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    • Panikin's Micro-Worlds: Building a Positive Image of the Grassroots Entrepreneur 

      Clowes, Edith W. (2009-11-24)
      2005 Hall Center Faculty Seminar lecture on "Capitalism and Culture." Discusses Aleksandr Panikin's (1950- ) vision of entrepreneurship in Russia after the fall of the Soviet Union.
    • The “Third Language” in Translations from Bosnian, Croatian and Serbian 

      Dickey, Stephen M. (American Translators Association, 2009)
      The author discusses the problem of translating important words and phrases from a language that is neither the primary source language nor the target language, but nevertheless a stylistic component of the original. The ...
    • Some Frank Advice on Submitting an Individual Research Grant Proposal in the Humanities 

      Carlson, Maria (University of Kansas, Department of Slavic Languages & Literatures, 2009-03-23)
      This pamphlet is written for junior faculty members and advanced graduate students who are at the beginning of their professional research careers and who might benefit from a brief introduction to the “why” and “how” of ...
    • The Theosophical World of Russian Composer Aleksandr Scriabin 

      Carlson, Maria (2008-02-29)
      In the years that led up to the social, cultural, and political explosion that was the Russian Revolution of 1917, the Russian composer Aleksandr Scriabin (1872-1915) pushed the rich Russian musical tradition, then resting ...
    • Myth and Morality in Tengiz Abuladze’s “Pokaianie (Repentance)” 

      Carlson, Maria (2008-02-29)
      Repentance (Pokaianie, 1984), Tengiz Abuladze's phantasmagoric film about the abuse of power, is the landmark film of Gorbachev's perestroika and glasnost'. Its poetic but frank depiction of fascist double-think and ...
    • Information Services and the Humanities Scholar 

      Carlson, Maria (2008-02-29)
      In the university community, humanities scholars have research strategies and IT needs that are very different from those of scientists; consequently, humanist demands on library collections and services are also different. ...
    • Death and Funeral Meats, Moscow Style (An Investigation into the Soviet Way of Death) 

      Carlson, Maria (2008-02-29)
      Except for the pomp and ceremony of official state funerals, death was not a prominent feature of public or official Soviet reality. The death of general secretaries and marshals and high-ranking Party members was important ...
    • A Detailed Look at Stefan Arvidsson’s Aryan Idols 

      Carlson, Maria (2008-02-29)
      Aryan Idols, Stefan Arvidsson’s impressive historiography of the “Indo-European discourse,” courageously takes on the task of de-mythologizing that discourse and looking anew at its past influences and its present (and ...
    • Culture and History Matter: Russia's Search for Identity after the Fall 

      Carlson, Maria (2007-04-11)
      Maria Carlson, professor and associate chair of Slavic Languages and Literatures at KU, presented the lecture “Culture and History Matter: Russia’s Search for Identity After the Fall” as the 2007 KU faculty speaker in the ...
    • Interview with Professor Jadwiga Maurer 

      Zechenter, Katarzyna (Littman Library of Jewish Civilization for the Institute for Polish-Jewish Studies and the American Association for Polish-Jewish Studies, 2005)
      Interview with Professor Maurer, Professor Emerita at the University of Kansas and noted Polish writer, about her life during and after World War II. A child of a Jewish family, Prof. Maurer was saved during the Holocaust ...
    • Jezik, identiteta in miselne meje (Poučevanje o jeziku in »vzhodni Evropi« na ameriški univerzi) 

      Greenberg, Marc L. (Slavistično društvo Slovenije, 2005)
      The paper is a published version of a keynote address delivered at the 16th Slovenian Slavistic Congress in Lendava, Slovenia, 6-8 October 2005. It discusses the process of building up a knowledge base for American university ...