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Monday, October 28

Vampirism and How to Use It
2:00 pm
J.D. Wright
Pitt Global Hub
Sponsored by:
Center for Russian East European and Eurasian Studies and Global Hub along with Department of Slavic Languages & Literatures

The Slavic version of the vampire myth is especially rich and compelling. In this talk, Dr. J. D. Wright will explore the ways in which the Slavic world understood the vampire and also how the image or metaphor of vampirism has been put to use for a variety of different purposes, both political and personal.