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The Russian Revolution

This year at Davidson College we are marking the 100th anniversary of the Russian Revolution. We welcome you to explore a variety of campus-wide events we planned to commemorate the legacy of one of the most pivotal events of the twentieth century.
1917—1918
Art•Literature•Science•Theatre•History•Dance• Cinema•Journalism
The Russian Revolution 1917/ 2017

1917/ 2017

Literature•Science•Theatre•History
Art•Dance• Cinema•Journalism
The Russian Revolution 1917/ 2017
This year at Davidson College we are marking the 100th anniversary of the Russian Revolution. We welcome you to explore a variety of campus-wide events we have planned to commemorate the legacy of one of the most pivotal events of the twentieth century.
The Russian Revolution 1917/ 2017

Schedule of Events

September
September 6, 2017 7:30 p.m.
Public Lecture by Molly Brunson (Yale University), "Painting Lenin after Lenin"

Semans Auditorium, Belk Visual Art Center
September 6, 2017
El Lissitzky: Victory over the Sun
Lithographs on loan from Nancy Greystone and Jerry Pomerantz

Exhibition opens to public. On view until December 8, 2017

Spencer Lobby, Chambers
September 7, 2017 3:05 p.m.
Devyn Spence Benson, "Cuba, Malcom X, and Anti-Colonial Revolutions"

Hance Auditorium, Chambers
September 12, 2017 4:30 p.m.
Coffee + Conversation with Tyler Starr

Professor Starr will discuss propaganda posters on view in Revolution on Display. The discussion will include an explanation of printmaking techniques and a visit to the print shop

Smith Gallery, Belk Visual Art Center
September 19, 2017
Common Hour
11:05-12:05 p.m.
"Revolution & Spectacle," faculty panel
Carole Kruger, "Expo '67 and Quebec's Quiet Revolution"
Shaw Smith, "Eugène Delacroix and Liberty Leading the People" (Musée du Louvre, Paris, 1830)"
Karli Henderson "Russian Revolution and the Theatre Department's Production of The Dragon"

E. Craig Wall Jr. Academic Center, 210
September 27, 2017 7:30 p.m.
Film Screening of Good Bye, Lenin! (dir. Wolfgang Becker, 2003)
Introduction and film discussion led by Maggie McCarthy

Semans Auditorium, Belk Visual Art Center
September 28, 2017 7:00 p.m.
Public Lecture by Laurence Senelick (Tufts University), "A Dragon for All Seasons: On Evgeny Shvarts's The Dragon"

Tyler-Tallman Hall, Sloan Music Center

Learn more

The series of events and all related programming is organized with support from the Bacca Humanities Development Fund, the Dean Rusk International Studies Program, the Bank of America Lecture Series, the Van Every/Smith Galleries, the Herb Jackson and Laura Grosch Gallery Endowment, the Davidson College Friends of the Arts, the Department of Art, the Dance Department, Film and Media Studies Program, the German Studies Department, the Humanities Program, the Theatre Department, and the Russian Studies Department
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If you have any questions, please contact Amanda Ewington or Roman Utkin
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