Dr. Jennifer Wilson came to U-M's Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures in March 2018 to give two lectures. "Saint-Domingue by Way of Saint-Petersburg: Imagining the Haitian Revolution in Imperial Russia" was a public lecture which was cosponsored by Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies, Rackham Graduate School, and the Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies. "Black Skin, White Snow: Sissako's Soviet Films and the Queer Contours of the Friendship of Peoples" was a colloquium event cosponsored by CREES.

Dr. Jennifer Wilson is a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of Russian and East European Studies at the University of Pennsylvania. While at Penn, she is working on two manuscripts: Radical Chastity: Abstinence and the Political Imagination in 19th Century Russian Literature and Writing the Black Atlantic in Imperial Russia. She has also contributed articles on topics related to Russian literary culture and politics to The New Yorker, The New York Times, The Paris Review, The Guardian, and elsewhere.

We thank Dr. Wilson for visiting and sharing her research! View more photos of her lecture in the Facebook album.