2021 Conference Program: Saturday (Feb 20)

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10:00am-12:00pm
Session 1: Instructional Practice and Design for the 2020s: Inclusive and High-Impact Approaches to Language, Literature, and Culture

12:15pm-1:45pm
Session 2: Translation Workshop
2:00pm-4:00pm
Open Seminar w/ Thomas J. Garza (University of Texas at Austin)
The Myth of «Шире круг»: Addressing Diversity and Intersectionality in the Teaching of Russian
4:30pm-6:30pm
Session 4: Roundtables on the Profession

February 20, 2021, 10:00am-12:00pm

Session 1-1 : Instructional Practice and Design for the 2020s: Inclusive and High-Impact Approaches to Language, Literature, and Culture

Location:
Not Assigned
Chair:
Mark Lipovetsky, Columbia University
GROUP PANELISTS:
Panelist:
Benjamin Rifkin, Hofstra University
Title:
Teaching for Liberal Arts Goals in the Literature and Culture in Translation Courses
Panelist:
Joan Chevalier, United States Naval Academy
Title:
Diversity and Inclusion in the Russian Language Classroom?
Panelist:
Brunilda Amarilis Lugo de Fabritz, Howard University
Title:
Think Tank for BIPOC Students
Discussants:
Rachel Stauffer, James Madison University

February 20, 2021, 12:15pm-1:45pm

Session 2-1 : Translation Workshop with Ekaterina Simonova (Ekaterinburg)

Location:
Not Assigned
Organizer:
Program Committee

February 20, 2021, 2:00pm-4:00pm

Session 3-1 : Open Seminar with Thomas Garza (University of Texas - Austin): The Myth of «Шире круг»: Addressing Diversity and Intersectionality in the Teaching of Russian

Location:
Not Assigned
Organizer:
Program Committee

February 20, 2021, 4:30pm-6:30pm

Session 4-1 Roundtable: Alternative Paths for Slavic PhDs

Location:
Not Assigned
Chair:
Ekaterina Shubenkina, University of Southern California
Discussants:
Boris Dralyuk, Los Angeles Review of Books
Brendan J. Nieubuurt, University of Michigan
Karen Evans-Romaine, University of Wisconsin
Shannon Spasova, Michigan State University

Session 4-2 Roundtable: Study Abroad: Accessibility, Diversity, Inclusivity

Location:
Not Assigned
Chair:
Natalie McCauley, University of Richmond
Discussants:
Johanna Guevara, University of Richmond
Mikhail Byng, University of the West Indies
Naomi Olson, Regis University
Renee Stillings, The School of Russian and Asian Studies