Gender Studies Brown Bag Presentation
Date: February 10 2012 11:30am - 1:00pm Location: 220 Albany
Join us for a talk by REBECCA PYATKEVICH, Mellon Postdoc Fellow in Russian, on “Intimacy, Gender, and the Poet in Marina Txvetaeva’s ‘Poem of the End’ “.
Marina Tsvetaeva (1892-1941) is one of Russia’s greatest and most difficult poets. As a female (and bisexual) poet writing during the first half of the twentieth century, Tsvetaeva’s poetry engages with and defies the stereotypes of the role of the “female” poet.
Bring your lunch - and your friends! Cookies and drinks will be provided.