Editing The Soviet Underground

20 Nov 2019 - 00:00 / 21 Nov 2019 - 00:00

The “Conference on Editorial Problems” presents

Editing  The Soviet Underground
November 20-21, 2019
Alumni Hall, Victoria College
University of Toronto
91 Charles Street West, Toronto

This conference will address the recuperation of repressed avant-garde and modernist legacies in late Soviet underground culture; the dynamics of cultural consecration; the fluid boundaries between official and unofficial spheres; the role of social networks; the materiality of oral, written and visual texts in underground circulation the exchanges involved in crossing borders; translation and digital publication of formerly underground texts.

Wednesday, November 20, 5:30-7:30 pm

Yelena Kalinsky, “Selections from Monastyrski” Ainsley Morse, Bela Shayevich, “Selections from Nekrasov” Simon Schuchat, “Selections from Dmitri Prigov” Rebekah Smith, “The Performance of Publishing at Ugly Duckling Presse”

Thursday, November 21, 12-1:30 pm
KEYNOTE ADDRESS Paolo Mancosu,”Six Typescripts in Search of a Publisher: Pasternak’s Doctor Zhivago and the Source of the CIA (Mouton) Edition”

This conference is co-sponsored by The “Conference on Editorial Problems” Series , The Centre for Comparative Literature, and The Centre for Drama, Theatre and Performance Studies.