Faculty, Alumni Attend Slavic, European, Eurasian Studies Convention

From left, Bill Trousdale, associate professor of physics, emeritus; Lindsay Ceballos '07, Booth Wilson '07 and Emily Wang '08 recently attended the annual convention of the American Society of East European and Eurasian Studies.

From left, Bill Trousdale, associate professor of physics, emeritus; Lindsay Ceballos ’07, Booth Wilson ’07 and Emily Wang ’08 recently attended the annual convention of the Association for Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies.

Four Wesleyan faculty and five alumni participated in the annual convention of the Association for Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies (ASEEES) in Boston, Nov. 21-24, 2013.

Wesleyan attendees included Peter Rutland, Colin and Nancy Campbell Professor in Global Issues and Democratic thought, professor of government, professor of Russian and Eastern European studies, tutor in the College of Social Studies; Victoria Smolkin-Rothrock, assistant professor of history, assistant professor of Russian, Eastern European, and Eurasian studies, tutor in the College of Social Studies; Priscilla Meyer, professor of Russian, Eastern European and Eurasian studies; Bill Trousdale, associate professor of physics, emeritus; and Russian and East European Studies (REES) graduates Julia Chadaga ’93, currently at Macalester College; Emily Wang ’08, currently at Princeton University; Booth Wilson ’07, currently at the University of Wisconsin-Madison; Matvei Yankelevich ’95, currently with Ugly Duckling Presse; and Lindsay Ceballos ’07, currently at Princeton. These faculty and alumni were joined by Alexander Skidan, a Moscow poet, and Dubravka Ugresic, a post-Yugoslav writer based in Amsterdam, both of whom have spoken and taught at Wesleyan.