Talks

Events

2018

Title Date Time Location
Slavic Graduate Colloquium: "Carpatho-Rusyns: The People 'From Nowhere'"
Patricia Krafcik
May 18 2:30pm Padelford A216
I Alone Can FIx It: Tales from the New Dystopia
Gary Shteyngart
May 9 7:00pm Kane Hall 120
Failure is an Option: Immigration, Memory, and the Russian Jewish Experience with Gary Shteyngart
Gary Shteyngart
May 7 7:00pm Kane Hall 120
Slavic Graduate Colloquium: "The Enemy Within: Witchcraft Beliefs in Western Slovakia"
Dr. Tatiana Bužeková
May 4 2:30pm Padelford A216
Slavic Graduate Colloquium: "Censorship and Translation: American Prose in Soviet Ukraine in the 1960-1980s"
Oksana Zubchenko
Apr 13 2:30pm Padelford A216
Civil Society vs. War and Politics in Ukraine
Yurly Didula, Maryana Kashchak & Soflya Kovach
Mar 9 1:00pm UW School of Law Room 118
Botanical Gardens and Environmental Education:An Exchange between the Pacific Northwest and Eastern Russia Feb 23 7:00pm Bellevue Botanical Garden
 Prof Kat Dziwirek to give a talk at Linguistics Colloquium
Katarzyna Dziwirek
Feb 16 3:30pm Paccar 291
Slovene Culture Day 2018 (Prešeren Day) Feb 11 2:00pm Communications Building Room 206
Graduate Colloquium "Workshop for Foreign Language and Culture Instructors:  Film in Teaching Language and Culture" Feb 9 2:30pm Padelford A216
Reading and book launch of a new translation of David Bergelson's "Judgment"
Sasha Senderovich
Jan 8 7:00pm Elliott Bay Book Company

2017

Title Date Time Location
"All That I Love / Wszystko co kocham"
Justyna Budzik
Nov 17 7:00pm Seattle Polish Cultural Center
100 Years of Estonian Film (in English)
Dr Eva Näripea (Academy of Arts, Tallinn)
Nov 15 7:00pm
Security Challenges and Opportunities for NATO, Romania and the US in Eastern Europe
The Romanian Ambassador to the US, George Maior
Nov 9 6:00pm HUB 332
Advanced Russian Table Jun 6 12:30pm Padelford A216
Russian Table May 31 1:30pm Padelford A216
Advanced Russian Table May 30 12:30pm Padelford A216
Russian Table May 24 1:30pm Padelford A216
Advanced Russian Table May 23 12:30pm Padelford A216
Literature as a Translational Process: Translation and the Formation of Modern Literatures
Heekyoung Cho
May 19 2:30pm
The Art of Losing: Polish Poetry and Translation
Clare Cavanagh
May 18 7:00pm CMU 120
Russian Table May 17 1:30pm Padelford A216
Advanced Russian Table May 16 12:30pm Padelford A216
Russian Table May 10 1:30pm Padelford A216
Advanced Russian Table May 9 12:30pm Padelford A216
Russian Table May 3 1:30pm Padelford A216
Advanced Russian Table May 2 12:30pm Padelford A216
Russian Table Apr 26 1:30pm Padelford A216
Advanced Russian Table Apr 25 12:30pm Padelford A216
The Teachers Have Spoken: Bosnian, Croatian, Montenegrin, and Serbian in U.S. College Classrooms
Bojan Belić
Apr 21 2:30pm Padelford A216
Russian Table Apr 19 1:30pm Padelford A216
Advanced Russian Table Apr 18 12:30pm Padelford A216
Russian Table Apr 12 1:30pm Padelford A216
Advanced Russian Table Apr 11 12:30pm Padelford A216
Russian Table Apr 5 1:30pm Padelford A216
Advanced Russian Table Apr 4 12:30pm Padelford A216
Russian Table Mar 29 1:30pm Padelford A216
Advanced Russian Table Mar 28 12:30pm Padelford A216
Russian Table Mar 27 1:30pm Padelford A216
Other Russias
Victoria Lomasko
Mar 10 3:30pm Communications Building Room 202
Archipenko in the Crosshairs of the European Avant-Garde
Merek Wieczorek
Mar 2 7:00pm Frye Museum
Disability Studies Program Brown Bag Seminar 
Jose Alaniz
Feb 17 12:00pm Mary Gates Hall 024
They Risked Their Lives:  Poles who saved Jews during the Holocaust
Mariusz Brymora
Feb 15 6:30pm to 8:30pm Communications 120
US-Russia Relations in the Era of Donald Trump
Andrei Kozyrev
Jan 30 2:00pm Suzallo Library: Smith Room 324

2016

Title Date Time Location
Stereotyping in tourism discourse
Professor Vesna Mikolič
Dec 8 3:30pm Padelford A-216
Roundtable Discussion on the New Romanian Cinema
Monica Filimon
Nov 17 6:00pm Thomson Hall 317
From Newsreel to Posttramatic films - Classic Documentary Filmas about Auschwitz-Birkenau
Tomasz Lysak
Nov 15 7:00pm Thomson Hall 101
Trump, Putin, and Russia:  What's that all about
Carol J. Williams
Nov 1 6:30pm Thomson Hall 101
Slovene Literary Culture in Picture Books
Prof. Milena Mileva Blazic
Oct 21 12:30pm A216 Padelford Hall
A Celebration of Newcomers, with Michael Biggins & Gabriel Sanders
Michael Biggins
Jul 21 7:00pm Community Bookstore
Michael Biggins discussion of his most recent translation, Lojze Kovacic's Newcomers
Michael Biggins
Jul 20 1:00pm Pickford Theater (3rd floor, James Madison Building), U.S. Library of Congress
Heavy as Potatoes
Maryna Ajaja
Feb 26 2:30pm A216 Padelford
Surrealism: The Romanian Case of Gellu Naum
Sasha Vlad
Feb 24 6:30pm Paul Allen Auditorim, Suzzallo/Allen Library
Q&A about Russia today
Jill Dougherty
Jan 25 4:00pm A216 Padelford
Unexpected alternations in some Russian hard (labial) open full-stems
Nathan Marks
Jan 8 2:30pm A216 Padelford

2015

Title Date Time Location
Creating a Slovene Literary Biography in English: Vladimir Bartol
Dr. Michael Biggins
Nov 6 2:30pm A216 Padelford
Brides and Bridles: The Female Batyr and Her Horse in Central Asian Wonder Tales
Veronica Muskheli
Oct 9 2:30pm Allen Auditorium (Allen Library, Ground Floor)
The English Usurper: Nabokov's Self-Translation as the Definitive Text
Alison Knight
Apr 3 2:30pm Allen Auditorium, Suzzallo Library
Slavic Graduate Student Colloquium
Richard Boyechko
Mar 6 2:30pm Allen Auditorium, Suzzallo Library
Bulgarian Music and Dance Lecture Series:  Carnival Practices
Dr. Daniela Ivanova-Nyberg
Feb 26 5:30pm Simpson Center for the Humanities
Japan's Rescue of Polish Children from Sibera from 1920 to 1923
Marta Golubiec
Feb 7 4:00pm Polish Cultural Center
From Roman Amphitheaters to Golden Chainsaws: Ex-Yu Films and Festivals
Courtney Sheehan
Feb 6 2:30pm Allen Auditorium, Suzzallo Library

2014

Title Date Time Location
Slide lecture by visiting Slovene glass artist
Professor Tanja Pak
Oct 20 6:00pm Ceramic and Metal Arts Building on UW Seattle campus
Ukraine's EuroMaidan: Stories of Life in the Revolutionary Mode
Jennifer J. Carroll
Apr 8 6:00pm Miller 301
Embracing My Inner Shtetl
Professor Galya Diment, Thomas L. & Margo G. Wyckoff Endowed Faculty Fellow
Feb 7 2:30pm M261 Smith Hall
Literature as Opera: Prokofiev’s War and Peace
Andrea McDowell
Jan 21 7:00pm Seattle University, Wyckoff Auditorium

2013

Title Date Time Location
Words in the Wilderness: Biblical Echoes in Babel's "Konarmiya"
Cyrus Rodgers
Nov 15 2:30pm Slavic Conference Room
Embracing My Inner Shtetl
Professor Galya Diment
Nov 7 7:00pm UW Tower Auditorium

This archive contains events prior to October 2018. For more recent events, please see our new Event Calendar.