Tuesday, February 28, 2012

Lecture and discussion: "American Media and Community-Building"

Julie de Sherbinin is in Moscow as a guest of Moscow State University's department of journalism. She'll be back in Elektrostal on Thursday to talk to us about the role of media--especially newspapers--in building community and supporting community values in the USA. All students welcome!

from Colby College Web site:

Julie W. de Sherbinin
Office: Lovejoy 444
Phone: 207-859-4442
Email: jwdesher@colby.edu

Professor of Russian

Julie W. de Sherbinin received degrees in Russian from Amherst College (B.A.), Yale University (M.A.), and Cornell University (Ph.D.).  She teaches Russian language and literature, as well as English language courses on Chekhov and the anglophone short story, and human rights in world literature.  She has written on Pushkin, Dostoevsky, Tolstoy, Chekhov, Blok and female madness in Russian letters.  She is the co-founder of the North American Chekhov Society. Her book Chekhov and Russian Religious Culture (Northwestern UP) came out in 1997; she is co-editor with Michael C. Finke of Chekhov the Immigrant: Translating a Cultural Icon (Slavica, 2007), a volume of proceedings that issues from a National Endowment for the Humanities symposium on Chekhov held at Colby College.

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