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December 2018

Annual Holiday Celebration (2018)

December 5 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
314 Royce Hall, 10745 Dickson Ct
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States
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Join us for an evening of cultural festivities as we celebrate the holiday season! Wednesday, December 05, 2018 06:30pm - 08:00pm 314 Royce Hall Our talented students will perform holiday songs, poems, skits, and more to ring in the holiday season.

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Book talk by Majid Ibrahim Al-Haj, University of Haifa – “The Russians in Israel: A New Ethnic Group in a Tribal Society”

December 5 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
10383 Bunche Hall, 11282 Portola Plaza
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States
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Professor Majid Al-Haj of the University of Haifa will discuss his forthcoming book, which looks at the influx of Russian immigrants into Israel, their ethnic formation and their impact on politics, culture and society in Israel. RSVP   Flier Co-sponsored by the Sady and Ludwig Kahn Chair in Jewish History, the UCLA Center for European and Russian Studies, the Department of Slavic, East European and Eurasian Languages and Cultures, and the UCLA Russian Flagship Program About the Talk The Russians in…

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November 2018

Guest Lecture – “Illustrating Russia: Comic Art, Graphic Narratives & Book Illustration”

November 16 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
362 Royce Hall, 10745 Dickson Ct
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States
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Event Flier ILLUSTRATING RUSSIA COMIC ART, GRAPHIC NARRATIVES & BOOK ILLUSTRATION Friday, November 16th, 2018 7pm - 9pm 362 Royce Hall, UCLA Dr. Julia Alekseyeva is a scholar, writer and illustrator who specializes in non-fiction graphic narratives, comic journalism, and memoir. Her non-fiction historical memoir entitled Soviet Daughter (2017) won the 2017 VLA Diversity Award and has been featured on NPR, Lilith, Tablet, The Week, and the Rumpus, among others. Her most recent work includes graphic narrative articles on Dziga Vertov…

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Symposium on Contemporary Russia

November 7 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
325 Botany, 618 Charles E Young Dr S
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States
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Five undergraduate and graduate student presentations on contemporary Russian culture and politics Program 4:00-4:40 Yana Demeshko   |   Slavic, East European and Eurasian Languages and Cultures "A Fifth Estate: The Contribution of Urban and Rural Youth to Russia's Political Landscape" Leanna Kramer  |   Global Studies   |   Slavic, East European and Eurasian Languages and Cultures "The Era of Fake News: An Examination of the History of Russian Disinformation" 4:50-5:10 Ashley Blum   |   Political Science "Xenophobia in Russia: Dynamics of Public Opinion" 5:10-5:30 Sasha…

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October 2018

Hungarian Film Screening: “Nussbaum 95736” (2017)

October 25 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
348 Kaplan Hall, 415 Portola Plaza
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States
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Polish Film Screening – “Silent Night”

October 19 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
311 Kaplan Hall, 415 Portola Plaza
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States
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Plot: Adam returns home to Poland to spend Christmas Eve with his family and share the news that his child will soon be born. He is not the first member of the family to leave the country to earn a living. His father ‘lost his health as a construction worker in Germany’, and his uncle worked in Belgium for years. They all came back, with money that was supposed to glue together broken family bonds. First Prize at Gdynia Film Festival…

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September 2018

Department Open House (2018)

September 26 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
311 Kaplan Hall (formerly the Kaplan Hall), 415 Portola Plaza
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States
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Russian Placement Exam (2018)

September 26 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
The Center for Digital Humanities Learning Lab @ Rolfe (2118 Rolfe Hall), 345 Portola Plaza
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States
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The Russian Placement Exam is given once a year, on Wednesday during zero week of the Fall Quarter. If you have a problem taking the exam on this day, please contact akudyma@ucla.edu. The exam takes ~90 minutes to complete and consists of the following sections: grammar, reading comprehension, listening comprehension, speaking, and writing. Please visit http://slavic.ucla.edu/languages/placement-exams/ for more details. This exam is for UCLA students only. Please email sbauckus@international.ucla.edu for information about the Russian exam for high school students. Sign-up to take the 2018 Russian Placement…

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July 2018

Guest Lecture – Federal Employment: Exploring and Securing Opportunities

July 18 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
348 Kaplan Hall, 415 Portola Plaza
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States
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June 2018

Commencement Celebration (2018)

June 16 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
348 Kaplan Hall, 415 Portola Plaza
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States
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Graduating majors and minors are invited to attend. Please note that only majors can walk in the Humanities I Commencement Ceremony due to space constraints.

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