Intelligentsia and Intellectuals, Community and Individuals: The Defence in the Joseph Brodsky Affair and After

How did “public opinion” emerge around the Joseph Brodsky affair? This talk will focus on this emergence, as well as how and why the intelligentsia defended Brodsky.
  • Olga Rosenblum, Philology and History, Russian State University for the Humanities, Moscow
    Coach House, Green College, UBC

    Monday, April 11, 5-6:30 pm
    in the series
    Eurasian States and Societies: Past and Present
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  • This talk will focus on the emergence of "public opinion" around the Joseph Brodsky affair and how and why the intelligentsia defended Brodsky. Moreover, the presentation will compare the Brodsky affair with events in the 1960s and 1970s involving the intelligentsia's defence of intellectual freedom.
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April 11th, 2016 5:00 PM   through   6:30 PM
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