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Monday, January 1, 2018

The Russian Revolution Centenary: 1917-2017: Politics, Propaganda and People's Art

Exhibit - Multimedia | September 11, 2017 – January 8, 2018 every day |  Moffitt Undergraduate Library


Library


This exhibition is dedicated to the centenary of the Russian Revolution that took place in October of 1917. The exhibition will take place in the Moffitt Library, and it will highlight several print-items from the revolutionary times.


Access to the Moffitt Undergraduate Library is restricted and you'll need the UC Berkeley/ Cal Card for entry.

Tuesday, January 2, 2018

The Russian Revolution Centenary: 1917-2017: Politics, Propaganda and People's Art

Exhibit - Multimedia | September 11, 2017 – January 8, 2018 every day |  Moffitt Undergraduate Library


Library


This exhibition is dedicated to the centenary of the Russian Revolution that took place in October of 1917. The exhibition will take place in the Moffitt Library, and it will highlight several print-items from the revolutionary times.


Access to the Moffitt Undergraduate Library is restricted and you'll need the UC Berkeley/ Cal Card for entry.

Wednesday, January 3, 2018

The Russian Revolution Centenary: 1917-2017: Politics, Propaganda and People's Art

Exhibit - Multimedia | September 11, 2017 – January 8, 2018 every day |  Moffitt Undergraduate Library


Library


This exhibition is dedicated to the centenary of the Russian Revolution that took place in October of 1917. The exhibition will take place in the Moffitt Library, and it will highlight several print-items from the revolutionary times.


Access to the Moffitt Undergraduate Library is restricted and you'll need the UC Berkeley/ Cal Card for entry.

Thursday, January 4, 2018

The Russian Revolution Centenary: 1917-2017: Politics, Propaganda and People's Art

Exhibit - Multimedia | September 11, 2017 – January 8, 2018 every day |  Moffitt Undergraduate Library


Library


This exhibition is dedicated to the centenary of the Russian Revolution that took place in October of 1917. The exhibition will take place in the Moffitt Library, and it will highlight several print-items from the revolutionary times.


Access to the Moffitt Undergraduate Library is restricted and you'll need the UC Berkeley/ Cal Card for entry.

Friday, January 5, 2018

Russian Choral Concert: Prokofiev and Rachmanioff: Berkeley Community Chorus and Orchestra:

Performing Arts - Music | January 5 | 8 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall


Berkeley Community Chorus and Orchestra


Prokofiev, Alexander Nevsky and selections from Rachmaninoff, All Night Vigil

Ming Luke, music director,
Emil Skilling, mezzo-soprano



The Russian Revolution Centenary: 1917-2017: Politics, Propaganda and People's Art

Exhibit - Multimedia | September 11, 2017 – January 8, 2018 every day |  Moffitt Undergraduate Library


Library


This exhibition is dedicated to the centenary of the Russian Revolution that took place in October of 1917. The exhibition will take place in the Moffitt Library, and it will highlight several print-items from the revolutionary times.


Access to the Moffitt Undergraduate Library is restricted and you'll need the UC Berkeley/ Cal Card for entry.

Saturday, January 6, 2018

Russian Choral Concert: Prokofiev and Rachmanioff: Berkeley Community Chorus and Orchestra:

Performing Arts - Music | January 6 | 3 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall


Berkeley Community Chorus and Orchestra


Prokofiev, Alexander Nevsky and selections from Rachmaninoff, All Night Vigil

Ming Luke, music director,
Emil Skilling, mezzo-soprano



The Russian Revolution Centenary: 1917-2017: Politics, Propaganda and People's Art

Exhibit - Multimedia | September 11, 2017 – January 8, 2018 every day |  Moffitt Undergraduate Library


Library


This exhibition is dedicated to the centenary of the Russian Revolution that took place in October of 1917. The exhibition will take place in the Moffitt Library, and it will highlight several print-items from the revolutionary times.


Access to the Moffitt Undergraduate Library is restricted and you'll need the UC Berkeley/ Cal Card for entry.

Sunday, January 7, 2018

Russian Choral Concert: Prokofiev and Rachmanioff: Berkeley Community Chorus and Orchestra:

Performing Arts - Music | January 7 | 3 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall


Berkeley Community Chorus and Orchestra


Prokofiev, Alexander Nevsky and selections from Rachmaninoff, All Night Vigil

Ming Luke, music director,
Emil Skilling, mezzo-soprano



The Russian Revolution Centenary: 1917-2017: Politics, Propaganda and People's Art

Exhibit - Multimedia | September 11, 2017 – January 8, 2018 every day |  Moffitt Undergraduate Library


Library


This exhibition is dedicated to the centenary of the Russian Revolution that took place in October of 1917. The exhibition will take place in the Moffitt Library, and it will highlight several print-items from the revolutionary times.


Access to the Moffitt Undergraduate Library is restricted and you'll need the UC Berkeley/ Cal Card for entry.

Monday, January 8, 2018

The Russian Revolution Centenary: 1917-2017: Politics, Propaganda and People's Art

Exhibit - Multimedia | September 11, 2017 – January 8, 2018 every day |  Moffitt Undergraduate Library


Library


This exhibition is dedicated to the centenary of the Russian Revolution that took place in October of 1917. The exhibition will take place in the Moffitt Library, and it will highlight several print-items from the revolutionary times.


Access to the Moffitt Undergraduate Library is restricted and you'll need the UC Berkeley/ Cal Card for entry.

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

A Life for a Life

Film - Feature | January 17 | 3:10 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive


Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive


A great yet little-known talent of silent cinema, the theater director and photographer-turned-filmmaker Evgenii Bauer was much in demand for his opulent set designs and subtly lit compositions. Praised as “an artistic treasure” during its release, and starring the incomparable Russian diva Vera Kholodnaya, A Life for a Life follows a wealthy matriarch, her two daughters (one adopted), a...   More >

Thursday, January 18, 2018

From Communism to Authoritarianism via Democracy. The Puzzle of Political Transformations in East Central Europe

Lecture | January 18 | 4-5:30 p.m. | 223 Moses Hall


Grzegorz Ekiert, Laurence A. Tisch Professor of Government, Harvard University

Institute of Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies (ISEEES), Institute of International Studies


During the first two decades after 1989, countries of East Central Europe experienced a swift and successful democratization process and a relatively painless transition to a market economy. Consolidation of liberal democracy and working market economy opened the door to their accession to the NATO and the European Union. By 2004, it seemed that these countries became “normal” European...   More >

Wednesday, January 24, 2018

The Extraordinary Adventures of Mr. West in the Land of the Bolsheviks

Film - Feature | January 24 | 3:10 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive


Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive


This satiric comedy, which ridicules the absurd conceptions of Soviet Russia held by Americans, involves a visit to the USSR by a fearful American and his cowboy bodyguard, who are promptly abducted by hooligans. Directed by Lev Kuleshov, a film theorist and organizer of the pioneering Cine-Lab collective where Sergei Eisenstein (among others) studied filmmaking, the frenetic Mr. West stands in...   More >

Friday, January 26, 2018

History Graduate Association Research Symposium

Conference/Symposium | January 26 | 1-5 p.m. | 3335 Dwinelle Hall


Sara Friedman; John Handel; Pawel Koscielny; Christopher Lawson; Helen Miney; Derek K. O'Leary; Lois Rosson; Mustafa Yildiz

Department of History, History Graduate Association (HGA)


At this inaugural symposium, history graduate students will deliver 15-20 minute presentations on aspects of their current research, spanning several geographical and chronological fields. A brief Q&A session will follow each presentation.


All Audiences

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Strike

Film - Feature | January 31 | 3:10 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive


Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive


Telling of a factory workers’ strike in czarist Russia in 1912 and its brutal suppression, Strike, in its brilliant mixture of agitprop techniques and comic-grotesque stylization, reveals the influence of the explosively rich Soviet theater in which Eisenstein was involved. In surprise associations—intercutting shots of the secret police with animals, or a massacre with an abattoir—Eisenstein is...   More >