Category Archives: Havighurst Lecturers

Elena Rodina on the Determination of Journalists in the Caucasus

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Image from Molodezh’ Dagestana website, a major newspaper in the Republic. By Emily Tatum The Havighurst Center for Russian and Post-Soviet Studies concluded its Colloquium lecture series on “Russian Media Strategies at Home and Abroad” Monday, April 22, with guest … Continue reading

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The True Nature of Truth and Power in Romania: A conversation with Herta Müller

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By Emily Erdmann On Tuesday, April 23rd, the Havighurst Center for Russian and Post-Soviet Studies hosted its annual lecture, one that capped the year-long focus on the nature of truth and power. The Center invited Herta Müller, the 2009 Nobel … Continue reading

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“Life Transposed into Words: Literature and Truth in the Works of Herta Müller”

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By August Hagemann On Tuesday April 23rd, Miami University’s Havighurst Center for Russian and Post-Soviet Studies hosted its annual lecture, this year delivered by the winner of the 2009 Nobel Prize in Literature, Herta Müller.  Müller was accompanied by her … Continue reading

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A Shadow Economy of Power: Monica Eppinger on Technology and Power

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By Emily Erdmann On Friday, April 5, the Havighurst Center for Russian and Post-Soviet Studies continued its International Young Researchers’ Conference on “Technologies and Narratives of Truth and Power” with a keynote lecture from Dr. Monica Eppinger.  Eppinger is an … Continue reading

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To Infinity, and Home: Christine Evans on Communication Satellites in the Space Race

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By August Hagemann On Friday, April 5, Miami University’s Havighurst Center for Russian and Post-Soviet Studies hosted Dr. Christine Evans of the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee as the first keynote speaker in its Young Researchers’ conference.  The conference, now in … Continue reading

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Truth, Power, and Painting: Victoria Lomasko on the Art of Resistance

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Victoria Lomasko, “Atlases,” 2019. By Emily Erdmann On Thursday, March 14, students and faculty gathered at King Library’s Special Collections in anticipation of an art reveal. After months of correspondence, coordination, and creation with the Havighurst Center for Russian and … Continue reading

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