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February 2019

“Sincerity out, authenticity in: poetry in quest of trust in times of post-truth”

February 15 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
348 Kaplan Hall, 415 Portola Plaza
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States
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In the first half of the 1990s a new generation of Russian poets, — or a considerable part thereof — found itself facing the challenge of inventing a new way to speak straightforwardly: readily available poetics either wasn’t up to the job or was itself part of the problem. Poetry optics, which emerged at the time as a possible solution, was the “new sincerity.” The new generation of poets entering the scene since the mid-2010s faces completely new challenges, shaped…

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Screening of the Polish Movie: Ether

February 8 @ 2:00 pm - 5:30 pm
169 Kaplan Hall,

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Innocence Unprotected: A Film Screening in Honor of the Memory of Dušan Makavejev

February 6 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dodd Hall 161,
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January 2019

Faculty/Student Social

January 23 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
348 Kaplan Hall, 415 Portola Plaza
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States
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Undergraduate Majors/Minors: We invite you to our winter quarter faculty/student social to learn more about the department, your faculty and meet your fellow students! See Flyer!

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SEEE Films Presents: Three Seconds

January 16 @ 7:00 pm
4216 Young Hall, 607 Charles E Young Dr E
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States
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WHAT DID THE CHRONICLES REALLY MEAN TO SAY?

January 16 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
311 Kaplan Hall, 415 Portola Plaza
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States
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Revisiting the Laurentian and Hypatian Chronicle Accounts About the Failed Raid of Prince Igor Svjatoslavic in 1185.  A talk by Professor Harvey Goldblatt, Yale University Harvey Goldblatt is a Professor of Medieval Slavic Literature in the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures at Yale University. He is the author of numerous publications on general problems of language debates in the Slavic world as well as on specific works that deal with language speculation in and the literary patrimony of Slavia…

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December 2018

Annual Holiday Celebration (2018)

December 5, 2018 @ 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, 2018 @ 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, 2018 @ 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, 2018 @ 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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