Pavel Arseniev (b. 1986) is a Russian artist, poet and theoretician. He is also known for editing and galvanizing intellectual forces around the St. Petersburg-based journal of poetics and theory, Translit – an activity for which he received an Andrei Bely prize, Russia’s most prestigious literary award – and for inventing the slogan that became a rallying cry of the 2012 anti-Putin protests. His poems have been translated into English...
Language Center Lobby (in basement of Science Center)
The world renown filmmaker and book illustrator Jiri Trnka, the master of stop motion animation, brought to the screen works from Kosmas, Shakespeare, Chekhov, Hašek, and others. From tragedy to comedy, Trnka made adults appreciate puppets like nobody else. Discussion with Irena Kovarova will be complemented by examples from Trnka's films.
The event takes place on the occasion of the Massachusetts premiere screenings of the touring Jiri Trnka retrospective, Harvard Film Archive (Nov 24-Dec 7).
Barker Center (12 Quincy Street), 3rd floor outside the Slavic Department
Come by the Barker Center on the 3rd floor and meet our faculty, staff, and other students. We will have an array of Russian and Georgian food to snack on. All are welcome to attend! Bring some friends and any questions you have about taking a course or concentrating in Slavic.