Julie Cassiday is the Willcox B. and Harriet M. Adsit Professor of Russian at Williams College. Career highlights include: President, Association for Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies; Chair, Department of German & Russian, Williams College; Nelson Bushnell ’20 Prize for writing and teaching, Division I, Williams College; Summer Stipend, National Endowment for the Humanities; Gaudino Scholar, Williams College.
Suggested reading: War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy, translated by Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky (Vintage Classics, 2007). Class #1: Please read Vol. I, Parts 1 & 2, pp. 3-200. Reading sections for the remaining classes will be noted on the syllabus handout.