News & Events

Concert: Lexington Philharmonic performs Rachmaninov's 3rd

Friday, May 10, 2013 - 7:30pm

Join the Lexington Philharmonic as they feature Chu Fang Huang playing Rachmaninov's "Piano Concerto No. 3."

Free Russian Class, Part II

Thursday, April 25, 2013 - 8:00pm

Join us for the final class of the semester!

Lecture: "Remembering the Soviet-Afghan War: How a Blockbuster Film, Online Chat Rooms, Video Games, and Russian Veterans have Reshaped the Meanings of Russia’s Vietnam"

Thursday, April 25, 2013 - 6:00pm

Stephen Norris is Professor of History and faculty affiliate with the Havighurst Center for Russian and Post-Soviet Studies at Miami University. He is the author of two books on Russian cultural history: A War of Images: Russian Popular Prints, Wartime Culture, and National Identity, 1812-1945 (Northern Illinois UP, 2006) and Blockbuster History in the New Russia: Movies, Memory, and Patriotism (Indiana UP, 2012). He has also co-edited three books, most recently Russia's People of Empire: Life Stories from Eurasia, 1500 to the Present (Indiana 2012).

Russian Tea Русский чай

Wednesday, April 24, 2013 - 4:00pm

Join the UK Russian Club as we celebrate "Russian Week" with the last Russian Tea of the semester. As always there will be sweet & savory Russian treats, lots of tea and plenty of good conversation. End the semester and the year on a sweet note. Милости просим!

Tetris Tournament

Wednesday, April 24, 2013 - 3:00pm

All Enrolled UK Students are eligible to play for prizes in the Spring Tetris Tournament

Shortly following the documentary screening, The College of Arts & Sciences will be holding a follow up to last Fall’s Tetris Tournament. Come defend your high score,or perhaps become UK’s newly reigning Tetris champion? Prizes will be awarded for the top three contenders. Refreshments will be provided to all participants. This competition is only open to currently enrolled UK students.

Tetris - From Russia With Love - Documentary Film

Wednesday, April 24, 2013 - 1:30pm

This is the story behind the fiendishly addictive game, a tale of high stakes, intimidation and legal feuds set against the backdrop of Cold War tensions between East and West.

Film: "9th Company"

Tuesday, April 23, 2013 - 6:00pm

Free Polish Class

Tuesday, April 23, 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

Russian & Ukrainian Songs--A Recital

Tuesday, April 23, 2013 - 12:00pm

Join us for a concert of Russian & Ukrainian romances--poetry set to music by famous Russian & Ukrainian composers. Free & open to the public. This is a lovely way to spend your lunch break!

The Poetry of Alexandra Petrova: Lecture & Student Poetry Recital

Monday, April 22, 2013 - 7:00pm

Join Prof. Tatiana Filosofova as she introduces us to the poetry of Alexandra Petrova. Her lecture will be followed by a poetry recital featuring students from UK Russian classes.