FORDHAM RUSSIAN FORUM EVENTS AT LINCOLN CENTER CAMPUS
In the spring of 2017, Prof. Ossorgin founded the Fordham Russian Forum (FRF), for which he facilitates in-person discussions between Russian experts and the exceptionally engaged students and faculty at Fordham. He collaborates with colleagues, students and the wealth of talented people in New York City who approach Russian culture creatively, insightfully and fairly. Discussions are open to Manhattanites who seek a nuanced understanding of Russian culture. Take a look at the past events and mark your calendar for the next!
FRF HOSTS NATE SCHENKKAN
TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 26TH, 2017
Our distinguished speaker is Nate Schenkkan, the Project Director for Nations in Transit at Freedom House. His talk is entitled "What is Kleptocracy and Do We Have One in America?" Freedom House Project is a fascinating organization that measures the level of democracy in Russia and the former Soviet Republics.
FRF HOSTS MAXIM POZDOROVKIN
APRIL 27TH, 2017
Come see a screening of Maxim Pozdorovkin's new short film OUR NEW PRESIDENT on Trump in Russian state and social media. The short film will be followed by an interview and q & A.
FRF HOSTS JULIA ALEKSEYEVA
MARCH 30, 2017
Julia Alekseyeva discusses her wonderful new graphic novel SOVIET DAUGHTER: A GRAPHIC REVOLUTION!
At 5 pm, Julia Alekseyeva will give a brief book talk followed by an interview with Prof. Ossorgin. The conversation will open to the public for Q & A.
Buy a copy of her work and get it signed afterwards!
FRF HOSTS SOPHIE PINKHAM
MARCH 9, 2017
The Fordham Russian Forum (FRF) is very fortunate to host Sophie Pinkham for a book talk and Q & A on her fascinating, critically acclaimed BLACK SQUARE: ADVENTURES IN POST-SOVIET UKRAINE! The event will take place in Fordham's fancy new Law School.
In preparation for the talk, you can:
Buy her book: http://amzn.to/2kq6MCk
And/or check out this great article for background: