Russian Culture Week 2015: March 2-7
Spend an evening with Russian Fulbright scholar Ekaterina Mironova as she leads a crafts workshop. Ekaterina will demonstrate how to make popular Russian bracelets you can take home!
Student Concert/Talent Show
Wednesday, March 4, 6:30 p.m.
Rapaporte Treasure Hall
Come watch and cheer on the Brandeis Russian Club, students of Russian and Russophiles as they show off their many talents in honor of the Russian holiday, International Women’s Day! Traditional Russian dishes will be served.
Recharging the Canon: The New Literary Hierarchy in Contemporary Russia
Featuring Margarita Vaysman, Graduate Student at the University of Oxford
Thursday, March 5, 4:00 p.m.
Mandel Reading Room (Mandel Center for the Humanities, 303)
Come listen to Margarita Vaysman of the University of Oxford as she addresses changes in the contemporary literary world of Russia. Russian food will be provided.
Movie Night with the Russian Club
Friday, March 6, 7:00 p.m.
Spend the evening with the Russian Club watching the Russian comedy “Election Day,” a comedy about an election mix-up leading to hilarious escapades. There will also be matryoshka painting during this relaxing movie night. Russian food will be provided.
Saturday, March 7, 10:00 p.m.
Russian Club invites everyone to an authentic Russian dance party featuring a local Russian DJ! Come dance the night away in the fun, unique, and sophisticated setting of a Russian party! Semi-formal attire is encouraged. Russian desserts will be served.
Spring 2015 European Cultural Studies Lemon Cake Lecture: "Bakhtin and the Actor"
Featuring Caryl Emerson
A. Watson Armour III University Professor of Slavic Languages and Literatures
It might come as a surpise that Mikhail Bakhtin, known as both a lyricophobe and a theatrophobe, had anything positive to say about the art of the stage. Caryl Emerson, the renowned expert on Mikhail Bakhtin, will argue that, nevertheless, Bakhtin had a powerful theatrical imagination.
All are welcome. Light refreshments will be served.
This event is presented by the Office of the Dean of Arts and Sciences and co-sponsored by the Mandel Center for the Humanities.
Russian Tea (Русский чай) Spring 2015
Select Wednesday evenings, all 6:30 - 8 p.m.
Stop by for tea and conversation! Hosted by Ekaterina (Katya) Mironova, teaching assistant for the Russian Language Program.
The spring 2015 semester dates are: