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Lecture at Duke on "The Rise of Unbelief Among Educated Russians, 1780-1870"
Dr. Victoria Frede, Assistant Professor of History at East Carolina University, will speak on "The Rise of Unbelief Among Educated Russians, 1780-1870," on Friday, February 20, 2004, at 5:30 pm in the Breedlove Room. The Breedlove Room is located on the second floor of Perkins Library on the West Campus at Duke University. Refreshments will be served. If you have any questions about this speaker, please call 660-3150.

Dr. Victoria Frede joined the Department of History at 2003 in the fall of 2003. She was awarded a Ph.D. in Russian history by U.C. Berkeley in 2002 and a M.Phil. in Russian Thought in 1996. In 1993 she received her B.A. in History from Cambridge University. Last year she completes a postdoctoral fellowship at the Harriman Institute at Columbia University.

For information on the free Robertson Scholars' shuttle between UNC and Duke, see http://www.robertsonscholars.org/bus/

Conference: St. Petersburg: Three Centuries of Music, Art, Literature and Culture
A conference sponsored by the Center for Slavic, Eurasian and East European Studies at Duke University. September 19-20 at the Fuqua School of Business. For conference details visit: http://www.duke.edu/web/CSEEES/Schedule.pdf

Art Installation: September 2003, Duke University Museum of Art
Celebration of the tri-cententtial of the founding of St. Petersburg with an installation of works by Yuri Dyshlenko and Koz'ma Prutkov. There will also be several related programs on the culture of that region. Details will be available later this summer at http://www.duke.edu/duma/

Concert: Concert of Russian Music in Celebration of St. Petersburg Tricentennial
September 19, 2003, 8 pm, Baldwin Auditorium, West Campus, Duke University
The Choral Society of Durham, conducted by Rodney Wynkoop, will perform music by Rachmaninoff, with soloist Elizabeth Linnartz, soprano. Russian pianist Vladimi Viardo will be a featured soloist, along with musicians from the St. Petersburg Mussorsgsky Theatre of Opera and Ballet. Tickets: $15 General Admission; $8 Students/Sr. Citizens. Call the box office at 684-4444 or
http://tickets.duke.edu

Moscow Festival Ballet: Cinderella, Friday, March 26, 2004, 8 pm, Wright Auditorium
S. Rudolph Alexander Performing Arts Series, East Carolina University

Stars from the Bolshoi and Kirov Ballets, along with leading dancers from across Russia, will perform Prokofiev's timeless ballet of an ill-treated young woman whose life is transformed by magic, midnight, and a prince's love.