Please join us for a celebration of the 50th anniversary of the UW Slavic Department!
Renowned author and award winning historian Douglas Smith will be giving a lecture entitled "In Search of the Real Rasputin". Please join us for a fascinating look at one of the most interesting and controversial figures in Russian history. We will also hear from a notable department alumna and current students. The lecture will be followed by a reception in the Walker-Ames room.
This event is free but please R.S.V.P. by May 4th at http://events.uw.edu/UWSlavic50years
Douglas Smith is an award-winning historian and translator and the author of Former People, Rasputin, and other books on Russia. Before becoming a historian, he worked for the U. S. State Department in the Soviet Union and as a Russian affairs analyst for Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty in Munich. He lives in Seattle with his wife and two children.