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May 2019

6th Annual Michael Henry Heim Memorial Lecture

May 8 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
314 Royce Hall, 10745 Dickson Ct
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States
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The UCLA Department of Slavic, East European & Eurasian Languages & Cultures and the UCLA Department of Comparative Literature invite you to attend the 6th Annual Michael Henry Heim Memorial Lecture featuring  "Epic Foolishness: Translating Epic Poetry for the 21st Century" (tentative) by BILL JOHNSTON Professor of Comparative Literature Indiana University Bloomington Bill Johnston has published over thirty book-length translations from the Polish, including poetry, prose, and drama. His awards include the Best Translated Book Award, the PEN Translation Prize,…

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March 2019

The Audacity of Russian Realism: Painting Critically in the 19th Century

March 13 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
348 Kaplan Hall, 415 Portola Plaza
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States
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This seminar will examine the tradition of nineteenth-century Russian realist painting, a tradition which existed primarily from the mid-1840s through the late 1880s and was associated with a range of artistic figures—from the much-celebrated Ilia Repin, to the less well-known figures of Vasilii Perov and Ivan Kramskoi. Russian realist paintings have long been compared to those by their French counterparts, but the styles of realism in these two cultural sectors diverge in important ways. Whereas French realism was centered on…

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Poetry & Music Night (2019)

March 6 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
314 Royce Hall, 10745 Dickson Ct
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States
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SAVE THE DATE! 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. RSVP forthcoming.

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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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