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MARCH 29, 2013

Friday
  • Last day to drop MBA 2nd Module courses for a 50% refund (no refunds for 2nd Modules after this date)
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AFTER MARCH 29

      • Fri 04/12/13
        5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
      • Cold War Symposium Student Roundtable
      • School of International Service Classroom 102
      • Round-table discussion of contemporary relations between Russia and the US between students from American University (Washington, DC) and MGIMO University (Moscow) moderated by Matthew Rojansky (Carnegie Endowment for International Peace) and Anton Fedyashin (American University). The roundtable will precede the symposium dedicated to the Kennedy address and one student will present the ...more

        Type: Conference
        Host: Initiative for Russian Culture

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      • Sat 04/13/13
        2:00 pm – 6:00 pm
      • The Strength of Dialogue: In Honor of JFK's Commencement Address
      • Ward Circle Lecture Hall 1
      • On June 10, 1963, President John F. Kennedy addressed AU's graduating class with a speech that has been called "one of the great state papers of American History." Entitled "A Strategy of Peace," it acknowledged the role that stereotypes and misrepresentation played in the Cold War (see also: JFK's AU Speech: 50 Years Forward on Peace).

        Taking its cue from JFK's insights, the symposium will ...more

        Type: Lecture/Speaker
        Host: Initiative for Russian Culture

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      • Thu 09/19/13
        6:30 pm – 10:30 pm
      • Film Screening of *Strike* at the Russian Embassy
      • Off Campus Location
      • Depicting a worker strike in 1903, Sergei Eisenstein's first full-length film, Strike, utilizes cross-cut footage and cinematic metaphor as it champions the advantages of collective action over "bourgeois" individualism. Enjoy delicious Russian food and great cinema. Bring a friend for a special night out with the AU Initiative for Russian Culture.

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        Type: Film/Movie
        Host: Initiative for Russian Culture

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      • Tue 10/08/13
        6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
      • An American-Russian Tribute to Jazz Diplomacy with jazz great Igor Butman
      • Off Campus Location
      • American University's Initiative for Russian Culture in partnership with the Open World Leadership Center and The Brubeck Institute present

        An American-Russian Tribute to Jazz Diplomacy with jazz great Igor Butman at the National Building Museum.

        We invite you to a special evening with Igor Butman and the premiere of the US-Russia Rising Stars Jazz Band. This event at the National Building ...more

        Type: Concert
        Host: Initiative for Russian Culture

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      • Thu 10/17/13
        6:30 pm – 10:30 pm
      • Film screening of *Brest Fortress* at the Russian Embassy
      • Off Campus Location
      • A tale of love, war, survival and remembrance. With documentary accuracy, The Brest Fortress (2010) recounts the nine-day heroic defense against Wehrmacht forces on June 22, 1941. Sasha Akimov, a 15-year-old survivor, remembers his love for the beautiful Anya as Hitler's plan "Operation Barbarossa" plunges their world into chaos.

        This event at the Russian Embassy is open to all AU and DC ...more

        Type: Film/Movie
        Host: Initiative for Russian Culture

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