Dostoevsky Bicentenary Events

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.

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

Event Page | Link for Registration


Thurs, Oct 28, 2021 – 12pm EDT (5pm BST)

Panel: Graduate Research on Dostoevsky at 200

Call for Papers [Deadline: Sept 30, 2021]


Thurs, Nov 11, 2021 – 7pm EST

Virtual Birthday Party!

Details and call for creative proposals coming soon


Mon, Nov 29, 2021 – 5pm GMT (12pm EST)

Public Roundtable: Dostoevsky Today

Details coming soon


Thurs, Dec 9, 2021 – 6pm GMT (1pm EST)

Public Talk: Dr Kate Holland (U of Toronto) hosted by the University of Bristol

Details coming soon | Part of the NADS Bicentenary Speaker Series


Fri, Jan 28, 2022 – time TBD

Undergraduate Research Panel

Details and call for papers coming soon


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: