The 50th Annual Convention of the Association for Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies (ASEEES), celebrating ASEEES’ 70th anniversary, will be held in Boston, MA on December 6-9, 2018 at the Boston Marriott Copley Place (110 Huntington Ave). IU faculty, staff, and students will present thirteen papers and serve as chairs or discussants at over twenty-five panels and roundtables. REEI is a Platinum Sponsor of the event.
IU will be prominently featured in the Exhibition Hall with booths for Slavica Publishers (213), REEI (211), and Indiana University Press (209). REEI, the Russian Studies Workshop, and the Summer Language Workshop will co-host the annual ASEEES Indiana University Alumni Reception on Friday, December 7th from 8pm to 10pm at the Boston Marriott Copley Place, 2nd floor, St. Botolph room. Co-sponsored by the College of Arts and Sciences Alumni Board, IU Press, the Department of Slavic and East European Languages and Cultures, Slavica Publishers, and the Russian Flagship Program, the event will feature refreshments in the form of cheese, desserts, wine, and coffee.
REEI and the Russian Studies Workshop will also sponsor a screening of “Resilience: How to Live 100 Russian Years” with an introduction by IU alumnus Paul Richardson (Political Science MA, 1986; REEI Certificate, 1988), who produced and directed the film along with Mikhail Mordasov and Nadezhda Grebennikova. Released in 2017, “Resilience” is the fruit of interviews that the three collaborators conducted with centenarians born in the Russia of 1917, travelling over 20,000 kilometres across Russia, Poland, Belarus, and Finland. The screening will take place on the evening of Thursday, December from 8 to 9 at the Boston Marriott Copley Place, 3rd, Simmons.
Please join us at the screening and the reception!