Program in Russian, East European and Eurasian Studies


Meaning circle or group, Kruzhok meets monthly for faculty and graduate students to discuss their works-in progress.  

Particpants in this by-invitation-only group have the opportunity to present their draft of an article or a dissertation chapter to an interdisciplinary audience.

Upcoming presentations are listed below.

Spring 2017

March 7, 2017
Presenter: Evangelos Kotsioris (Princeton, Architecture)
Building Soviet Microelectronics
Discussant: Elena Fratto

March 28, 2017
Presenter: Chloe Kitzinger (Princeton Society of Fellows)
Everyone in Crime and Punishment: Teaching the Novel in Networks
Discussant: TBD

April 11, 2017
Presenter: Mikhail Dolbilov (University of Maryland, College Park)
Historicizing Anna Karenina: Imperial Court Politics and the Rise of Pan-Slavism
Discussant: TBD

Fall 2016

October 4, 2016
Presenter: Alexandra Berlina
Ostranenie: Fiction as a Mind Refresher: An attempt at popular nonfiction
Discussant: Gabriella A. Ferrari

November 29
Presenter: Irina Sandomirskaja
Originating in Return: Russian Past, Soviet Legacy, and Critical Cultural Heritage Theory
Discussant: TBC

Questions about Kruzhok?

Contact Carole Frantzen, program manager, at 609-258-5978.