Lecture: "Remembering the Soviet-Afghan War: How a Blockbuster Film, Online Chat Rooms, Video Games, and Russian Veterans have Reshaped the Meanings of Russia’s Vietnam"

Date: 
04/25/2013 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Location: 
213 Kastle Hall
Speaker(s) / Presenter(s): 
Steve Norris

Stephen Norris is Professor of History and faculty affiliate with the Havighurst Center for Russian and Post-Soviet Studies at Miami University. He is the author of two books on Russian cultural history: A War of Images: Russian Popular Prints, Wartime Culture, and National Identity, 1812-1945 (Northern Illinois UP, 2006) and Blockbuster History in the New Russia: Movies, Memory, and Patriotism (Indiana UP, 2012). He has also co-edited three books, most recently Russia's People of Empire: Life Stories from Eurasia, 1500 to the Present (Indiana 2012). He is currently writing a book about the Soviet political cartoonist, Boris Efimov (1900-2008).

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