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    • Hellfire and Revolution: The Jews of Odessa and the Works of Isaac Babel 

      Cotton, Matthew (The Ellison Center for Russian, East European, and Central Asian Studies Center, 2015-05-02)
      At the turn of the twentieth century, on the western shores of Russia’s Black Sea coast, there lay a city unlike any other Russian city. It was said that seven miles of hellfire surrounded the port, separating the city’s ...
    • On The Origins Of Divisions Plaguing Today’s Ukraine 

      Uzhva, Anastasiya F. (The Ellison Center for Russian, East European, and Central Asian Studies Center, 2015-05-02)
      With this inquiry I attribute the causes of the divide in the east and west Ukraine to the historical composition, religious affiliations, and political interests of the Ukrainian people
    • American cinema in the USSR and Post-Communist Russia: cultural influence in open and closed societies 

      Barber, Irina (The Ellison Center for Russian, East European, and Central Asian Studies Center, 2015-05-02)
      In the period of complications and antagonism between countries and governments, public diplomacy and its cultural programs become crucial. And in this regard films can be a very powerful and discreet public diplomacy ...
    • Use of Profanities in discourse between Russian speakers: Status and dominance in Svojness 

      Jarrett, Jenny (The Ellison Center for Russian, East European, and Central Asian Studies Center, 2015-05-02)
      The use of profanity in discourse between Russian speakers creates inclusive and exclusive relationship in speech and formulates an array of social divisions. “The „polarity‟ of Russian styles of interaction might be ...
    • Jewish Identity in the Russian Cinema of early 1990s 

      Klots, Anatoliy (The Ellison Center for Russian, East European, and Central Asian Studies Center, 2015-05-02)
      Interest in all topics previously forbidden in the Soviet Union soared in the decade between 1988 and 1999. New films about Stalinism, purges, ethnic conflicts, youth subcultures, crime and corruption, often filled with ...
    • The “Big Bang” of Pax Mongolica: The Political Legacy of Chinggis Khan– Empire, State or Mega-Tribe? 

      Bedeski, Robert (The Ellison Center for Russian, East European, and Central Asian Studies Center, 2015-05-02)
      The relation between man and the state has occupied deliberations of philosophers since at least Plato and Aristotle. Man has physical substance - the state does not. So any link poses an ontological dilemma. The state ...