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Russian Club Students Reenact the October Revolution at Bosler Hall

November 12, 2014
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Maintaining the best traditions of the Russian department, on November 4th students reenacted the Revolution of October 1917 (also known as the Great October Socialist Revolution, Red October, October Uprising, or the Bolshevik Revolution). On the steps of Bosler Hall, Russian Club members gave speeches, in English and Russian, drawn from historical proclamations by...

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Nizhny Novgorod Excursion

November 10, 2014
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During the preparations for National Unity Day (or Consolidation Day), which takes place annually on November 4th, students from Dickinson College traveled to the city of Nizhny Novgorod. The holiday, which was established in 2005, commemorates Kuzma Minin’s role in uniting the independent Russian...

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Dickinson-in-Moscow: A Conversation on US-Russian Relations

November 8, 2014
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Dickinson scholars abroad in Moscow recently had an exciting opportunity to test their language skills in an informal debate. A group of students from the Russian State University of the Humanities’ political science department joined Dickinson students to discuss the general history of US-Russia...

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Guest Lecture by Kerry Philben: Music at Home in the Russian Realist Novel

October 16, 2014
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Guest Lecture by Kerry Philben: Music at Home in the Russian Realist Novel

On Wednesday evening, October 15, the Dickinson Department of Russian welcomed Kerry Philben, doctoral candidate in Slavic Languages and Literatures at Yale University, who delivered a talk entitled “Music...

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Dickinson Students Visit Mikhail Karasik’s Studio in St. Petersburg

October 3, 2014
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Dickinson Students Visit Mikhail Karasik’s Studio in St. Petersburg

  This past weekend, Dickinson-in-Moscow students went for a three-day trip to Saint Petersburg. Besides visiting a lot of sights of Russia’s “second capital,” the students visited Mikhail Karasik–...

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Russian Brunch

October 1, 2014
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On this Sunday, September 28th, Professor Elena Duzs welcomed students from all courses to her house to learn how to cook traditional Russian dishes. Everyone was actively involved in...

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