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A crowd gets catering at the Embassy.

Arts ·

Love and Loss: Anna Karenina – Vronsky’s Story at the Russian Embassy

On November 28, American University’s Carmel Institute of Russian Culture & History screened Shakhnazarov’s sweeping romantic epic to a full house of cinema enthusiasts at the Russian Embassy’s Tunlaw Theater.
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A man gives a presentation to a crowd sitting in a conference room.

Humanities ·

The Carmel Institute Symposium Explores “Armistice and Revolution – Russia and the World in 1918”

Historical experts examine connections between war, peace, and political upheaval in conjunction with World War I armistice anniversary.
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An audience watches an orchestra in pews at a traditional looking cathedral.

Humanities ·

A Requiem Resurrected: Alexander Kastalsky’s Commemoration for Fallen Brothers

Carmel Institute offers consortium students tickets to special WWI armistice centennial concert at the Washington National Cathedral.
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Julia Kent sits in an armchair. She speaks.

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Ballet Star Julie Kent Inspires Audience at AU

Ms. Kent will be onstage in the Abramson Family Recital Hall to talk about creative process, the challenges of developing Washington, DC, into a thriving destination for dance, and more.
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Humanities ·

AU to Host Second Biennial Trans Philosophy Conference

The conference aims to define philosophy’s place within the field of transgender studies.
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Literature ·

Life and Energy: Kyle Dargan on Poetry and his New Book

The AU literature professor publishes his fifth collection of poems.
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An actor dressed as an ancient greek peasant sings with nautical props. A group of similarly dressed actors kneel around him.

Arts ·

AU’s Fall Arts Calendar is Filled with Must-See Events

AU Arts offers a new season of visual and performing arts events
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The Humanities Truck in front of Batelle-Tomkins building. There is a map of DC on the truck.

Humanities ·

AU’s New Humanities Truck Hits the Road

The DC Humanities Truck, which recently received $225,000 in funding from the Henry Luce Foundation, will be an experimental mobile platform for collecting, preserving, and expanding dialogue around the humanities.
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Trees and shrubs in front of industrial site of an oil refinery.

Literature ·

Strangers No More: First-Year Students Read an Intimate Portrait of the American South

Author Arlie Russell Hochschild will discuss Strangers in Their Own Land in Bender Arena.
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Jimmy Ernst Icarus

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AU Chosen to Receive Majority Share of Works from Corcoran Art Collection

Nearly 9,000 works offered to American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center.
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