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JSC Talk on Former Soviet Republics March 9


JSC Talk on Former Soviet Republics March 9

Professor Tyrone Shaw will present a slideshow about former Soviet conflict zones.

February 27, 2017

Johnson State College associate professor of writing and literature Tyrone Shaw will present a slideshow March 9, “Bastard Republics: A Journey Through the Frozen Conflict Zones of the Former Soviet Union.”

Shaw will discuss the cultural and political landscape of three post-Soviet nations after the Soviet Union disintegrated.

The talk, free for the public, will be 4-5 p.m. at the Stearns Performance Space. It’s part of the JSC Faculty Lecture Series, supported by Johnson State’s president’s office and the Vermont chapter of the American Federation of Teachers.

The last lecture in the series this semester, at the same time and location, will be:

“Culture, Power & Difference in the Middle Grades” April 13 – Associate education professor Kathleen Brinegar will discuss her research on cultural responsiveness in middle-level education.