Monthly Archives: February 2012

Summer Course in Elementary Polish for Research Purposes

Arizona State University is pleased to announce a new summer course in
Elementary Polish for Research Purposes. Created and offered with
generous support from the American Council of Learned Societies, the
course combines an introduction to Polish language and culture with
coursework designed to help elementary students acquire a functional
reading knowledge of Modern Polish. The course encompasses a wide range
of texts, including print media, electronic media, and academic
discourse. Continue reading →

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Scholarship opportunity

The Polish Roman Catholic Union of America (“PRCUA”) recognizes the necessity of financial assistance for students of undergraduate, graduate, and professional degree programs.

More details on this scholarship opportunity can be found here.

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Yilmaz Güney Films at ‘Doc Films’

Doc Films would like to inform you that Yilmaz Güney screenings start this week, and are not to be missed.

Saturday, February 18 at 1pm • 82m
Yilmaz Güney, 1972

Saturday, February 18 at 3pm • 105m
The Friend
Yilmaz Güney, 1974

For more information visit the Doc Films website.

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Music of Mykola Lysenko and his Disciples

Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art presents:

Taras Filenko with Ira Dychiy, soprano

An illustrated lecture and concert dedicated to the 170th anniversary of M. Lysenko.

February 26, 2012 at 2 p.m. Continue reading →

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Balkan Dance Workshop this Sunday

Sunday, Feb 19, 2012, Ida Noyes
12-1:20 – lecture on Balkan rhythms – Third Floor Theater
1:30-2:30 – dance workshop – West Lounge
2:30-4:30 – ensemble rehearsal – West Lounge Continue reading →

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Summer 2012 Russian Language and Area Studies Program

American Councils for International Education: ACTR/ACCELS invites
applications for the Summer 2012 Russian Language and Area Studies Program
(RLASP) in Moscow and St. Petersburg, Russia.

***Applications for Summer 2012 must be submitted online by Wednesday,
February 15th, 2012. Visit for more information.*** Continue reading →

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Summer Language and Culture Camp in Novosibirsk

Educational Centre “Cosmopolitan” will run three consecutive two-week
sessions of the Summer Language and Culture Camp in delightful countryside
just outside Novosibirsk, the administrative capital of Siberia and the
centre of Russia, and in the picturesque surroundings in the Altai
mountains. We are delighted to invite you, your students and colleagues to
come and participate as this is an excellent opportunity that is not to be

Being comprehensive and offering very competitive prices, our programme will
be an attractive option for your students whom we invite to participate as
either volunteer teachers or as international students. The programme is
open to schoolchildren, university students and adults of all ages and
levels of Russian. No previous knowledge of Russian is required.

The programme is unique in bringing volunteer teachers and international
students from all over the world to Siberia to live, work and study in a
residential setting with Russian students and teachers. This is an excellent
opportunity to learn Russian and get a first-hand experience of the Russian
culture and lifestyle.

We have been running these programmes for 17 years already. It is a fact
that many students and teachers return to the programme year after year as a
testament to the success of the programme.

For more information on the programmes and to read about our former
participants’ experiences, please visit our website
and contact the Programme Director Natalia Bodrova or with any questions or application inquiries.

Natalia Bodrova,
Director of the Educational Centre “Cosmopolitan”,
Novosibirsk, Russia

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Russian Studies Workshop TODAY

Please join the Russian Studies Workshop TODAY!

We will be welcoming Dr. Eugene Raikhel (Department of
Comparative Human Development, University of Chicago) and discussing his paper
entitled “A clinical cult of personality? Hypnosis, belief and the therapeutic
economy of Russian addiction medicine.”
Refreshments will be available at 4:15, and we will begin our discussion at 4:30.

Russian Studies Workshop
Tuesday, February 7th, 4:30-6:00 (snacks from 4:15!)
John Hope Franklin Room (SSRB 224) Continue reading →

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Tatiana Chudakova at the Anthropology of Europe Workshop

“Integrative Medicine for Disintegrating Bodies: Pluralist medical imaginaries in a Russian alternative medicine clinic”

by Tatiana Chudakova
Anthropology, University of Chicago

Discussant: Adam Baim, University of Chicago

Thursday, February 9
Haskell Hall 101

To get access to the paper, or if you have any other questions or need assistance getting to the workshop, please email Eli Thorkelson .

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Paintings by Volodymyr Voroniuk

Paintings by Volodymyr Voroniuk, opens Friday, February 3, 2012 at 7 pm through February 26, 2012. The Ukrainian National Museum invites you to the opening of “Paintings by Volodymyr Voroniuk” on Friday, February 3, 2012 at 7 pm. Continue reading →

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