In 2021, Dostoevsky turns 200. In 2021-22 the North American Dostoevsky Society is co-sponsoring a series of events to mark Dostoevsky’s bicentenary.
We are also sponsoring a blog series on “Global Dostoevskys.” See the open call for guest bloggers here.
All events will be held online, are free, and are open to the public (with registration).
Details are below and will be updated as they are confirmed.
Weds, Sept 22, 2021 – 12pm EDT
Public Roundtable: Dostoevsky at 200: The Novel in Modernity
Weds, Oct 20, 2021 – 12pm EDT
Public Talk: Dr Chloë Kitzinger (Rutgers), “The Lives of Characters in Dostoevsky and Tolstoy” – hosted by the University of Toronto
Thurs, Oct 28, 2021 – 12pm EDT (5pm BST)
Panel: Graduate Research on Dostoevsky at 200
Thurs, Nov 11, 2021 – 7pm EST
Virtual Birthday Party!
Weds, Nov 17, 2021 – 2pm EST
Book Talk Event: Dr Andrew D Kaufman (U of Virginia), “The Gambler Wife” – hosted by Brandeis University
Mon, Nov 29, 2021 – 5pm GMT (12pm EST)
Public Roundtable: Dostoevsky, Russia and Nationalism in the Global Era
Thurs, Dec 9, 2021 – 6pm GMT (1pm EST)
Public Talk: Dr Kate Holland (U of Toronto), “Temporality in Dostoevsky’s Imperial Imagination” hosted by the University of Bristol
Undergraduate Research Panel
Thank you to organizers Dr Katherine Bowers, Dr Kate Holland, Dr Sarah Hudspith, Dr Katya Jordan, and Dr Sarah J. Young.
Thank you also to our sponsors without whose support these events would not be possible: