Issue 2 Archive

  • Honors students enrolled in Dr. Stephen Norris’s Russian Revolution class transformed the Upham Room in Upham Hall into a propaganda room.  Half of the students, and half of the room, […]

    Recreating a Propaganda Room

    Honors students enrolled in Dr. Stephen Norris’s Russian Revolution class transformed the Upham Room in Upham Hall into a propaganda room.  Half of the students, and half of the room, […]

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  • The second issue of Journeys into the Past builds on the first, which featured writing from students in a course on Russia in war and revolution.  The essays in this second issue […]

    Issue 2: 1917 as History

    The second issue of Journeys into the Past builds on the first, which featured writing from students in a course on Russia in war and revolution.  The essays in this second issue […]

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  • John Singelton Copley, Portrait of Mrs. John Stevens, 1770-72. By Jacob Bruggeman Devotees to the study of history are quickly becoming a bygone breed. In early June, I was honored […]

    History in These Times

    John Singelton Copley, Portrait of Mrs. John Stevens, 1770-72. By Jacob Bruggeman Devotees to the study of history are quickly becoming a bygone breed. In early June, I was honored […]

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  • Note:  Students in Stephen Norris’s Spring 2017 class, Introduction to Russian and Eurasian Studies, participated in a final role-playing exercise that asked them to plan how best to remember the […]

    Remembering Revolution

    Note:  Students in Stephen Norris’s Spring 2017 class, Introduction to Russian and Eurasian Studies, participated in a final role-playing exercise that asked them to plan how best to remember the […]

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  • Note:  Students in Dr. Stephen Norris’s Spring 2017 class, Introduction to Russian and Eurasian Studies, read Boris Dralyuk’s recent edited collection of poems from the 1917 Russian Revolution.  For one […]

    Revolutionary Poetry

    Note:  Students in Dr. Stephen Norris’s Spring 2017 class, Introduction to Russian and Eurasian Studies, read Boris Dralyuk’s recent edited collection of poems from the 1917 Russian Revolution.  For one […]

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  • Note:  On February 2, 2017, students in Stephen Norris’s Spring 2017 Introduction to Russian Studies course engaged in a role-playing exercise that aimed to replicate the decision-making the Bolsheviks faced […]

    Reenacting Revolution

    Note:  On February 2, 2017, students in Stephen Norris’s Spring 2017 Introduction to Russian Studies course engaged in a role-playing exercise that aimed to replicate the decision-making the Bolsheviks faced […]

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  • Mark D. Steinberg, The Russian Revolution, 1905-1921 (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017). 388. Review by Jacob Bruggeman Mark D. Steinberg’s new book, The Russian Revolution, 1905-1921, is a history of […]

    A New History of the Russian Revolution

    Mark D. Steinberg, The Russian Revolution, 1905-1921 (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017). 388. Review by Jacob Bruggeman Mark D. Steinberg’s new book, The Russian Revolution, 1905-1921, is a history of […]

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