News & Events

Lecture: "The Great War in Russian Memory"

Date: 
Tuesday, April 2, 2013 -
6:00pm to 8:00pm

Karen Petrone is Professor of History and Chair of the History Department at the University of Kentucky, and a specialist in Russian and Soviet Cultural and Gender History. She is author of Life Has Become More Joyous, Comrades: Celebrations in the Time of Stalin (2000) and The Great War in Russian Memory (2011), a Choice Outstanding Academic Title for 2012. She is editor (with Valerie Kivelson, Michael S. Flier, and Nancy Shields Kollmann) of The New Muscovite Cultural History: A Collection in Honor of Daniel B.

Free Polish Class

Date: 
Tuesday, April 2, 2013 - 5:00pm

FREE, not-for-credit Polish classes will be held weekly for an hour beginning on January 29, 2013 (Tuesdays, 5-6pm, 204 Whitehall Classroom Building). Materials will be provided. No prior knowledge of Polish necessary. It’s not limited to UK students; everybody is welcome.

For more information, please email freepolishclasses@gmail.com

Free Russian Class, Part II

Date: 
Thursday, March 28, 2013 - 8:00pm

Join the Russian Club as they present free Russian classes! Check us out on Facebook--UK Russian Club & Free Russian Classes

Русский разговор

Date: 
Wednesday, March 27, 2013 - 5:00pm

Come chat in Russian. Speakers of all levels and abilities are welcome. You do not have to be a UK student attend. This is a chance to practice your spoken Russian. Давайте поговорим по-русски!

Roundtable: Central Asian Education

Date: 
Wednesday, March 27, 2013 - 4:00am

The panelists will discuss issues of education in their countries since the break up of the USSR.

Free Polish Class

Date: 
Tuesday, March 26, 2013 - 5:00pm

FREE, not-for-credit Polish classes will be held weekly for an hour beginning on January 29, 2013 (Tuesdays, 5-6pm, 204 Whitehall Classroom Building). Materials will be provided. No prior knowledge of Polish necessary. It’s not limited to UK students; everybody is welcome.

For more information, please email freepolishclasses@gmail.com

Lecture: "Interrelating Shamans, Politics, Ecology and Spirituality in Siberia”

Date: 
Friday, March 22, 2013 - 2:00pm

Siberian indigenous peoples' intertwined striving for self-determination and spiritual vitality has been an impressive trend in the past twenty years, but their efforts are threatened by political, social and ecological change. This talk, based on long-term fieldwork in the Sakha Republic (Yakutia) and beyond, probes the implications of indigenous peoples’ concerns. Focus is on the Sakha (Yakut), who are the farthest North of the Turkic language speakers and the majority indigenous group of their multiethnic republic in the Far East of the Russian Federation.

Free Russian Class, Part II

Date: 
Thursday, March 21, 2013 - 8:00pm

Learn some Russian! Join the Russian Club for its free classes to introduce you to the wonderful world of the Russian language. And check out the Russian Club page on Facebook.

Film Showing - "Arsenal"

Date: 
Thursday, March 21, 2013 - 6:00pm

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