• Michael Ossorgin

    Director of Russian Program at Fordham University

    Michael Ossorgin joined the Modern Languages and Literatures faculty at Fordham University in 2016. His research focuses on narrative and visual art. He writes about visual polyphony in Dostoevsky's poetics, specifically how paintings and imagery create narrative zones in which Dostoevsky's famous dialogues unfold. Ossorgin teaches comparative courses on apocalyptic art, Russian iconography, Russian poetry translation, Russian and Soviet censorship, Dostoevsky, Tolstoy, Bakhtin, and Russian serfdom. He founded the Fordham Russian Forum (FRF) in the spring of 2017. FRF invites experts and artists to speak with engaged Russian program students about Russian-American cultural intersections.

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The Russia Question is a book talk series devoted to all things Russia, hosted by Russian program director at Fordham University (LC) Prof. Michael Ossorgin, with generous support from the Orthodox Christian Studies Center. This episode features a conversation with Amanda Brickell Bellows on her rec... Read more.