Wilson Center Experts

Julie Anne Cassiday

Short-Term Grant
Kennan Institute

Russia and Eurasia
Associate Professor of Russian, Williams College
Wilson Center Project(s):
The Enemy of Trial: Early Soviet Courts on Stage and Screen
Aug 01, 1997
Sep 01, 1997

Project Summary

the mock trials, the decline of the theatrical avant-garde, and the rise of the show trial in the 1920s to illuminate the cultural forces that led to Stalin’s Great Terror of 1936-1938 theatre, cinema