Three WashU students gave well-received papers at the 62nd Annual Meeting of the Central Slavic Conference, held on the campus of Saint Louis University from November 3-5, 2023. As described in the conference program: "For over six decades the Central Slavic Conference has organized an annual meeting where scholars, students, and others interested in Slavic, East European, and Eurasian studies have shared research and exchanged ideas. The CSC is the oldest regional Slavic studies conference in the U.S."
Natasha Chisholm (Major in Global Studies; Minors in Russian Language and Literature and Applied Linguistics, Class of '24) presented a paper on "Charming Femininity in Leo Tolstoy's War and Peace."
Annabel Gorman (Majors in Anthropology and Global Studies; Minor in Russian Language and Literature, Class of '25) presented a paper on "Dostoevsky's Faith: Ideological Foundations in Crime and Punishment."
Aidan Wolter (Major in Philosophy; Minor in English, Class of '22) presented a paper on "Useless Motion in War and Peace, Tolstoy's Life and Western Thought."