Colloquia


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 2017
Havighurst Colloquia Series: The Russian Revolution, Religion and Society


(HST 430/530, REL 470A, RUS 430, Associate Professor Scott Kenworthy, REL)

Mondays, 11:30a-12:50p, Harrison Hall 202*
OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

*September 11
Donald Raleigh, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
A Hundred Years Later: Some Reflections on the Russian Revolution of 1917
This lecture kicks off the Miami Libraries Walter Havighurst Special Collections Exhibit:  Blood in the Snow: Russian Revolution and the Civil War, 1917-1920
King Library 320, 4:30pm

September 25
Matthew Payne, Emory University
The Other Bloodlands: Central Asia in War and Revolution

October 2
Nadieszda Kizenko, State University of New York, Albany
Confession in a Time of Revolution: The Sacrament and the Secular

October 16
Catherine Evtuhov, Columbia University
Sobornost as Practice: The Local and National Church Councils of 1917

November 6
Erick Lohr, American University
Mobilizing for War, Demobilizing for Revolution: Russia, 1914-1918

November 13
Michael Hickey, University of Pennsylvania, Bloomsburg
The Fractiousness of Jewish Responses to the Russian Revolution, or "That's the mashuga shul I used to belong to!"