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Monday, 29 December

498. No Country for Old Men: Russian Cinema under Putin

10:15–11:30 a.m., Nob Hill A, Marriott

Program arranged by the American Association of Teachers of Slavic and East European Languages

Presiding: Vida Johnson, Tufts Univ.

1. “Are Things Really That Bad? Reality as Nightmare in the New Russian Cinema,” Anthony Alfred Anemone, Jr., New School

2. “Private Lives for Public Consumption: Ol’ga Zhulina’s This Kiss Is off the Record,” Julie A. Cassiday, Williams Coll.

3. “The New Tractor Drivers: Stalin’s Themes in Putin’s Movies,” Lilya Kaganovsky, Univ. of Illinois, Urbana

4. “Welcome Back: The Caucasus Question and Chechnya’s Return to the Screen,” Gerald M. McCausland, Univ. of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh

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