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March 2018

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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Hanukai Lecture – “Anxious Visions: Pushkin’s ‘The Bronze Horseman’ and the Poetics of Late Romanticism”

February 9 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
348 Humanities Building, 415 Portola Plaza
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States
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Anxious Visions: Pushkin’s 'The Bronze Horseman' and the Poetics of Late Romanticism By Dr. Maksim Hanukai Visiting Assistant Professor University of Wisconsin-Madison Friday, February 09, 2018 03:30pm - 05:00pm 348 Humanities Building, UCLA  Few works have fired up the tragic imagination of Russian readers as much as Pushkin’s narrative poem The Bronze Horseman. The tale of a Petersburg clerk who challenges a monument to Peter the Great after losing his fiancée (and his wits) in a devastating flood, The Bronze Horseman…

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January 2018

Hope Against Hope – UCLA Alumni Chamber Music Society Concert

January 30 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Schoenberg Hall, 445 Charles E Young Dr E
Los Angeles, 90095
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Hope Against Hope - UCLA Alumni Chamber Music Society Concert Tuesday, January 30, 8pm Schoenberg Hall Free Admission Continuing the acclaimed UCLA Camarades tradition, violinist Myroslava Khomik and cellist Charles Tyler join forces, along with select music alumni and guests, in the inaugural concert of the Chamber Music Society series. The program includes selections from traditional chamber music repertoire, and a literary presentation in collaboration with the UCLA Department of Slavic Languages which highlights a premiere of a new work…

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Special Preview Performance of Modest Mussorgsky: Songs and Dances of Death

January 26 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Schoenberg Hall, 445 Charles E Young Dr E
Los Angeles, 90095
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Special Preview Performance of Modest Mussorgsky: Songs and Dances of Death January 26, 2018 @ 4PM in Schoenberg Hall, UCLA FREE ADMISSION Artists: Vladimir CHERNOV, Baritone Neal STULBERG, Piano with Introduction by Prof. Ronald Vroon Professor and Chair of the UCLA Slavic, East European and Eurasian Languages and Cultures  

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December 2017

[CANCELLED] Annual Holiday Celebration (2017)

December 6, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
314 Royce Hall, 10745 Dickson Ct
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States
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THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO THE SKIRBALL FIRE. Join us for an evening of cultural festivities as we celebrate the holiday season! Wednesday, December 06, 2017 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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Polish Movie Screening: “Papusza”

December 1, 2017 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm

Please join us for a Polish movie screening of "Papusza" by Director Joanna Kos-Krauze and Krzysztof Krauze Friday, December 1st, 2017 11:30am - 01:30pm 311 Humanities Building, UCLA   

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November 2017

Hungarian Movie Screening: “Kincsem”

November 16, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
305 Humanities Building, 415 Portola Plaza
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States
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