Russian Tea (Русский чай)

Select Tuesday evenings
6:30 - 8 p.m.
Shiffman 124

Stop by for tea and conversation! Hosted by Rossina Soyan, teaching assistant for the Russian Language Program.

The spring 2016 semester dates and topics include:

  • January 19: Старый Новый год (Yes, Russians also celebrate Old New Year!)
  • February 2: День студента (Popular Russian games: Шляпа, Крокодил, Квартет)
  • February 23: 23 февраля и 8 марта (Find out why these dates are important and play Russian Jeopardy. You can win a prize!)
  • March 22: Масленица (How do Russians say good-bye to winter?)
  • April 5: Current world events (Teleconference with Russian students)
  • April 19: Пасха (Easter and the last Russian Tea this semester)

For details, contact Rossina Soyan. Also, join the Russian Tea Facebook group for updates and information about related events and activities!

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Upcoming Events

Chekhov, Stanislavsky and the Moscow Art Theatre: Against the Backdrop of the Century

Featuring Anatoly Smeliansky, Russian theatre writer, scholar, and critic and head of the Moscow Art Theatre (MXAT) School for Academic Studies

Tuesday, April 12, 2016Lecture by Anatoly Smeliansky
4:00 p.m.
Mandel Reading Room
(Mandel Center for the Humanities, Rm. 303)

During the talk, Dr. Smeliansky will discuss the intricate relationship between the Moscow Art Theatre, its founders, Anton Chekhov plays, and the Russian society in the past and the present.

Anatoly Smeliansky is a renowned theatre scholar, writer and critic, expert on Russian drama, Stanislavsky studies, history of the Moscow Art Theatre and literary legacy of Mikhail Bulgakov.

This event is sponsored by the Russian Studies Program, the Department of Theater Arts, and the Brandeis Russian Club.

All are welcome. Russian cake will be served.

2016 International Video Competition

International Video CompetitionThursday, April 14, 2016
5 - 7 p.m.
Shiffman 002

Watch the finalists in the International Video Competition! Videos are multilingual with English subtitles. Created by second-semester language course students.

International desserts will be served!

Presented by the Foreign Language Oversight Committee (FLOC) and the Office of the Dean of Arts and Sciences.