Political cartoon of Abraham Lincoln and Alexander II

Political cartoon featuring Abraham Lincoln and Alexander II, 1863.

Cornille Faculty Seminars: Russia and the United States in Past and Present

A Lunchtime Seminar Series with Cornille Professor Ivan Kurilla
Feb 22–Apr 22, 12:45 PM
Newhouse Center Lounge
Open to the Wellesley College campus community only

The Cornille faculty seminar is an annual series hosted by the Mary L. Cornille Distinguished Visiting Professor in the Humanities. This year's Cornille Professor, Ivan Kurilla, is a distinguished scholar of history and international relations. He will be in residence at the Suzy Newhouse Center for the Humanities in Spring 2024. 

This year's seminar series will focus on the interpretation of Russian-U.S. relations through history. Please save the following dates: 

Thu. February 22nd, 12:45-2:00pm
Session I:
Why Do Russians and Americans Think About Each Other?

Mon. March 11th, 12:45-2:00pm
Session II: 
What Do Russians Think About the U.S., and What Do Americans Think About Russia?

Thu. March 28th, 12:45-2:00pm
Session III: 
From Russia to America and Back: Emigration and Its Influence on Society

Mon. April 22nd, 12:45-2:00pm
Session IV: The Changing Nature of Russian-U.S. Relations

RSVPs are required for this lunchtime series. 

Save the date for Prof. Kurilla's public lecture on Tuesday, April 30th at 5:00pm. Details will be published shortly.

For more information, please contact: