Faculty in the Media

Mark Lipovetsky Publishes Anthology of Russian Short Prose from the 21st Century

Mark Lipovetsky (Slavic Languages) is the editor of 21: Russian Short Prose from an Odd Century, just published by Academic Studies Press. The collection of 21 prose works includes authors well known (Vladimir Sorokin, Linor Goralik, Lara Vapnyar) and those who are publshed in English transaltion for the first time. Translators include Harriman alumnus Bradley Gorsky, who now teaches at Vanderbilt University.

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Alexander Cooley and Alumnus Nate Schenkkan Testify in a U.S. Helsinki Commission Hearing

How do autocrats use INTERPOL and other means such as surveillance, abduction, and assassination to punish dissent overseas? Harriman Director Alexander Cooley and alumnus Nate Schenkkan (MARS-REERS '11) served as witnesses on a panel about the tools of transnational repression convened by the U.S. Helsinki Commission.

Rebecca Kobrin Published an Op-Ed in a Major Polish Newspaper in Response to Anti-LGBT Rioting

Rebecca Kobrin (Russell and Bettina Knapp Associate Professor of American Jewish History; Associate Director, Institute for Israel and Jewish Studies) published an op-ed in a major Polish newspaper along with an extended discussion of her book about a lost chapter of the city Bialystok's history.

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