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Russian New Year Celebration at Russian House of Austin

Tuesday, December 31, 2013 • 10:00 PM

307 E. 5th St., Austin, TX 78701



Free Russian Language Class at The Russian House NaZdorovye

Wednesday, December 18, 2013 • 5:00 PM

307 E. 5th St., Austin, TX 78701

Free Russian Language Class at The Russian House NaZdorovye

Russian House Slavic Shake Party

Thursday, December 12, 2013 • 8:00 PM

Russian House, 307 E 5th Street

Russian House Slavic Shake Party

Czech Piano Concert: Janáček, Suk and Dvořák

Monday, December 9, 2013 • 6:00 PM

Jessen Auditorium, Homer Rainey Hall (HRH) at 21st St. & University Ave.

Czech Piano Concert: Janáček, Suk and Dvořák

Russian Cartoons Night

Sunday, December 8, 2013 • 7:00 PM

GAR 0.102


Film Retrospective: Jan Nemec, "Pearls of the Deep"

Friday, December 6, 2013 • 7:30 PM

Marchesa Hall & Theater, 6226 Middle Fiskville Road

Film Retrospective: Jan Nemec,

Film Retrospective: Jan Nemec, "A Loaf of Bread" (Sousto) and "Diamonds of the Night" (Demanty noci)

Wednesday, December 4, 2013 • 7:00 PM

Marchesa Hall & Theater, 6226 Middle Fiskville Road

Film Retrospective: Jan Nemec,

Film Retrospective: Jan Nemec, "A Loaf of Bread" (Sousto) and "Diamonds of the Night" (Demanty noci)

Monday, December 2, 2013 • 8:00 PM

Marchesa Hall & Theater, 6226 Middle Fiskville Road

Film Retrospective: Jan Nemec,


Film Retrospective: Jan Nemec, "Toyen"

Sunday, December 1, 2013 • 7:30 PM

Marchesa Hall & Theater, 6226 Middle Fiskville Road

Film Retrospective: Jan Nemec,

Holiday Concert & Fundraiser: “Notes from the Heart & Soul of Polish Music,” by Pianist Michael Schneider

Sunday, December 1, 2013 • 4:00 PM

Jessen Auditorium, Homer Rainey Hall (HRH) at 21st St. & University Ave.

Holiday Concert & Fundraiser: “Notes from the Heart & Soul of Polish Music,” by Pianist Michael Schneider

Russian Movie Night: "Stalker / Сталкер" (1979)

Sunday, November 24, 2013

GAR 0.102

Russian Movie Night:

POLKAPOCALYPSE! First Annual Polka Festival

Saturday, November 23, 2013 • 12:00 PM

Elisabet Ney Museum

POLKAPOCALYPSE! First Annual Polka Festival

Life at an US Embassy: Tales of Adventure in Kiev and Almaty

Thursday, November 21, 2013 • 3:30 PM

BUR 231

Life at an US Embassy: Tales of Adventure in Kiev and Almaty


Russian Express: Kiev-Moscow 2014 Information Session

Monday, November 18, 2013 • 3:00 PM

BUR 231

Russian Express: Kiev-Moscow 2014 Information Session

Film Retrospective: Jan Nemec, "A Report on the Party and the Guests" (O slavnosti a hostech)

Friday, November 15, 2013 • 8:30 PM

Marchesa Hall & Theater, 6226 Middle Fiskville Road

Film Retrospective: Jan Nemec,

Turkish Ottoman Lecture Series: "Lenin via Cavid: Rethinking Self-Determination"

Thursday, November 14, 2013 • 3:30 PM

Texas Union, Lone Star Room (3.208)

Turkish Ottoman Lecture Series:

Boren Fellowship and Scholarship Information Sessions

Thursday, November 14, 2013 • 2:00 PM

Wooldridge Hall (WOH) 118

Boren Fellowship and Scholarship Information Sessions

Czech Documentary Film on Jan Němec: GOLDEN SIXTIES (Zlatá Šedesátá)

Tuesday, November 12, 2013 • 6:00 PM

MEZ 1.306

Czech Documentary Film on Jan Němec: GOLDEN SIXTIES (Zlatá Šedesátá)




Workshop with playwright Maksym Kurochkin & translator John Freedman

Wednesday, November 6, 2013 • 8:00 PM

Off Shoot, 2211-A Hidalgo Street

A first reading of “Dulcey and Roxy at City Hall” - a play specially commissioned for an Austin premier


Moscow Plus 2014 Information Session

Wednesday, November 6, 2013 • 4:00 PM

CLA 1.302D

Moscow Plus 2014 Information Session

Polish Film: Mazurek (Easter Crumble)

Wednesday, November 6, 2013 • 4:00 PM

CMA Building, UT Austin, Studio 4D

Polish Film: Mazurek (Easter Crumble)

Islam without Extremes: A Muslim Case for Liberty

Monday, November 4, 2013 • 3:00 PM

CLA 1.302E

Turkish Ottoman Lecture Series, Mustafa Akyol

Islam without Extremes: A Muslim Case for Liberty


2013 Austin Polish Film Festival: Day 3

Sunday, November 3, 2013

Polish Films – On the Road Again!

2013 Austin Polish Film Festival: Day 3

2013 Austin Polish Film Festival: Day 2

Saturday, November 2, 2013

Marchesa Hall & Theater, 6226 Middle Fiskville Road

Polish Films – On the Road Again!

2013 Austin Polish Film Festival: Day 2

2013 Austin Polish Film Festival: Day 1

Friday, November 1, 2013

Marchesa Hall & Theater, 6226 Middle Fiskville Road

Polish Films – On the Road Again!

2013 Austin Polish Film Festival: Day 1

World Premiere of Polish Film "The Bloc" at the Austin Film Festival

Wednesday, October 30, 2013 • 9:45 PM

State Theatre, 713 Congress Ave.

World Premiere of Polish Film

Texas Premiere of Polish Film "Yuma" at the Austin Film Festival

Wednesday, October 30, 2013 • 7:15 PM

State Theatre

Texas Premiere of Polish Film

An Afternoon of Slavic Vampires

Wednesday, October 30, 2013 • 4:00 PM

PAI 4.42

An Afternoon of Slavic Vampires

Talk: "Sowing Seeds of Peace" by Barbara Gottschalk

Tuesday, October 29, 2013 • 7:00 PM

Robert and Pearle Ragsdale Center, Jones Auditorium, St. Edward's University

Talk:

Talk and Demonstration: "Systema: A Russian Martial Art" by Gene Smithson

Monday, October 28, 2013 • 5:00 PM

GAR 3.116

Talk and Demonstration:


Russian Music Night at Darwin's Pub

Sunday, October 27, 2013 • 6:00 PM

Darwin's Pub, 223 E. 6th St.

Russian Music Night at Darwin's Pub

Fall Circle Dance/Osennii khorovod/Осенний хоровод

Friday, October 25, 2013 • 3:00 PM

Honors Quad courtyard by Littlefield Cafe

Fall Circle Dance/Osennii khorovod/Осенний хоровод

Documentary Film: "The Cantinera" with filmmaker Ruth Villatoro

Wednesday, October 23, 2013 • 7:00 PM

Robert and Pearle Ragsdale Center, Jones Auditorium, St. Edward's University

Documentary Film:

Film: "Women's Day/Dzień Kobiet"

Tuesday, October 22, 2013 • 7:30 PM

The Marchesa (6226 Middle Fiskville Rd)

Presented by Austin Polish Film Festival and Austin Film Society

Film:

Russian Documentary Film: “Tomorrow” with director Andrey Gryazev

Monday, October 21, 2013 • 7:00 PM

MEZ B0.306

7th Annual Russian Documentary Showcase in TX

Movie poster

Russian House One-Year Anniversary

Saturday, October 19, 2013 • 5:00 PM

307 E 5th Street

Russian House One-Year Anniversary

Austin Polish Society Family Fall Picnic

Saturday, October 19, 2013 • 11:00 AM

Emma Long Metropolitan Park, 1600 City Park Rd, Austin

Austin Polish Society Family Fall Picnic

Talk: “Slavic Folklore” by Katya Cotey

Thursday, October 17, 2013 • 5:00 PM

Burdine 231

Talk: “Slavic Folklore” by Katya Cotey


Moscow Texas Connections 2014 Information Session

Monday, October 14, 2013 • 2:00 PM

BUR 231




Slavic Club Movie Night: Брат/Brother

Wednesday, October 9, 2013 • 5:00 PM

BUR 228

Slavic Club Movie Night: Брат/Brother


How to Get Money for Research and Study in Europe

Monday, October 7, 2013 • 1:30 PM

CLA 1.302E




Duo Klavitarre Concert Series: "Classical Folk"

Sunday, October 6, 2013 • 3:00 PM

First Baptist Church of Austin - 901 Trinity St

Transforming the music of the greatest composers, from Boccherini to Debussy, from Piazzolla to Chopin, into beautiful classical folk!


19th Annual "Český Večer" - A Festive Evening of Czech Culture

Saturday, October 5, 2013 • 6:30 PM

Onion Creek Country Club

19th Annual


Polish Harvest Festival

Friday, September 20, 2013

Our Lady of Czestochowa Catholic Church 1731 Blalock Road. Houston, TX 77080 USA

The (Dozynki) Polish Harvest Festival is a tradition that dates back many centuries. It is a feast that symbolizes the end of harvest for the farmers. It's a celebration of happiness, good food, folk dancing, live music, and Polish traditions.



Austin Polish Society Film Series - “Kret” / The Mole”

Sunday, September 15, 2013 • 3:30 PM

Austin Public Library at Manchaca Road Branch, 5500 Manchaca Road




Magic Circles & Epistemic Closures

Tuesday, April 23, 2013 • 2:00 PM

PAR 303



A play by Vaclav Havel: "Butterfly on the Antenna"

Saturday, April 20, 2013 • 2:00 PM

CAL 100


A play by Vaclav Havel: "Butterfly on the Antenna"

Friday, April 19, 2013 • 7:00 PM

CAL 100



Russian TV Journalists to Visit UT- Austin

Tuesday, April 16, 2013 • 3:30 PM

The University of Texas at Austin, Parlin Hall, Room 1

Broadcasters/Documentarians on Social Issues Come to US



Talk by Mikhail Shishkin:"In a Boat Scratched on the Wall: Language and Politics in Russia."

Tuesday, April 9, 2013 • 4:00 PM

Texas Governors' Room 3.116, The Texas Union

Talk by Mikhail Shishkin:

The 13th Russian Spring Fest: The Gypsies and Flying Balalaika Brothers

Saturday, April 6, 2013 • 7:00 PM

Unity Church of The Hills, 9905 Anderson Mill Rd, Austin, TX 78750


Conference: Text, Context, and Non-Text: Grimoires in Central Europe

Friday, April 5, 2013

UT Campus, SAC 2.302 on 4/5, SAC 3.116 on 4/6

Conference: Text, Context, and Non-Text: Grimoires in Central Europe


79.89.09. Slavs and Tatars

Thursday, April 4, 2013 • 7:00 PM

MEZ 1.306

A presentation that looks at two moments – the Iranian Revolution of 1979 and Poland’s Solidarność movement in the 1980s – as bookends to the two major geopolitical narratives of the 20th and 21st century, respectively – Communism and political Islam.



Kazakh Oral Art – The Treasure of a Nomadic People

Tuesday, April 2, 2013 • 12:30 PM

CAL 422



Lecture: Recovering and Preserving the Richness of Central Asian Nomadic Culture: the Challenges for Public Memory by Dr Saule Satayeva

Thursday, March 28, 2013 • 3:30 PM

CAL 100

*** The location changed! The talk will be in CAL 100 ***

Lecture: Recovering and Preserving the Richness of Central Asian Nomadic Culture: the Challenges for Public Memory by Dr Saule Satayeva

Cabinet Formation in Post-Soviet Russia: Ministers & Cronies

Monday, March 25, 2013 • 12:30 PM

BAT Seminar Room 5.102


Nauryz - Central Asian Spring Celebration

Saturday, March 23, 2013 • 2:00 PM

Courtyard between Calhoun and Rainey Halls, UT Campus

Nauryz - Central Asian Spring Celebration

Identity Politics: The New World Versus New (and Old) Europe

Friday, March 22, 2013

Texas Union: Quadrangle Room



The Stalin Film Series

Wednesday, March 20, 2013 • 7:30 PM

On the UT campus, Mezes Hall B0.306

A collection of movies depicting the lives and struggles of Russians under the rule of Joseph Stalin.

The Stalin Film Series


The Alash Ensemble: Throat Singers From the Republic of Tuva

Sunday, March 10, 2013 • 7:00 PM

FAC 21


Tuvan Throat Singing Master Class

Friday, March 8, 2013 • 3:00 PM

Parlin Hall, Room 1



The Stalin Film Series

Wednesday, March 6, 2013 • 7:30 PM

On the UT campus, Mezes Hall B0.306

A collection of movies depicting the lives and struggles of Russians under the rule of Joseph Stalin.

The Stalin Film Series

10th Annual Czech Spring Film Series Presents: Contemporary Czech Cinema

Thursday, February 28, 2013 • 7:00 PM

CAL 422


The Stalin Film Series

Wednesday, February 27, 2013 • 8:00 PM

On the UT campus, Mezes Hall B0.306

A collection of movies depicting the lives and struggles of Russians under the rule of Joseph Stalin.

The Stalin Film Series

Jewish Humor and the Yiddish Joke

Wednesday, February 27, 2013 • 4:00 PM

CLA 1.302D

A lecture by Dr. Jordan Finkin.

Jewish Humor and the Yiddish Joke


Workshop: "Arms Control and Climate Diplomacy"

Friday, February 22, 2013 • 8:00 AM

GAR 4.100


10th Annual Czech Spring Film Series Presents: Contemporary Czech Cinema

Thursday, February 21, 2013 • 5:00 PM

CAL 422


The Stalin Film Series

Wednesday, February 20, 2013 • 7:30 PM

On the UT campus, Mezes Hall B0.306

A collection of movies depicting the lives and struggles of Russians under the rule of Joseph Stalin.

The Stalin Film Series

"Between Then and Now, There and Here, Guilt and Innocence: Škvorecký’s Two Murders in my Double Life"

Tuesday, February 19, 2013 • 12:30 PM

CAL 422

Join CREEES for an informal brown bag session as faculty and grad students discuss aspects of their current research as it relates to Russia and Eastern Europe.


Russia Day 2013

Saturday, February 16, 2013 • 10:00 AM

UT campus

Russia Day 2013

The Stalin Film Series

Wednesday, February 13, 2013 • 8:00 PM

On the UT campus, Mezes Hall B0.306

A collection of movies depicting the lives and struggles of Russians under the rule of Joseph Stalin.

The Stalin Film Series

Breaking String Theater presents: The Third Annual New Russian Drama Festival

Sunday, February 10, 2013

Salvage Vanguard Theater 2803 Manor Road, Austin TX 78722

Breaking String Theater presents:  The Third Annual New Russian Drama Festival

The Stalin Film Series

Wednesday, February 6, 2013 • 8:00 PM

On the UT campus, Mezes Hall B0.306

A collection of movies depicting the lives and struggles of Russians under the rule of Joseph Stalin.

The Stalin Film Series

How to Get Money for Research, Travel & Fun in Europe

Wednesday, February 6, 2013 • 3:00 PM

Texas Union, Eastwood Room (2.102)

A Workshop offered by CES and EUCE


Moscow Plus Study Abroad 2013 Info Session

Tuesday, January 29, 2013 • 3:00 PM

CAL 422