Conference Programme

11.00 Registration/Tea & Coffee

11.20 Welcome

11.30 Panel 1

  • Anna Berman (McGill)

              Accidental or Intentional: Reconceiving the Traditional Family Plot

  • Claire Whitehead (St Andrews)

              Mapping Criminal Spaces: Realism in Early Russian Crime Fiction

  • Natalia Sarana (Humboldt Berlin)

              Is Russian Bildungsroman a Phantom Genre? To the Study Of the Genre’s History In the Nineteenth Century

1.15 Lunch

2.00 Panel 2

  • Kirill Zubkov (SPbGU)

              Accessing Reality in the Age of Reforms: Saltykov-Shchedrin’s Provincial Sketches and Russian Novel of 1860s

  • Katherine Bowers (UBC)

              Literary Alchemy: Gothic Strands in the New Novels

  • Margarita Vaysman (St Andrews)

              Check Your Realism: Narration as Male Privilege in Avdot’ia Panaeva’s ‘A Woman’s Lot’ (1862)

3.30 Tea & Coffee

3.45 Keynote Lecture

  • Professor Hilde Hoogenboom (Arizona State University)

              Sentimental Realism and the Rise of Russian Novels

4.45 Roundtable Russian Realism: An Invented Tradition?

6.30 Conference Dinner