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Initiative for Russian Culture

 
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DECEMBER 27, 2013

Friday
  • Winter break; university offices closed
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AFTER DECEMBER 27

      • Thu 02/13/14
        6:30 pm – 10:00 pm
      • Film Screening: "Mr. West" at the Russian Embassy CANCELLED DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER
      • Off Campus Location
      • ***We will reschedule this event as quickly as possible***

        An American's Comic Encounter with Bolshevik Russia

        Released in 1924, Lev Kuleshov's film is notable as the first silent comedy to explicitly challenge American stereotypes about Soviet Russia. Mr. West and his cowboy friend Jeddie find themselves embroiled with anti-revolutionary gangsters as they arrive in Moscow to spread the YMCA ...more

        Type: Film/Movie
        Host: Initiative for Russian Culture

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      • Thu 03/20/14
        6:30 pm – 10:00 pm
      • Film Screening: "Mister West" at the Ronald Reagan Building
      • Off Campus Location
      • An American's Comic Encounter with Bolshevik Russia

        Released in 1924, Lev Kuleshov's film is notable as the first silent comedy to explicitly challenge American stereotypes about Soviet Russia. Mr. West and his cowboy friend Jeddie find themselves embroiled with anti-revolutionary gangsters as they arrive in Moscow to spread the YMCA message.

        Come enjoy delicious Russian food and great cinema. ...more

        Type: Film/Movie
        Host: Initiative for Russian Culture

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      • Sat 03/29/14
        11:00 am – 3:30 pm
      • Passion of the Empress Symposium
      • Off Campus Location
      • Hillwood and the Initiative for Russian Culture at American University are pleased to present a symposium complementing Hillwood's exhibition Passion of the Empress: Catherine the Great's Art Patronage.

        Explore the life of Catherine the Great, from her provincial beginnings as minor Prussian princess to her coronation and life as the Empress of Russia. Art collecting and patronage was central ...more

        Type: Panel Discussion
        Host: Initiative for Russian Culture

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      • Sat 04/12/14
        1:30 pm – 4:00 pm
      • Ending the Cold War: Culture, Dialogue, and Diplomacy
      • Abramson Family Recital Hall
      • This event is open to the public: RSVP is required via IRC@american.edu by noon on Friday, April 11 (and please note dress/ID requirments below). A reception from 4:00 to 6:00 follows the symposium.

        Symposium Panel Discussion, 1:30-4:00:

        The Honorable Selwa Roosevelt
        Chief of Protocol of the United States (1982-1989)

        Suzanne Massie
        Author and Consultant to President Reagan on Russian Culture ...more

        Type: Conference
        Host: Initiative for Russian Culture

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      • Sat 04/12/14
        6:00 pm – 6:00 pm
      • Cold War Symposium Reception
      • Katzen Rotunda 1st Floor
      • Cold War Symposium Reception

        Type: Reception
        Host: Initiative for Russian Culture

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