Thank you!

We want to thank everyone who participated and presented at our conference!

Here are some pictures of “Violence and Alterity” LLC Graduate Student Conference 2018.

Round table with Alex Averbuch, Wu Ming 1, and Ulrich Peltzer

We are pleased to announce that the writers Alex Averbuch, Wu Ming 1 (pseudonym of Roberto Bui), and Ulrich Peltzer will take part in a round-table discussion about violence and alterity.

Join us for this event on Saturday, September 22, 2018 at McGill University!

When: September 22 at 4:30 PM

Where: Thomson House Ballroom (second floor), 3650 McTavish Street

Free and open to public

Professor Eliot Borenstein Confirmed as Keynote

We are honored to announce that Eliot Borenstein, Professor of Russian and Slavic Studies, Collegiate Professor at New York University, Senior Academic Convenor for the Global Network, and Acting Chair of East Asian Studies, and author of Overkill:  Sex Violence, and Russian Popular Culture after 1991 (Cornell University press, 2008), will be presenting a keynote presentation at the LLC 2018 “Violence and Alterity” conference!

Join us for his presentation “Enhanced Interrogations: The Violent Subjects of Russian (Post) Modernism” on Friday, the 21st of September 2018 at McGill University!


The graduate students in Hispanic, German, Italian and Russian Studies at the Department of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures/McGill University present a conference on the topics of violence and alterity.

Les étudiant.e.s des 2e et 3e cycles en études allemandes, hispaniques, italiennes et russes du Département de langues, littératures et cultures de l’Université McGill présentent une conférence sur les thèmes de la violence et de l’altérité.

In violence, we forget who we are. — Mary McCarthy