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Carmel Institute of Russian Culture and History

 
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MARCH 9, 2014

Sunday
  • Spring break; no classes, university offices open Monday through Friday
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AFTER MARCH 9

      • 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: Carmel Institute of Russian Culture and History

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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: Carmel Institute of Russian Culture and History

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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: Carmel Institute of Russian Culture and History

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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: Carmel Institute of Russian Culture and History

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      • Thu 10/02/14
        6:30 pm – 10:00 pm
      • Film Screening: "The End of Petersburg" at the Russian Embassy
      • Off Campus Location
      • The IRC launches its commemoration of the Great War with Vsevolod Pudovkin's The End of Saint Petersburg, which secured his place as one of the pioneers of modern film. Released along with Sergei Eisenstein's October in 1927, this silent classic also commemorated the tenth anniversary of the Bolshevik Revolution by depicting the events of October 1917 as flowing out of the crisis of the First ...more

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        Host: Carmel Institute of Russian Culture and History

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