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June 2017

Multicultural Performance Night

June 7 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

MULTICULTURAL PERFORMANCE NIGHT A Showcase of Diversity & Talent – Wednesday, June 7th, 2017 6 – 8 pm 314 Royce Hall – Tryouts are every Tuesday from 5:30-6:30pm in 343 Humanities Building Group acts are welcome. All performers must be UCLA students. Prizes will be awarded to the best acts. Show off your talent and enjoy the evening of fun and entertainment! – Sponsored by the UCLA Department of Slavic, East European and Eurasian Languages and Cultures and the Russian Club @…

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Lecture by Dmitry Bykov: “Бродский как поэт русского мира”

June 4 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Lecture by Dmitry Bykov: “Бродский как поэт русского мира” – Sunday, June 4th 3:30pm – 5:00pm 314 Royce Hall, UCLA – UCLA Department of Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Languages and Cultures with support from USRF is happy to invite you to Dmitry Bykov’s lecture on Joseph Brodsky. The lecture will be followed by a discussion and a reception. – The event is FREE and open to the public. – The lecture and the discussion will be conducted entirely in…

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May 2017

Mikhail Trunin Talk – “Juri Lotman in the Soviet Debates on Structuralism (1965–1972)”

May 16 @ 4:00 pm - 5:15 pm

  MIKHAIL TRUNIN Research Fellow, Tallinn University – Juri Lotman in the Soviet Debates on Structuralism (1965–1972) – Tuesday, May 16, 2017 4:00 pm 348 Humanities Building – In his presentation Mikhail Trunin will discuss the polemics on structural methods of studying literary texts that started in the Soviet journals of the mid-1960s. He will be reviewing Juri Lotman’s article “Литературоведение должно быть наукой” (“The Study of Literature Must be an Exact Science”), in which he opposes such literary scholars…

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April 2017

UC Undergraduate Conference on Slavic and East/Central European Studies

April 29 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm

Join us for the 20th Annual Undergraduate Conference on Slavic and East/Central European Studies! The conference will be taking place on Saturday, April 29, 2017 in the Humanities Building at UCLA. The conference will begin with coffee and refreshments at 9:30am in Humanities 348 followed by opening remarks at 10am in Humanities A51. Click here to view the program Please contact Michael Lavery or Inna Munroe if you have any questions.  

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Artur Klinau Lecture – Minsk: The Sun City of Dreams

April 28 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Join us for a free lecture featuring Artur Klinau on Friday, April 28, 2017 at 2pm in 311 Humanities Building. ARTUR KLINAU (born 1965) is a key player in the nonconformist art movement in contemporary Belarus. A kulturträger, artist, writer, and filmmaker, Klinau has been a fixture on the Belarusian and post-Soviet cultural scene for the past three decades. In 1998, he founded the Belarusian Association of Contemporary Art and still serves as its leader. He also conceived NAVINKI, the…

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March 2017

Poetry and Music Night

March 15 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

The UCLA Department of Slavic, East European and Eurasian Languages and Cultures invites you to its annual 

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February 2017

Anna Karenina in the Twenty-first Century: Shapify!

February 15 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Nearly 150 years after its writing, Leo Tolstoy’s Anna Karenina continues to offer up new insights to readers and translators alike, discoveries arguably made possible by the passage of time. The novel’s most recent translation, by Marian Schwartz, takes a hard look at Tolstoy as a stylist and how he wielded aesthetics to bring home moral principles. In her talk, Schwartz will argue for a language-centric view of this masterpiece of Russian—and world—literature.   About the speaker:     Marian…

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December 2016

Far From Moscow Festival

December 9, 2016 - December 11, 2016

Do join us for the Far From Moscow Festival. Bring your friends, family, or business partners and see how the world’s biggest country connects to Hollywood!   A new wave of Russian artists has appeared; the sounds and visions of the future. Please join us at UCLA (University of California Los Angeles) for the FFM Festival. Experience and celebrate an alternative brand of Russian culture in film, music, cuisine, fashion, and comics. Join our non-profit cause to both sponsor and…

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November 2016

Annual Holiday Celebration

November 30, 2016 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Join us for an evening of cultural festivities as we celebrate the holiday season! Our talented students will perform holiday songs, poems, skits, and more to ring in the holiday season.

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October 2016

Film Screening — Home Guard

October 25, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Home Guards is a powerful drama about two brothers – Máté and Joci – who live in a small Eastern European town. They are recruited by a charismatic leader to join the Home Guards and take a stand against crime. The boys are happy because, for the very first time in their lives, they feel a sense of real belonging. But things get slowly out of hand as the Guards become an uncontrollable political force. When Máté refuses to cover…

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