Political Protest and Culture in Today's Russia

Wednesday, February 5, 2020
Sulzberger Parlor, 3rd Floor Barnard Hall, Barnard College (3009 Broadway)

Please join us for a lecture by journalist, literary critic, curator, and political activist Anna NarinskayaThis event is part of the Super-NOS Russian Literary Festival, sponsored by the Harriman Institute, Barnard Slavic Department, Columbia Slavic Department, and the Mikhail Prokhorov Charitable Foundation.

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Anna Narinskaya is a journalist, literary critic, curator, and political activist. Since 2018, she has served as chair of the jury for the independent literary prize NOS. Narinskaya extensively publishes on culture and social subjects in major Russian newspapers such as Kommersant and Novaya Gazeta, and contributes to various programs on radio and non-state TV (channel Dozhd’). Narinskaya curated several exhibitions, among them, 200 Keystrokes per Minute: Typewriter and the 20th Century’s Mind, which won the Inter-Museum prize. Неr latest work is an installation No-Babel Library, dedicated to the Soviet-Russian intelligentsia’s reading habits. Narinskaya participates in political actions against contemporary Russian politics. In 2018, along with other women-activists she organized the Mothers’ March to protest the government’s fabrication of cases against young people. She lives in Moscow.

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