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Past Events 2003 - 2004

Thursday, April 22, 2004
"Pushkin's African Great-Grandfather: Fact and Fiction."
Lecture by Catharine Nepomnyashchy is a Professor and the Chair of the Slavic Department at Barnard College and Director of the Harriman Institute at SIPA, Columbia University.

Room 329A, 3401 Walnut St., 5:00 pm

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Friday, April 16, 2004
"Slavic Bazaar: Undergraduate Research Conference"
11 am -4:30 pm, Room 329-A, 3401 Walnut St.
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Thursday, March 25, 2004
Slavic Department Open House
133 Bennett Hall, 4:30-6:00 pm

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Thursday, March 25, 2004
Yiddish, Hebrew, and Russian Sing-Along
12-1 pm, Hillel
Sponsored by the Hillel, the Department of Germanics, and the Jewish Studies Program.

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Tuesday, March 23, 2004

"Caucasus Caucasus: Understanding the Elections in Georgia and Azerbaijan"
a lecture by Ronald Cluett
4:30pm, John. M. Huntsman Hall, Room F55.

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Thursday and Friday, March 4-March 5, 2004
"EUTERPE IN FURS: Russian Musical culture of the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries, an Interdisciplinary Seminar"
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Thursday, November 20, 2003, 7:30 pm, Location TBA
Lecture by Ben Rifkin on outcomes assessment in language teaching.

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Tuesday, November 18, 2003; 5:30 pm, Van Pelt Library, Room 425
Screening of Four Funny Families, a film by Lecturer Vera Zubarev.

For more information on the film visit: http://www.fourfunnyfamilies.com

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Thursday, November 13, 2003; 5:30 pm, Pennman Library, Bennett Hall.
"The Mad and Their Doctors: Russian Attitudes Towards Psyche and Psychiatry"
A lecture by Angela Britlinger of Ohio State University, Colombus.

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Thursday, November 6, 2003; 4:00-6:00pm, Location TBA
"Slavic Department Open House"
Come meet members of the Slavic Department for an informal reception. Nibble on delicious kvas and other Russian treats. Chat with students and faculty about the program, courses, and cultural events. Learn about our exciting summer abroad programs: "Penn in Moscow," "Penn in Prague" and "Penn in Warsaw."

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Monday, October 20, 2003; 7:00-8:00 pm, Hamilton House, Rooftop Lounge

"Guitar in the GULAG" Music for the Seven-String Guitar by Matvei Pavlov-Azancheev. Performance by Oleg Timofeyev.
Penn Current Article

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Tuesday, September 30, 2003; 6:00-8:00 pm, B3 Meyerson Hall
A production by Philadelphia Russian cultural group "Creative Collective,"
A one-hour production, staring Eduard Zhefarsky.

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Wednesday, September 10, 2003; 6:00-9:30 pm, DRL A8
Screening and Discussion of the Russian film The Wedding (Svadba), A film directed by Pavel Lungin, 2000, with English subtitles. A hilarious comedy about a model who returns home to marry her school sweetheart. Introduction provided by Professor Ilya Vinitsky.

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July 7-August 15, 2003 - Penn-in-Prague Program

June 23-July 28, 2003 - Penn-in-Warsaw Program

May 23-July 20, 2003 - Penn-in-Moscow Program