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Monday, October 8, 2012

RUSSIAN LECTURE: PROF MCKENNA PRESENTS

Time: 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Description: "NO MAN CAN BE A PROPHET IN HIS OWN COUNTRY: THE LEGACY OF ALEKSANDR SOLZHENITYSN". B-132

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Tuesday, October 9, 2012

GLOBAL VILLAGE CANADIAN THANKSGIVING:

Time: 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Location: L/L FIREPLACE LOUNGE
Description: Join Global Village members, students, and faculty for a dinner to celebrate Canadian Thanksgiving! Registration is required. RSVP for free ticket by signing up at the L/L Director's Office! Space is limited to 70 students/staff/faculty.

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Wednesday, October 10, 2012

TAVOLA ITALIANA

Time: 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Description: TAVOLA ITALIANA: Join in for informal Italian conversation hour! Meet at the tables between the Marche and Alice's Cafe. 4:45 p.m. - 5:45 p.m.. For more information contact: ppucci@uvm.edu

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WEDNESDAY NIGHT GATHERING: Canada House Presents

Time: 8:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Description: WEDNESDAY NIGHT GATHERING: Join the Canada House for an autumn celebration in the L/L Fireplace Lounge.

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Monday, October 15, 2012

RUSSIAN CONVERSATION HOUR

Time: 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Description: First and Second Year students will practice conversing with Prof. McKenna, in B-132.

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Tuesday, October 16, 2012

COMMON HOUR SERIES: Who's Eating What? Analysis of ChittendenCo.

Time: 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Location: L/L COMMONS ROOM 216
Description: COMMON HOUR SERIES: Dr. Teresa Mares, Assistant Professor of Anthropology will discuss her current research on household food security with research assistant Tyler Wilkinson-Ray. Dr. Mares and her research team are currently examining the multiple ways that Chittenden County residents access food for their households, and will share some of their preliminary findings from interviews they are conducting in the area. 5:30 p.m., L/L Commons Room 216.

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Wednesday, October 17, 2012

TAVOLA ITALIANA

Time: 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Description: TAVOLA ITALIANA: Join in for informal Italian conversation hour! Meet at the tables between the Marche and Alice's Cafe. 4:45 p.m. - 5:45 p.m.. For more information contact: ppucci@uvm.edu

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WEDNESDAY NIGHT GATHERING: Portuguese House Hosts!

Time: 8:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Description: WEDNESDAY NIGHT GATHERING: Join the Portuguese House in the L/L Fireplace Lounge.

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Friday, October 19, 2012

LANE SERIES: Jason Vieaux & Julien Labro

Time: 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Description: Visit the Director's Office to pick up your free ticket to the Lane Series' performance by Jason Veaux and Julien Labro. One of the “…stars of the guitar world” (New York Times), Jason Vieaux is a musician noted for virtuosic and stirring performances, imaginative programming, and uncommon communicative gifts. He has performed before on the Lane Series to great acclaim and audience delight. On this tour, he is joined by the great French bandoneon player Julien Labro, who has established himself as one of the foremost players in the classical and jazz worlds. This will be an extraordinary concert exploring the works of the beloved Argentine composer Astor Piazzolla, featuring two dazzlingly charismatic and gifted musicians.

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Monday, October 22, 2012

INFO SESSION: Study Abroad in Russia

Time: 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Description: Learn about opportunities to study abroad in Russia and Russian speaking countries! Presentation on Study-Abroad semesters at Russian Universities by current UVM student, Geoff Wilson, who recently returned from St. Petersburg University. L/L Room 216.

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Wednesday, October 24, 2012

TAVOLA ITALIANA

Time: 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Description: TAVOLA ITALIANA: Join in for informal Italian conversation hour! Meet at the tables between the Marche and Alice's Cafe. 4:45 p.m. - 5:45 p.m.. For more information contact: ppucci@uvm.edu

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WEDNESDAY NIGHT GATHERING: African Cultural Traditions' Zumba!

Time: 8:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Description: WEDNESDAY NIGHT GATHERING: ZUMBA! with Jessica Snook and the African Cultural Traditions House in the L/L Fireplace Lounge.

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Friday, October 26, 2012

LANE SERIES: Kevin Kenner

Time: 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Location: UVM Recital Hall
Description: Pick up your free ticket from the Global Village in the Director's Office! Space is limited!
At the age of 17, pianist Kevin Kenner was awarded a special prize from the jury of the International Chopin Piano Competition for his promising talent. Ten years later, he returned to Warsaw to win the top prize, the People’s Prize, and the Polonaise Prize. Since then, he has won critical and audience acclaim throughout the world and is known as one of the great interpreters of Chopin, “fulfilling a criterion which one only knows from great Chopinists such as Rubinstein, Benedetti-Michelangeli and Dinu Lipatti.” (Schwaebishe Zeitung, Germany) For us, he will perform works by Debussy, Liszt, Ravel, Janaçek, Rorem, and of course, Chopin (24 Preludes). He has won critical and audience acclaim throughout the world and is known as one of the great interpreters of Chopin, “fulfilling a criterion which one only knows from great Chopinists such as Rubinstein, Benedetti-Michelangeli and Dinu Lipatti.” (Schwaebishe Zeitung, Germany) For us, he will perform works by Debussy, Liszt, Ravel, Janaçek, Rorem, and of course, Chopin (24 Preludes).

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Monday, October 29, 2012

INFO SESSION: Learn about the Russian Major

Time: 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.
Description: Open Information Meeting for Russian majors and students considering a Russian major. L/L Fireplace Lounge.

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Tuesday, October 30, 2012

COMMON HOUR SERIES - REPORTS FROM THE FIELD:

Time: 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Location: L/L COMMONS ROOM 216
Description: COMMON HOUR SERIES - REPORTS FROM THE FIELD 5:30 p.m., L/L Commons Room 216.

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Wednesday, October 31, 2012

TAVOLA ITALIANA

Time: 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Description: TAVOLA ITALIANA: Join in for informal Italian conversation hour! Meet at the tables between the Marche and Alice's Cafe. 4:45 p.m. - 5:45 p.m.. For more information contact: ppucci@uvm.edu

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WEDNESDAY NIGHT GATHERING:

Time: 8:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Description: WEDNESDAY NIGHT GATHERING: L/L Fireplace Lounge.

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Monday, November 5, 2012

INFO SESSION: Russian Language, Study Abroad & Career Options

Time: 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Description: Thinking about accelerating your study of the Russian language to plan to study in Russia? Information on career planning/opportunities for Russian majors, study-abroad, and writing a senior honors thesis. L/L room 216.

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Wednesday, November 7, 2012

TAVOLA ITALIANA

Time: 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Description: TAVOLA ITALIANA: Join in for informal Italian conversation hour! Meet at the tables between the Marche and Alice's Cafe. 4:45 p.m. - 5:45 p.m.. For more information contact: ppucci@uvm.edu

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WEDNESDAY NIGHT GATHERING:

Time: 8:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Description: WEDNESDAY NIGHT GATHERING: L/L Fireplace Lounge.

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Friday, November 9, 2012

LANE SERIES: Pacifica Quartet

Time: 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Description: Claim your free ticket in the L/L Director's Office. Performance brought to you by the Lane Series and made possible by the Global Village. Tickets are limited!
Recognized for its virtuosity and exuberant performance style, the Grammy Award-winning Pacifica Quartet was Musical America’s 2009 Ensemble of the Year. Shortly after its 1994 formation, the Pacifica won the coveted Naumburg Prize, and has since received many honors. Recently, the Quartet presented the monumental Shostakovich cycle in Chicago and New York and the complete Beethoven cycle at Tokyo’s Suntory Hall in an unprecedented presentation of five concerts in three days. This past season, they performed the Shostakovich cycle at London’s Wigmore Hall and the Beethoven cycle at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. No hyperbole intended: they are simply one of the world’s best chamber music ensembles performing today. On the Lane Series, they will play Haydn’s Quartet in B-flat Major, Op. 76, No. 4, “Sunrise”; Shostakovich’s Quartet No. 2; and Beethoven’s Quartet in A minor, Op. 132.

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Monday, November 12, 2012

RUSSIAN FILM SERIES: Intro by Prof. McKenna

Time: 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Description: Viewing of Russian film Moscow Does Not Believe in Tears with introduction by Prof. McKenna. L/L #216.

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INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION WEEK FILM SERIES: Half the Sky

Time: 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Description: Global Village Presents Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide (part 1) introducion by Marcia Merrill, Chair of the Vermont Commission on Women, followed by discussion with Peace House, Pan Hellenic Council, FeelGood and Cakes for a Cause 7-10pm L/L Fireplace Lounge

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Tuesday, November 13, 2012

COMMON HOUR SERIES: Game Night

Time: 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Location: L/L Fireplace Lounge
Description: COMMON HOUR SERIES: Game Night! 5:30 p.m., L/L Fireplace Lounge.

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INT'L EDUCATION WEEK FILM SERIES: The Dark Side of Chocolate

Time: 5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Description: Global Village and Dewey House RLC Present The Dark Side of Chocolate Fair Trade & Human Rights film introduced by Grace Matiru (CDAE & Dewey House for Civic Engagement) in collaboration with Dewey House for Civic Engagement, Peace & Justice Center, Hall Council, Chinese Student Union, FeelGood, Cakes for a Cause, Oxfam, LGBQTA, in the L/L Fireplace Lounge.

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Wednesday, November 14, 2012

TAVOLA ITALIANA

Time: 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Description: TAVOLA ITALIANA: Join in for informal Italian conversation hour! Meet at the tables between the Marche and Alice's Cafe. 4:45 p.m. - 5:45 p.m.. For more information contact: ppucci@uvm.edu

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INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION WEEK FILM SERIES: Half the Sky

Time: 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Description: Global Village Presents Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide (part 2) introduction by Kesha Ram, in collaboration with LGBQTA, Oxfam, Cakes for a CauseL/L Fireplace Lounge.

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Thursday, November 15, 2012

INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION WEEK FILM SERIES: Home

Time: 5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Description: Global Village and Green House RLC Present Home, a Sustainable Development and Environmental Ethics film introduced by Karen Nordstrom, in collaboration with the Green House, LGBQTA, Cakes for a Cause, in the L/L Fireplace Lounge.

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Friday, November 16, 2012

LANE SERIES: Hot Club of San Francisco

Time: 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Location: L/L COMMONS ROOM 216
Description: Get your free ticket to the show from the Global Village by signing up in the Director's Office. Tickets are limited!
The Hot Club of San Francisco performs French Gypsy Jazz in the intricate style of guitarist Django Reinhardt and violinist Stephane Grappelli of the original Hot Club de France. Since their performance on the Lane Series over five years ago, we’ve been hankering to have them back: students and faculty are still talking about their incredible jazz guitar workshop we hosted as part of that visit. Django and Stephane may have invented the style, but the HCSF keeps it alive for a modern audience!

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Monday, November 19, 2012

THANKSGIVING RECESS

Time: 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.

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Monday, November 26, 2012

RUSSIAN LECTURE SERIES: Prof. Elena Carter Presents

Time: 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Description: “Waves of Russian Immigration”: L/L room 216.

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Wednesday, November 28, 2012

TAVOLA ITALIANA

Time: 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Description: TAVOLA ITALIANA: Join in for informal Italian conversation hour! Meet at the tables between the Marche and Alice's Cafe. 4:45 p.m. - 5:45 p.m.. For more information contact: ppucci@uvm.edu

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WEDNESDAY NIGHT GATHERING:

Time: 8:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Description: WEDNESDAY NIGHT GATHERING: L/L Fireplace Lounge.

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Monday, December 3, 2012

RUSSIAN LECTURE SERIES: Prof. Scollins Presents

Time: 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Description: Lecture by Professors Scollins, L/L 216.

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Tuesday, December 4, 2012

COMMON HOUR: A Taste of India with Parvin Amin Pothiawala

Time: 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Location: L/L Commons 216
Description: COMMON HOUR: A Taste of India: Food & Culture Workshop. Last Global Village Common Hour of the semester! Parvin Amin Pothiawala will give a lecture on Indian food and culture. 5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m., L/L Commons 216.

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Wednesday, December 5, 2012

TAVOLA ITALIANA

Time: 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Description: TAVOLA ITALIANA: Join in for informal Italian conversation hour! Meet at the tables between the Marche and Alice's Cafe. 4:45 p.m. - 5:45 p.m.. For more information contact: ppucci@uvm.edu

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WEDNESDAY NIGHT GATHERING:

Time: 8:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Description: WEDNESDAY NIGHT GATHERING: L/L Fireplace Lounge.

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