Crime and Punishment at 150 is an outreach program that celebrates Dostoevsky’s 1866 novel. Our main event is a conference, which will take place October 20-22, 2016 at the University of British Columbia. The outreach program is co-organized by Katherine Bowers (UBC) and Kate Holland (Toronto). Events will take place online and on-site in various locations across Canada and the United Kingdom.
#CP150 events include:
- In May, a special panel on teaching Dostoevsky at the Canadian Association of Slavists conference in Calgary
- In July, an online group read of Crime and Punishment on the North American Dostoevsky Society’s new Facebook group
- In July, the @RodionTweets creative Twitter project (follow the account here!)
- Over the summer, a specially curated series of blog posts on Bloggers Karamazov
- In August, a virtual Crime and Punishment film festival on NADS social media
- In the fall, library exhibits online and on-site at the Robarts Library at the University of Toronto and the Cambridge University Library (UK)
- On October 20, a screening of a new adaptation of Crime and Punishment (Apocalypse Films, 2015) – taking place in Vancouver, Canada
- On October 21, a panel discussion at the University of Bristol (UK) featuring Sarah Hudspith and Oliver ready and organized by the BASEES 19th-Century Study Group and the Russian Department at the University of Bristol
- On October 21-22, an international conference at the University of British Columbia (Vancouver)
- In November 2016, a special panel on the epilogue of Crime and Punishment at ASEEES in Washington DC
For more information, please visit the project website: Crime and Punishment at 150.