David Foglesong- Tuesday, October 31st
America and the Bolshevik Revolution of October 1917.
David S. Foglesong, Rutgers University
Tuesday, October 31st.
Idea Accelerator Basement, Falvey Memorial Library
David Fogleong earned his Ph.D. in History from the University of California at Berkeley in 1991 and has taught since then at Rutgers, He is the author of two books: The American Mission and the “Evil Empire": The Crusade for a "Free Russia" Since 1881 (Cambridge University Press, 2007); and America's Secret War Against Bolshevism: U.S. Intervention in the Russian Civil War, 1917-1920 (The University of North Carolina Press, 1995). In collaboration with two Russian historians, he is now writing a comprehensive history of American-Russian relations since 1776.
The Rev. John Jillions, St Vladimir’s Orthodox Theological Seminary
The Russian Revolution: the View From orthodox America
The Rev. John Jillions, St Vladimir’s Orthodox Theological SeminaryThursday, November 16th
St. Rita’s Hall , Community Room
Fr. John Jillions is Chancellor of the Orthodox Church in America and Associate Professor of Religion and Culture at St Vladimir’s Orthodox Theological Seminary in Yonkers, New York. He was a founding director of the Institute for Orthodox Christian Studies in Cambridge, UK and served as its first Principal (1997-2002). He taught at the Sheptytsky Institute for Eastern Christian Studies (Saint Paul University, Ottawa) before taking up his current post (2003-2011). He was educated at McGill University (BA), St Vladimir’s Seminary (MDiv, DMin) and Aristotle University of Thessalonica (PhD.)