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January 16, 2014

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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: Carmel Institute of Russian Culture and History

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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: Carmel Institute of Russian Culture and History

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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: Carmel Institute of Russian Culture and History

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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: Carmel Institute of Russian Culture and History

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Cold War Symposium Reception

Type: Reception

Host: Carmel Institute of Russian Culture and History

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