east european studies
March 21, 2009
New film: Metropolitan Andrej / Владика Андрей.
(Oles’ Jančuk). In Ukrainian with English subtitles.
This movie features the heroic life of Metropolitan Andrej Šeptyckyj, Archbishop of Lviv (Western Ukraine) from 1901 to 1944. During World War II he defied Hitler and the Nazis and personally sheltered scores of Jewish refugees in his archiepiscopal palace. For his actions the
Veliko Turnovo, one of the most picturesque Bulgaria towns, stands in tiers above the Yantra River, which meanders through the elevations of Turnovo and the three hills - Tsarevets, Trapezitsa and Sveta Gora.
State of Israel honored him posthumously as "righteous among the nations". Although a staunch anti-Communist, the Soviet government nonetheless accorded him a state funeral upon his death.
March 28, 2009
Memorial service for Prof emeritus Lawrence G. Jones
Bach cantata 106 Gottes Zeit ist die allerbeste Zeit
(Actus tragicus) performed by Ensemble Abendmusik
March 28, 2009
Русский форум / Крепсовские чтения / Весенний вечер русской поэзии
April 3, 2009
Pontifical Divine Liturgy of the Presanctified Gifts (Byzantine-Ukrainian rite)
Most Rev Paul Patrick Chomnycky (Eparchy of Stamford) and the
Seminary choir of St Basil's College Seminary
March 31, 2008
Nina Khrushcheva (The New School)
The prophet of post-Communism: Vladimir Nabokov and Russian politics
4:00 p.m. in Devlin Hall 101
Free and open to the public
April 5, 2008
Русский форум / Крепсовские чтения / Весенний вечер русской прозы
Михаил Шишкин (Швейцария)
7:00 p.m. in Gasson Hall 305
Admission free -- Вход безплатный