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Russian Talks with Alina

Friday, April 8, 2011
12:00 AM
Reading Room, 3029 MLB

Russian Conversation Meetings--informal and fun!

1/21-First Day-New Years/Christmas traditions in Russia and the former USSR
1/28-Superstition in Russia
2/4-Overview of Russia’s best authors (Pushkin, Tolstoy-what makes them so special)
2/11- Movie Brat
2/18-US-Russia relations
2/25-3/4-NO MEETINGS: Vacation
3/11-The end of socialism and what that means
3/18-Yeltsin and Putin
3/25-Russia as a petro-state
4/1-Minority issues (gays, Jews, immigrants)
4/8-Soccer-World Cup in 2018 (what this could mean for Russia-good and bad)
4/15- Russian fashion
4/22-4/28-NO MEETINGS: Exams