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May 2018

Polish Film Screening: “The Debt” (1999)

May 16 @ 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Humanities Bldg, Room 365,
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Guest Lecture feat. Shelley Komarov

May 9 @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
311 Humanities Building, 415 Portola Plaza
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States
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Polish Film Screening: “Day of Wacko” (2002)

May 2 @ 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Humanities Bldg, Room 365,
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April 2018

Hungarian Film Screening: “A Viszkis” (2017)

April 30 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
3400 Boelter Hall, 580 Portola Plaza
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States
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UC Undergraduate Conference on Slavic & East/Central European Studies

April 28 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
Humanities Building, 405 Portola Plaza
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States
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Join us for the 21st Annual Undergraduate Conference on Slavic & East/Central European Studies Saturday, April 28, 2018 UCLA Humanities Building For more information or to participate, visit http://slavic.ucla.edu/conference/uc-undergraduate-conference/. Call for Papers

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March 2018

Poetry & Music Night (2018)

March 7 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
314 Royce Hall, 10745 Dickson Ct
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States
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Please join us for an evening of poetry from Eastern and Central Europe! Musical performances of great works by composers such as Tchaikovsky and Prokofiev to be performed by students from the UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music! This event is free and open to the public.  Light refreshments will be served. Event flyer  

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Reading and Q&A with Russian writer Linor Goralik, author of “Found Life”

March 7 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
UCLA Charles E. Young Research Library Presentation Room (room 11348), Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575 United States + Google Map

Reading and Q&A with Russian writer Linor Goralik, author of Found Life Wednesday, March 7th, 2018 from 3-5pm UCLA Charles E. Young Research Library Presentation Room (room 11348)   This event is free and open to the public.  Note: The talk will be spoken primarily in English with some portions in Russian. Linor Goralik was born in 1975 in Dnepropetrovsk. She is a poet, prose writer, essayist, and translator. She is an author of 20 books of poems and prose as…

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February 2018

Pilshchikov Lecture – “Decoding the Language of Eugene Onegin: Diachronic Challenges to Understanding Pushkin’s ‘Novel in Verse’”

February 23 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
348 Humanities Building, 415 Portola Plaza
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States
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"Decoding the Language of Eugene Onegin: Diachronic Challenges to Understanding Pushkin’s 'Novel in Verse'” Dr. Igor Pilshchikov Visiting Associate Professor UCLA Friday, February 23, 2018 3:30-5pm 348 Humanities Building, UCLA The talk is focused on a particular type of difficulty in reading Eugene Onegin that Anna Zalizniak has described as “the proximal semantic evolution effect.” This is the name she gives to the misreading and misunderstanding of a classical text that arise from the fact that we often interpret words and…

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Mayofis Lecture – “The Topos of Woman’s (Self)-Sacrifice in Late 1830s Russian Prose: Melodramatic Narratives in the Age of ‘Official Nation-Building’”

February 16 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
348 Humanities Building, 415 Portola Plaza
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States
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"The Topos of Woman's (Self)-Sacrifice in Late 1830s Russian Prose: Melodramatic Narratives in the Age of ‘Official Nation-Building’" Dr. Maria Mayofis Dotsent (Assistant Professor) School of Cultural Studies National Research University Higher School of Economics, Moscow Friday, February 16th, 20183:30pm - 5:00pm348 Humanities Building When discussing the plots of Russian “society tales” published in the 1830s and 40s, we can discern two narrative models that have yet to be studied: the story of a “dead fiancée” and the story of…

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Labunets Lecture – “Contemporary Russian Language” (in Russian)

February 12 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
305 Humanities Building, 415 Portola Plaza
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States
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"Contemporary Russian Language" (Lecture presented in Russian) Professor Natalia Labunets Head of the Department of General Linguistics Tyumen State University Monday, February 12th, 2018 4pm - 5pm 305 Humanities Building Event flyer

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