year of russia

Concert: Lexington Philharmonic performs Rachmaninov's 3rd

Join the Lexington Philharmonic as they feature Chu Fang Huang playing Rachmaninov's "Piano Concerto No. 3."

Date: 
Friday, May 10, 2013 - 7:30pm
Location: 
Singletary Center
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Lecture: "Remembering the Soviet-Afghan War: How a Blockbuster Film, Online Chat Rooms, Video Games, and Russian Veterans have Reshaped the Meanings of Russia’s Vietnam"

Stephen Norris is Professor of History and faculty affiliate with the Havighurst Center for Russian and Post-Soviet Studies at Miami University. He is the author of two books on Russian cultural history: A War of Images: Russian Popular Prints, Wartime Culture, and National Identity, 1812-1945 (Northern Illinois UP, 2006) and Blockbuster History in the New Russia: Movies, Memory, and Patriotism (Indiana UP, 2012). He has also co-edited three books, most recently Russia's People of Empire: Life Stories from Eurasia, 1500 to the Present (Indiana 2012). He is currently writing a book about the Soviet political cartoonist, Boris Efimov (1900-2008).

Date: 
Thursday, April 25, 2013 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Location: 
213 Kastle Hall
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Russian Tea Русский чай

Join the UK Russian Club as we celebrate "Russian Week" with the last Russian Tea of the semester. As always there will be sweet & savory Russian treats, lots of tea and plenty of good conversation. End the semester and the year on a sweet note. Милости просим!

Date: 
Wednesday, April 24, 2013 - 4:00pm
Location: 
POT 245
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Tetris Tournament

All Enrolled UK Students are eligible to play for prizes in the Spring Tetris Tournament

Shortly following the documentary screening, The College of Arts & Sciences will be holding a follow up to last Fall’s Tetris Tournament. Come defend your high score,or perhaps become UK’s newly reigning Tetris champion? Prizes will be awarded for the top three contenders. Refreshments will be provided to all participants. This competition is only open to currently enrolled UK students.

Date: 
Wednesday, April 24, 2013 - 3:00pm
Location: 
Cat's Den
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Tetris - From Russia With Love - Documentary Film

This is the story behind the fiendishly addictive game, a tale of high stakes, intimidation and legal feuds set against the backdrop of Cold War tensions between East and West.

Date: 
Wednesday, April 3, 2013 - 1:49pm to 2:49pm
Location: 
Worsham Theater, Student Center
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Film: "9th Company"

Date: 
Tuesday, April 23, 2013 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Location: 
213 Kastle Hall
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Russian & Ukrainian Songs--A Recital

Join us for a concert of Russian & Ukrainian romances--poetry set to music by famous Russian & Ukrainian composers. Free & open to the public. This is a lovely way to spend your lunch break!

Date: 
Tuesday, April 23, 2013 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Location: 
Niles Gallery (Fine Arts Library)
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Lecture: "When Will the Real Day Come? Soviet World War II Films, 1945-1985"

Denise J. Youngblood is Professor of Russian History at the University of Vermont. She is a specialist in the history of Russian and Soviet cinema, about which she has written six books and numerous articles. Her most recent books are "Russian War Films: On the Cinema Front, 1914-2005" (2007) and "Cinematic Cold War: The American and Soviet Struggle for Hearts and Minds" (2010).

Date: 
Tuesday, September 18, 2012 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Location: 
213 Kastle Hall
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A Secret History: The Real Young Stalin

Professor Tengiz Simashvili of Telavi State University will share his new archival discoveries about the life of young Joseph Stalin.

Date: 
Monday, September 17, 2012 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Location: 
Patterson Office Tower 318
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Film: "The Cranes are Flying"

Date: 
Tuesday, April 16, 2013 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Location: 
213 Kastle Hall
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