Each semester, the Havighurst Center hosts the Havighurst Colloquia Series. This lecture series, which is attached to an undergraduate, cross-listed topics course focusing on Russian, East European and Eurasian Studies (REEES), is comprised of invited guest speakers who lecture on some aspect of the topic being taught that particular semester.

Fall 2019
Russia’s Intelligentsia: The Curse of Ideas

Organizer: Dr. Benjamin Sutcliffe, (RUS) 
Mondays, 11:40am-12:50pm, Harrison Hall 202


September 16
Lyubov Golburt, UC Berkeley
The Public Sphere in Catherine the Great’s Russia: Where to Look for It

October 7
David Powelstock, Brandeis University
Who is the Man from Underground?

October 28
Josefina Lundblad-Janjic, UC Santa Cruz
“The Writer’s Duty”: Shalamov and the Fate of the Intelligentsia in the Gulag

November 11
Eliot Borenstein, New York University
Putin’s Publics: Conspiracy, Conformity and the Conservative Turn