RUSSIAN LITERATURE WEEK 2017 presents a series of panels, screenings, and in-person conversations featuring some of Russia’s most acclaimed new authors, famed translators of Russian fiction, and several of the world’s leading Russian literature scholars and literary critics.
RUSSIAN LITERATURE WEEK 2017 will take place May 1-6 in literary venues across New York City including Book Culture, the Strand Bookstore, New York University, Columbia University, the Grolier Club, and the Russian Samovar restaurant – and, as always, online.
MONDAY – MAY 1
7:00 pm (doors open at 6:30 pm)
The Russian Literary Matrix: Contemporary Russian Writers Reflect on the Classics
Lisa Hayden, Vadim Leventhal, Marina Stepnova, Maya Kucherskaya, Pavel Basinsky, Andrei Gelasimov
The Grolier Club
47 E 60th St, New York, NY 10022
Online film screening: The Black Monk by Anton Chekhov
TUESDAY – MAY 2
The Art of Translation: A Literary Roundtable
with Ruth Franklin, Antonina W. Bouis, Tom Kitson, Marian Schwartz, and Lisa Hayden
Co-sponsored by Columbia University Press
Kellogg Center, Columbia University
420 W 118th St, New York, NY 10027