(Ashland, Ore) Professor Nina Kazakova, a visiting Fullbright Scholar at Southern Oregon University, will discuss “Russia in Transition: An Insider’s Perspective” Thursday, April 14, from 4-5 p.m. in the Meese Room of SOU’s Hannon Library. The talk is free and open to the public. A reception follows the presentation.
Professor Kazakova says she was “educated on communist ideas and witnessed perestroika.” Her talk will consider the social and cultural changes in Russia from her personal experiences of living there.
Professor Kazakova is an associate professor of English at the St. Petersburg University of the Humanities and Social Sciences. She also taught at the Kirov Branch of Nizhni Novgorod Academy of the Ministry of Internal Affairs, and the Vyatka State University of Humanities. Currently she is a visiting Fullbright Scholar in the SOU School of Education.