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Mikhail Iampolski of New York University discusses modern Russian cinema

TITLE: Russia: the Cinema of Anti-Modernity and the Backward Progress

WHO: Professor Mikhail Iampolski is a distinguished scholar of Russian and European film, literature, and culture. Among his many books are The Memory of Tiresias: Intertextuality and Film (UC Press, Berkeley, 1998), Language-Body-Chance: Cinema and the Search for Meaning (NLO, Moscow, 2004), as well as studies of Daniil Kharms and Isaac Babel. He teaches in the departments of comparative literature and Russian and Slavic Studies at New York University.

WHEN: 4:30 p.m., Wednesday, November 17

WHERE: Psychology Auditorium (Room 105)
3203 SE Woodstock Blvd., Portland
Use the east parking lot just off of SE Woodstock Blvd.

Free and open to the public

For more information, the public is asked to visit the Reed events website or call the Reed events line at 503/777-7755.

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