Twenty First Annual Midwest Medieval Slavic Workshop

Friday, April 20, 2018

Cobb Hall Room 102
9:30am - 3pm

Chair: Valentina Pichugin (University of Chicago)
9:30–10:00
Yaroslav Gorbachov (University of Chicago)
“Thoughts on the “original” (9th c.) Glagolitic and Cyrillic alphabets”
10:00-10:30
Gail Lenhoff (UCLA)
“Deciphering the Povest’ o Petre, tsareviche ordynskom: «оброки годовнии» and «царская тѣшь».
10:30-11:00
Ann Kleimola (University of Nebraska)
“Rise of the provincial service clan: The Chernikovy”
11:00-11:15 Break
11:15-11:45

David K. Prestel (Michigan State University)
“Oleg and Olga: Orality and literacy in the Rus’ Primary Chronicle”
11:45-12:15
Sandra Levy (Associate Slavic Librarian, University of Chicago)
“The history of printed books and research use of these books”
12:15-12:45
Pavel Petrukhin (Russian Language Institute, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia)
“Where did Savva gather the tribute? (Once again on the Birchbark letter #724)”
12:45-1:30 WORKING LUNCH
1:30-2:00

Bill Darden (University of Chicago, retired)
“More on the early history of perfective *-nt(j)-
participles in East Slavic.”
1:45-2:15
Adam F. Kola
(Institute of Slavonic Philology at the Nicolaus Copernicus University, Torun, Poland; Stevanovich Institute on the Formation of Knowledge, University of Chicago)
“Millennium of Christianity among the Slavs: Czechoslovakia, Poland, Yugoslavia
(Serbia-Croatia)”
2:15-2:45
David Miller (Roosevelt University)
“More on the history of Russian golf: The medieval twist”
2:45-3:00
Valentina Pichugin (University of Chicago)
Closing Remarks