Slavic and Eurasian Studies

Talk: "Enemies of the State: Pussy Riot and the New Russian Protest Culture" by Artemy Troitsky

Thu, March 6, 2014 | Avaya Auditorium, ACES 2.302

12:30 PM


Artemy Troitsky is a celebrated Russian activist, cultural critic, university lecturer and journalist. He is the author of Back in the U. S. S. R. : The True Story of Rock in Russia (1987) and Tusovka: Who's Who in New Soviet Rock Culture (1990), as well as several recent Russian-language volumes on music and culture in Russia. He has lent his voice to the Putin-era culture wars, including the circumstances around the arrest, imprisonment, and recent release of Russian punk band members, "Pussy Riot."

An audio recording of the lecture will be available for anyone who cannot attend the lecture in person.

This talk is sponsored by the Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies, the Department of Slavic and Eurasian Studies, Plan II, the Department of English, the Department of Theatre and Dance, the Performance as Public Practice Program, the Program in Comparative Literature, and the Department of Communication Studies.

Check out our flyers for this event, and a broadcast featuring Troitsky from Sound Opinions on WBEZ Chicago!


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