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Eugene Onegin: Pushkin's Novel in Verse, Tchaikovsky’s Opera, a Russian Theme
A symposium at Reed College, April 5-6, 2013. Free and open to the public. More information.
"The Problems of Equivalency in Translation"
Professor Larissa Naiditsch will speak on "The Problems of Equivalency in Translation" this Thursday, February 7 at 4:30 PM, in Eliot 207. Larissa Naiditsch is a prominent German and Slavic philologist at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem, where she is Associate Professor of Linguistics. The talk is sponsored by the Russian department; it is free and open to the public.
Symposium: "Russia - Italy: Cases of Cultural Appropriation"
The Russian Department at Reed College is hosting a symposium on the topic "Russia - Italy: Cases of Cultural Appropriation" which brings together scholars studying specific instances of the Russian artistic, literary, and critical response to the cultural legacy of Italy. The symposium is sponsored by the Office of the Dean of Faculty and the Russian Department of Reed College.
Saturday, October 27, 2012
"Russia: Italy - Cases of Cultural Appropriation"
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Panel Presentations: 10:00 am - noon
"Arresting Change: P.P Muratov 's Italophilia"
Lena Lencek, Reed College
"Marinetti or Mayakovsky? Three Avant-garde Manifestos"
Harsha Ram, University of California, Berkeley
Panel Presentations: 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
"Uncanny Archaeology: Khodasevich, Pompeii, and Russia's Remains"
Jenifer Presto, University of Oregon, Eugene
"(Re)visions: Italian influence in post-medieval Russian religious painting"
William Brumfield, Tulane University
Roundtable Discussion: 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Moderator: Michele Matteini, Reed College
Sponsored by the Office of the Dean of the Faculty and the Russian Department. Free and Open to the Public
Screenings of Alexander's Sokurov's "Faust"
Two screenings of Alexander Sokurov's latest film "Faust " (2011), co-sponsored by the Reed Russian and German departments, will take place at the Northwest Film Center (1219 SW Park Ave): on Saturday, October 27, at 7 PM, and on Sunday, October 28, at 4:30 PM. The Sunday screening will be introduced by Reed Professors Michael Taylor (German) and Evgenii Bershtein (Russian). The screenings are free for all members of the Reed community: just show your ID at the doors. "Faust," based on Goethe's tragedy, won the Venice Film Festival last year. Directed by the leading Russian director, the film is in German with English subtitles.
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