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The SPREES Center invites you to an informal chat with Dr. Erik Scott from the University of Kansas on Soviet defectors and history.  Please join us on Friday, Oct. 28, at noon in the SPREES Center across from the Gillespie …

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Stetson’s Program in Russian, East European and Eurasian Studies presents a lecture given by Dr. Erik Scott, University of Kansas, on his recent book, Familiar Strangers: The Georgian Diaspora and the Evolution of Soviet Empire, among other topics.  The lecture will be …

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The awarded student is recognized for his/her outstanding role as a public advocate of social justice, promoting the advancement of social political, identity, sexual, educational, legal, economic and other human rights. The recipient of the Social Justice Advocacy Award will be …

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“The Modernity of Anna Karenina,”  a lecture by noted translator and scholar Rosamund Bartlett of Oxford, England, will be held  Thursday, March 19, at 7 p.m. in Elizabeth Hall 315. Cultural credit is available.

Come and learn from healthy living expert, Dr. LindaJoy “LJ” Rose, author of “Raw Fusion Living: Recipes for Healthy Eating, Natural Weight Loss and Anti-Aging.” This fun, practical, and delicious philosophy blends the incredible health benefits of raw foods with …

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The SPREES (Stetson’s Program in Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies) Center invites you to a lecture to be given by Dr. Marlene Laruelle, Professor at the Institute for European, Russian and Eurasian Studies at George Washington University, on Friday, …

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A discussion on cultural pluralism and multiculturalism with Stephen Whitfield, 2014 Altman Lecturer in Jewish Studies and Richter Chair in American Civilization at Brandeis University will be held on Monday, Nov. 3, at 3:30 p.m. in Allen Hall 201. Cultural …

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Come join the SPREES  Center in a movie viewing of a World War II film depicting the ten days leading up to Hitler’s suicide and the Red Army’s entry into Berlin. Showing will be on Thursday, Oct. 30 at 6:00 …

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The SPREES (Stetson’s Program in Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies) Center invites you to a lecture to be given by Dr. Marlene Laruelle, Professor at the Institute for European, Russian and Eurasian Studies at George Washington University on Friday, …

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Explore SPREESia… Study abroad in places like Moldova, Ukraine, Russia & Kyrgyzstan. Current and former SPREES students share their stories of adventure and learning… Oct. 16  6-7 p.m. Sampson Hall Language Commons. Cultural Credit served…

Join us for an intimate, post-lecture chat with Dr. Thomas Doherty, professor and chair of American Studies and professor of Film Studies at Brandeis University, on Friday, April 11, at 11 a.m., back porch of the Environmental Learning Center next …

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Come join us for the viewing of “12 Years a Slave”- winner of three Academy Awards, including Best Motion Picture of the Year, Best Performance of an Actress in a Supporting Role (Lupita Nyong’o), and Best Writing, Adapted Screenplay, on Wednesday, …

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Come join us on Tuesday, April 8 at 7 p.m. in the Hollis Center lounge for Honors student Natalie Applebaum’s  Honors Project on blood typing and donations.  This is an informational event with cultural credit.  Mr. Daniel Brandt, OneBlood’s Donor …

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Please join the Russian Studies Department faculty and students for a flash forum on What’s Happening in Ukraine. We will hold the flash forum on Tuesday, March 18, at 4 p.m. in Sampson Hall room 129.  Cultural credit will be available!

Please join the Russian Studies Department for some lively discussion and viewing of the Winter Olympics Opening Ceremony!!  This will be an opportunity to watch these opening ceremonies with the Russian Studies Faculty and enjoy some light snacks and refreshments.  Cultural credit will …

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The Russian Studies Program will host a mini symposium with two guest speakers, Dr. Robert Orttung and Dr. Jenifer Parks along with the Russian Studies Faculty in preparation for the upcoming Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia.  Discussion will be held …

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The Russian Studies  faculty and expert guests will bring us up-to-date on the latest situation in Ukraine. Come join us on Thursday, Jan. 16, at 4 p.m. in the Sampson Hall Language Lab. Cultural credit will be available.