News Archive

Thursday, February 20, 2020
Since he joined Columbia's faculty last fall, Mark Lipovetsky has organized a number of high-profile Russian cultural events on campus with the hope of creating a center for contemporary Russian culture at the Harriman Institute. A case in point is the Super-NOS Russian Literary Festival. Read the article.
Monday, February 17, 2020

Poems by Anna Frajlich (Senior Lecturer in Polish, Emerita) appear in the Czech translation literary monthly Plav (#9, 2017; #9, 2019). The translator is Hanele Palkova.,

Thursday, February 13, 2020
Alexander Cooley (Director of the Harriman Institute) was interviewed by Phillip Adams on ABC Australian Radio about the unravelling of the US global order and his forthcoming book Exit from Hegemony.
Thursday, February 6, 2020
Well-known Russian author Alexander Genis reviews the Super-NOS Festival for Radio Liberty (6 February 2020). In Russian.
Thursday, February 6, 2020
Ann Kjellberg, founder and editor of Book Post, a book review newsletter, appraises Columbia's Super-NOS Festival. Pictured: Maria Stepanova, runner-up in the NOS competition.
Tuesday, January 28, 2020

Second-year Slavic graduate student Max Lawton published his translation of Vladimir Sorokin's "White Square" in the journal n+1 (no. 36, Winter 2020). In addition to a collection of Sorokin's short stories, entitled Red Pyramid, Lawton has translated Their Four Hearts, Blue Lard, and Telluria. Lawton spent Summer 2019 in Moscow finishing his translation of Blue Lard and meeting with Sorokin to discuss the text and immerse himself in Sorokin's hometown.

Thursday, January 23, 2020
This February we will bring Russia's NOS Literature Prize to New York. What were the 2010s about? The Super-NOS Literary Festival will address this question through discussions with prominent figures in contemporary Russian literature.
Thursday, January 16, 2020
Kimberly Marten's (Professor and Chair of the Political Science Department, Barnard College) discussed the Wagtner Group and Russian private military contractors on the Defense One podcast. Listen to the episode or read the transcript.
Thursday, January 16, 2020
Daniel Petrick (MARS '20) writes for Balkaninsight.com about Serbs who have returned to live in Prizren, Kosovo after fleeing at the end of the war in 1999.
Thursday, January 16, 2020
Timothy M. Frye discusses the resignation of the Russian government, headed by Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev, in the Washington Post's "Monkey Cage" blog. Read the article.