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The 100th Anniversary of the Russian Revolution Symposium
Friday, October 20, 2017

A symposium commemorating the centennial of the Russian Revolution which will examine a wide range of topics related to the history, politics, and culture of this seminal event in modern Russian history. Bard President Leon Botstein will deliver the keynote address, and speakers include scholars from Bard, U.S. Military Academy at West Point, and the Faculty of Liberal Arts and Sciences, St. Petersburg State University (Smolny College). The scholars will discuss, among other topics, the history and politics of the Revolution, literature in early Soviet Russia, visual culture of the two 1917 revolutions and the Russian Civil War, music of the Revolution, and the Russian Revolution and Eastern European ethnic cultures. The symposium is free and open to the public.

Time: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Location: Campus Center, Weis Cinema
Sponsor: Center for Civic Engagement; Center for Moving Image Arts; Experimental Humanities Program; German Studies Program; Russian Art of the Avant-Garde Project at Bard, and the Yeltsin Presidential Library and Russian National Library (St. Petersburg, Russia).; Russian/Eurasian Studies Program; Studio Arts Program
Contact: Oleg Minin.
Phone: 626-628-6557

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