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Russian Studies majors Phil Shutt (left) and Gulzhan Elkin (right) with Prof. Elena Murenina (center) at the Foreign Language Department graduation ceremony.
Dr. Beth Holmgren, Professor and Chair, Dept. of Slavic Languages and Literatures UNC-Chapel Hill will speak on "Berlin, Hollywood, Moscow: Reviewing Alexandrov's Circus" Monday, April 10 at 3:30 p.m. in Bate 2011. The lecture is hosted by the Russian Studies Program, the ECU Honors Program and the Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures. A reception will follow. You are welcome to the earlier screening of Circus, one of the most famous and popular Soviet musical comedies (Mosfilm, USSR, 1936; directed by G. Alexandrov, music by M. Dunaevsky, starring L. Orlova), Wednesday, April 5 at 7:00 p.m. in Bate 2011 (English subtitles).
Katie Hill received a Phi Kappa Phi Award of Excellence for 2004-2005. These awards of $2000 are made to outstanding undergraduates from chapters around the country and may be used to fund the first year of postgraduate study. Katie graduated from East Carolina University with honors in the spring of 2004 with a double major in English and Russian Studies and a perfect 4.0 GPA.
View the homepage of the recent Guggenheim "Russia" Exhibition featuring more than 250 artworks, many of which have rarely or never traveled abroad. Included are some of the greatest masterpieces of Russian art from the 13th century to the present, as well as a selection of Western European paintings and sculptures from the imperial art collections assembled by Peter the Great, Catherine the Great, and Nicholas I in the 18th and 19th centuries, and later in the early 20th century by the Moscow merchants Sergei Shchukin and Ivan Morozov. The exhibition just ended, January 11, 2006.