Friday, September 19, 2008
by: Sean Thompson
The Russian and East European Studies Program and the Slavic Club are sponsoring a lecture by Nina L. Khrushcheva, Ph.D. on Thursday, October 2 at 6:00 PM. Dr. Khrushcheva's lecture is called “Vladimir Nabokov's Cosmopolitanism.”
Dr. Khrushcheva is an Associate Professor in the Graduate Program of International Affairs at The New School and senior fellow of the World Policy Institute. She is also an editor of and a contributor to Project Syndicate: Association of Newspapers Around the World.
Dr. Khrushcheva is the great-granddaughter of former Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev. After receiving her Ph.D. from Princeton University, she had a two-year appointment as a research fellow at the School of Historical Studies of the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton and then served as Deputy Editor of East European Constitutional Review at the NYU School of Law. Dr. Khrushcheva's articles have appeared in The Los Angeles Times, The Washington Post, The New York Times, The Nation, The Wall Street Journal, International Herald Tribune, Financial Times and other international publications. She is the author of Imagining Nabokov: Russia Between Art and Politics (Yale University Press, 2007), and is currently working on a new book project “Russia's Gulag of the Mind.”
Please join us for this free lecture on Thursday, October 2 at 6 pm in the Beck Rooms A-C of the Walsh Library.
For more information please contact:
Dr. Maxim Matusevich
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