Articles Tagged: Humanities

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

Published: March 13, 2019

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…

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Published: January 16, 2019

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…

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Polish Film Screening – “Silent Night”

Published: October 19, 2018

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…

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