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 2021
Dostoevsky at 200


Organizer: Dr. Scott Kenworthy (REL), Email: 
Mondays, 11:40am-1:00pm 
Upham Hall 258, 11:40am

September 27
John Givens, University of Rochester
The Importance of Unbelief in The Brothers Karamazov

October 4
Paul Contino, Pepperdine University
Dostoevsky's Incarnational Realism: A Reading of The Brothers Karamazov

October 18
Robin Feuer Miller, Brandeis University
Dostoevsky Writ Small

November 8
Susan McReynolds, Northwestern University
Voices from Underground: Spiritual Resistance and the Theology of the Person in Dostoevsky

November 15
Brendan Mooney, Miami University
Dostoevsky and Darwin: religion, morality, and the natural sciences