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    CINE SALON FALL 2018 inhabits cinephilia that special place for the love of cinema, its history, theory and criticism. "Its not enough to like a film, you must like it for the right reasons." -Pierre Rissient

    November 19, 2018 Howe Library, Mayer Room, 7 pm - 9 pm

    Free and open to the public!

    Österreichischen Filmmuseum Vienna has preserved two series of Kino newsreels produced by legendary documentarian Dziga Vertov. Long...

  • Monday, January 7: General orientation at 6-7; Dartmouth Hall 105

    Russian tryouts 7-8, Reed Hall 103

    Tuesday, January 8: 6-7, Reed Hall 103

    Wednesday, January 9: 6-7, Reed Hall 103

    Jury selection: Thursday, January 10: 4-5, Reed 108

  • Breaking Down Babel: The Internationale of the Protest Song in the 20th Century and its Jewish Roots
    A Concert/Lecture/Sing-Along by Psoy Korolenko
    Wednesday, October 24th,2018
    Top of the Hop, Hopkins Center
    4:30PM – 6:00PM
    Free and Open to the Public!

    Freedom songs of the 1960's, often authored by left wing songwriters of Jewish background and partly influenced by Yiddish workmen song, united protesters and served as a cultural mediator...

  • The Russian Department cordially invites you to tea

    Thursdays, at 1:00 pm in

    The Russian Seminar Room Reed Hall 220

    Come practice your Russian (any level), find out about Russian courses offered at Dartmouth, learn about Russian food and culture, play games, read poetry, watch cartoons, and have fun conversations in English and Russian.

    For more information please contact: [email protected]

  • Stuart Finkel is the most recent addition to the Russian Department after many years teaching history at the University of Florida in Gainesville. He is not entirely new to Dartmouth, however, having previously taught as a visitor including courses on the Russian Revolution, Soviet history and culture, and the history of human rights. He is currently completing a book entitled For Martyrs or for Enemies: Aid to Political Prisoners in Russia and the Soviet Union, which both surveys...

  • Encountering Gertrude: Texts and Music for a Carolingian Princess
    Margot Fassler, University Notre Dame
    Friday, October 12, 2018
    4:30 pm, Haldeman 41

    This lecture concerns new work on a late medieval ordinal from the church of St. Gertrude, in Nivelles. The book, long in private hands, was purchased by Harvard University after it came up for auction in 2008. It is now Houghton Library, MS Latin 422. In recent years, a team of scholars headed by Professor Jeffrey...

  • Lynn Patyk, Opinion Contributor for an article in "The Hill" on 9/4/18

    Recently, at our family dinner, we expressed our shock about the latest mass shooting at a video game tournament in Jacksonville, Fla. The surprise owed to the events taking place at a Madden tournament, not a Fortnite tournament. Our blasé reaction — our lack of horror — in the face of the attack was in its own way as horrifying as the shooting itself. 

    It stems from the...

  • Welcome Class of 2022! Russian First Year's Open House, Friday, September 7, 2018, 4:00 pm, Reed 212

  • U.S./Russian Relations in a Historical Perspective
    Ivan Kurilla's first field of interest is the history of US – Russian relations in the 19th Century, especially during antebellum and Civil War periods of the American history.

    Thursday, August 30, 2018
    Oopik Auditorium, Class of 1978 Life Sciences Center

    Ivan Kurilla's first field of interest is the history of US – Russian relations in the 19th Century, especially during antebellum and Civil War...


    Wednesday, September 12, 2018

    ORIENTATION in 105 Dartmouth Hall  6 to 7 p.m.

    (If you have never been an A.T., Orientation is MANDATORY)


    PRACTICE SESSIONS for all Veteran & Non-Veteran A.T.s
    (Reed Hall...