus on mass culture and empire in Central Asia. She is currently completing her book manuscript, Socialism Mediated: Culture, Propaganda, and the Public in Early Soviet Uzbekistan. Her work has been published in venues including Central Asian Survey, Iranian Studies, and Kritika.

Admission: 
Free

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