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The North American Chekhov Society

Thursday, October 7, 2004
Roberts Union
Colby College—Waterville, Maine

8:30-10:15 a.m., Robins Room
Chekhov and Other Writers
8:30-10:15 a.m., Whitney Room
Narrative Twins
  • Mark Conliffe, Willamette University
    "Everyday Life in Siberia: Chekov and Korolenko"
  • John Barnstead, Dalhousie University
    "The Reception of Chekhov in English Canadian Poetry"
  • Rajko Igic, Hospital of Cook County (Chicago)
    "Could Chekhovian Humanism Help Us Today?"
  • Marijeta Bozovic, Colombia University
    "Lost Opportunities and Narrative Circling in Po delam sluzhby"
  • Martin Bidney, SUNY Binghamton
    "Chekhov’s Deconstructive Epiphanies"
  • Bella Grigoryan, Columbia University
    "Sound Sequences as Narrative Device in Sluchai iz praktiki"
  • Radik Lapushin, University of Chicago
    "To Live and not to Live: The Finale of V rodnom uglu"
  • 10:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m., Robins Room
    Chekhov and Death
    10:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m., Whitney Room
    The Orchard Flourishes
  • Galya Rylkova, University of Florida
    "Cold Winds of Tragedy"
  • Erica Siegel, Columbia University
    "Narrative Autopsy in Chekhov’s Po delam sluzhby"
  • George Pahomov, Bryn Mawr College
    "Chekhov: Of Time & Entropy"
  • Ralph Lindheim, University of Toronto
    "The Cherry Orchard: Chekhov’s Praise of Folly"
  • Ronald LeBlanc, University of New Hampshire
    "The Cherry Orchard as Metacomedy"
  • Jerome Katsell, Independent Scholar
    "The Cherry Orchard: A Meditation on Mortality"
  • 1:45-3:30 p.m., Robins Room
    Chekhov’s Drama
    1:45-3:30 p.m., Whitney Room
    Chekhov and Film
  • Stuart Young, University of Auckland
    "Re-siting Chekhov in Britain: A Scottish Uncle Vanya"
  • Inna Caron, Ohio State University
    "Why is There No Doctor in The Cherry Orchard?"
  • Nina Tyurina, Northwestern University
    "Spenders and Savers in Uncle Vanya"
  • Vera Zubarev, University of Pennsylvania
    "Four Funny Families"
  • Laura Strausfeld, Playwright (New York)
    "The Slav Bazaar: A New Biopic about Chekhov and Suvorin"
  • Marina Madorskaya, University of Michigan
    "Text within the Text: Louis Malle's Vanya on 42nd Street"
  • 4:00-5:30 p.m., Robins Room
    Chekhov’s Prose
    4:00-5:30 p.m., Whitney Room
    The Legacy of Chekhov’s Drama
  • Vladimir Golshtein, Brown University
    "Art, Rhetoric, and Power (Chekhov's ‘Chorus Girl’)"
  • Wallace Sherlock, University of Wisconsin at Whitewater
    "The Pastoral Motif in Chekhov’s Stories"
  • Steve Shaklan, Columbia University
    "Little Trilogy’ as a Style Guide for the Successful Story"
  • Ghalina Kislik, Cornell University
    "Narrative Interplay in Chekhov’s Duel"
  • Cynthia Marsh, University of Nottingham
    "The Lower Depths in America"
  • Cole M. Crittenden, Princeton University
    "Three Sisters and the Mistake of Counting: Chekhov & Bergson"
  • Allan Reid, University of New Brunswick
    "Riding in a Cab with Chekhov and Petrushevskaia"
  • Ruth Rischin, Independent Scholar
    "Killing the Seagull: Thomas Pasatieri’s Opera Version"