We examine the rebels, deviants, dissidents and loners of Russian literature, and the interchange between art and politics, from the Russian Futurists to Pussy Riot. All of our literature and culture courses are taught in translation.
Explore the experimental esthetics of Stanislavsky, Meyerhold, Brecht, Artaud, Grotowski, Kantor, Müller, and Wilson--and each director’s radical reinventions of theater.
What does the history of Russia’s turbulent century teach us about the nature of work, the relationship between labor and artistic practice, and the challenge of social inequity?
Discover Dostoevsky’s fiction and journalistic writings alongside reactions to his work from international thinkers, writers, and filmmakers.