The Russian Revolution

The Russian Revolution 1917/ 2017

1917/ 2017

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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

November 2, 2017 3:05 p.m.
Lecture by Dáša Mortensen, "China's Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution

Hance Auditorium, Chambers
November 8-12, 2017
Facing Our Truth: Ten Minute Plays on Trayvon, Race, and Privilege

By Dan O'Brien, Winter Miller, Mona Mansour and Tala Manassah, Dominique Morisseau, Marcus Gardley, A. Rey Pamatmat

Directed by Sharon Green. Tickets

The Barber Theatre
November 9, 2017 7:30 p.m.
Dance Department Performance: "Revolution" Response

Tyler-Tallman Hall, Sloan Music Center
November 8, 2017 4:30-5:30 p.m.
"Revolution & Science," faculty panel
Dave Robb, "Kuhn and Scientific Revolutions"
Karen Hales, "The Genetics Revolution vs. Lysenkoism in the Soviet Union: Science Denial Then and Now"
Raghu Ramanujan, "The Artificial Intelligence Revolution"

E. Craig Wall Academic Center, 210

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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
If you have any questions, please contact Amanda Ewington or Roman Utkin
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