Pittsburgh Russian Film Symposium—2000:
Nation, Fetish, Identity

May 1–6, 2000

Scholars, filmmakers, and visual artists from Russia, Europe, and the United States will come together in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania for two weeks of film screenings, exhibits, a public reenactment, and academic seminars.

Symposium 2000 will be a large-scale scholarly and cultural event consisting of four interrelated parts. Specific information can be found under the appropriate links.

May Day: Recreation of a Soviet Red Square parade
Nation, Fetish, Identity: Films of Sergei Makovetskii at Carnegie Museum of Art
Russian Experimental Cinema: A screening of student films at Pittsburgh Filmmakers
Nation, Fetish, Identity: A scholarly conference at the Oakland Beehive

Read the Official Announcement of Symposium 2000.

View the List of Participants in Symposium 2000.

See the program from Symposium 99.

Practical information for those planning to attend the symposium.

Financial support provided by Carnegie Museum of Art, the Ford Foundation, the National Council on Eurasian and East European Research, the Trust for Mutual Understanding, and the University of Pittsburgh. Assistance and support provided by the Beehive, Building Bridges, Goskino, Kinotavr Company Group (Sochi International Film Festival), Pittsburgh Filmmakers, and SCIP-Media.

University of Pittsburgh co-sponsors include the Office of the Provost and PITT ARTS, the Deans' Offices of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences and of the College of Arts and Sciences, the University Center for International Studies, the Center for Russian and East European Studies, the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures, the Department of Theatre Arts, the Film Studies Program, the Graduate Program for Cultural Studies, and the Pitt Blue Blouses.

Contact: the Symposium Organizers the Webmaster the Parade Coordinator

Last modified June 24, 2000