GCOE-JASRLL Joint Publication "Cross-Border Tolstoy"


  On the 6th November 2010, to commemorate the 100th anniversary of Leo Tolstoy’s death, the Japan Association for the Study of Russian Language and Literature (JASRLL) held an international symposium entitled "Cross Border Tolstoy (Лев Толстой сквозь рубежи и межи)" at Kumamoto Gakuen University, subsidised by the Japan Foundation (Grant Program for Intellectual Exchange Conference) and the Global COE Program "Reshaping Japan's Border Studies." JASRLL and the Global COE Program jointly published the symposium’s proceedings, under the editorship of NAKAMURA Tadashi (Associate Professor at Yamagata University and Visiting Professor at the Slavic Research Center).

The publication includes a number of interesting papers, such as "Толстовские героини и непреодолимые «границы»" by SATO Yusuke (Moscow State University), "Диалоги за чертой оседлости: Толстой и еврейский вопрос" by Inessa Medzhibovskaya (New School in NY), "Tolstoy and Neuroscience" by Seog Young Joong (Korea University), and "«Уход » и смерть Л.Н. Толстого в газетных полемиках" by Aleksandr Aleksandrov (Institute of Literature, Russian Academy of Science).It also reproduces comments to the papers and discussions that took place at the symposium (in Russian and English).

To view the publication, please click the link.


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