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Russian Club at UH Manoa
Most of our meetings take place on Wednesdays, at 3:30 pm in Wiswell Room (252 Moore Hall). Please see our calendar for specific dates, times and locations. In addition to the rich educational content, we offer to our students and the UH Manoa community, we always serve tea and sweets in the best traditions of Russian hospitality. Students enrolled in UH Manoa Russian and LLEA classes are eligible for extra credit points.
*These events are held not on Wednesdays and at a different location.
Russian Club Schedule: Summer 2020
All Russian Club events take place from 3:30-5:30 PM over Zoom. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or PM us on Facebook or Instagram for the meeting password. Past meetings are recorded and can be accessed via our blog here: https://diehlja.wixsite.com/mysite.
ZOOM Meeting Information:
Meeting ID – 890 1709 0062
06/03 Tastes of Russia: Sharlotka (apple cake) cooking demo + follow along
06/10 Russian Cinema: View films curated for the Moscow International Film Festival
06/16 Poems and stories of Pushkin: discover and share your favorites
06/24 Посиделки: Red Space Race by Mikhail Mangold
07/01 Tastes of Russia: Borsch (beet soup) cooking demo + follow along
07/08 Посиделки: Oksana Fairbanks on the history and evolution of ballet in Russia
07/15 Short Story Club: Discuss A Terrible Vengeance by Nikolai Gogol
07/22 Tastes of Russia: Golubtsi (cabbage rolls) cooking demo + follow along
07/29 Russia on Canvas: Experience a tour of The Virtual Russian Museum
08/05 Arts & Crafts: Learn about Faberge (“Imperial”) Eggs & create your own!
08/12 Russian Folklore: Discover and share myths, legends, and superstitions
08/19 Tastes of Russia: Pirozhki (filled hand pies) cooking demo + follow along
Russian Club Schedule: Spring 2020
01/29 Celebrate Students’ Day (Tatyana’s Day) with games and festivities!
02/05 Film screening and discussion: The Tale of the Dead Princess and the Seven Knights
02/12 Sounds of Russia: Learn traditional and modern Russian songs from a native speaker
02/19 Russian Campfire Tales: Who can find (and tell) the scariest Russian story?
02/26 Celebrate Maslenitsa (Butter Week): Russian picnic featuring bliny!
03/04 Посиделки: Anastasia Roeren on her research on the role of documentaries in nation-building
03/11 Celebrate International Women’s Day and the women who helped shape Russia
* 03/14 Childhood as History and Story. Workshop in Russian Studies, Day 1 – Imin International Conference Center, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
*03/15 Childhood as History and Story. Workshop in Russian Studies, Day 2 – Imin International Conference Center, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
03/25 Literature Day: Anton Chekhov, playwright & master of the modern short story
04/01 Посиделки: Tasya Wilkinson on preserving Russian Orthodoxy in the U.S.
04/08 Tastes of Russia: Learn to cook Russian cuisine with a hands-on demonstration
04/15 Celebrate Russian Easter (Paskha), one of Russia’s most important holidays!
04/22 Посиделки: Nina Tatomirovic on the importance of graduating with a Russian B.A.
04/29 Kapustnik: End of semester celebration and talent show
05/06 Celebrate Victory Day, which commemorates the end of the Great Patriotic War
Russian Conversation Table
Every Friday from 3:00-4:00 pm in Moore Hall 252. While focusing on 1st and 2nd year speech practice, we welcome participation of more advanced students of Russian
Russia Outside UH
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Hawaii Symphony Orchestra
03/28 Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto – 5:30 PM, 7:30 PM
03/29 Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto – 4:00 PM