ENEMIES OF THE STATE: Pussy Riot and the New Russian Protest Culture

with Artemy Troitsky

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

12:30 PM - 1:30 AM


Artemy Troitsky is a celebrated Russian activist, cultural critic, university lecturer and journalist. He is author of “Back in the U. S. S. R. : The True Story of Rock in Russia” (1987), “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.” 


Sponsored by: DSES, CREEES, Plan II, Dept. of English, Dept. of Theatre and Dance, Performance as Public Practice Program, Program in Comparative Literature, Dept. of Communication Studies, and the TLC.

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