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Published on Fri, Jul 1 2016

Standing in Line

How has the iconic image of standing in line shaped Russian identity?

How has the iconic image of standing in line shaped Russian identity? Literary scholar Jillian Porter examines how the queue has wound its way through narratives of revolution and continues to find expression in Russian political, social, and cultural life today.

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Jillian Porter

Jillian Porter

Assistant Professor, Germanic and Slavic Languages and Literatures, University of Colorado Boulder

Jillian spent the 2015-2016 academic year as a postdoctoral fellow at the Davis Center, where she worked on her book, The Art of the Queue.
Cris Martin

Cris Martin

Outreach Director

Cris Martin is the Outreach Director at the Davis Center.