TITLE: Magical Realism in Russia: How Ancestry Worship, Shamanism & Christianity Shaped the Nation
SPEAKER: Oksana Marafioti
EVENT DATE: 05/16/2013
FORMAT: Video + Captions
RUNNING TIME: 59 minutes
TRANSCRIPT: View Transcript (link will open in a new window)
Oksana Marafioti, Black Mountain Fellow, explores the effects of folk belief and religion on Russian culture, the fascinating relationship between the people of that region and their past, and the connection the Russian complex faith systems might have with Magical Realism as a genre as well as a mindset.