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  • After graduating from Dartmouth, Greg worked in the Electronic Medical Record field for Epic Systems in Madison, Wisconsin as a Program Manager until deciding to attend law school. Greg is currenlty finishing his second year at UC Davis' King Hall School of Law and is looking forward to practicing after graduation in 2016.

  • After Dartmouth, Justin Varilek worked at the English daily newspaper The Moscow Times, writing about business and tech. From there, he moved into PR, cofounding the communications department for Skoltech, a new graduate university based in Moscow and founded in collaboration with MIT. He then moved to Boston and led PR in the U.S. for a Russian-connected IT company, Acronis.
    Currently, he is founding his own company Hack Pack--Airbnb for the news industry. The company is focusing on...

  • The Department of Comparative Literatur, the Office of the Provost at Dartmouth College and the University of Prishtina presents:

    Talks From Kosovo

    Thursday, April 2, 2015
    Black Family Visual Art Center
    Room 301, 3-6 pm

    This event is free and open to the public!

    Muhamet Hamit
    Kosovo: Political and Cultural Discourses of Statehood and Nationhood

    Lindita Tahiri
    Does the "...

  • Kodovar/Albanian? Dialect/Language
    Creating a Standard Idiom for a New Nation

    Professor Muhamet Hamiti
    Professor Lindita Tahiri
    Professor Vjossa Hamiti
    University of Prishtina

    Wednesday, April 1, 2015, Reed 103, 4:00 pm
    This event is free and open to the public!
    Sponsored by the Office of the Provost and the Russian Department

  • RUSS 35 Dostoevsky and the Problem of Evil
    Dostoevsky laid bare the tragedy of human existence and probed the innermost recesses of the human psyche to show the terrifying isolation of a human being separated from God. Revolted by a world in which innocent children suffer, Dostoevsky tested the meaning to be found in Christianity, personal responsibility and human solidarity. This course examines his major novels, with particular emphasis on the artistic expression of his philosophical...

  • RUSS 38 Special Topics in Russian Literature
    In this course students will study works of Russian literature, taught in translation. Each offering of the course will be based on a particular theme or period. Students may take the course more than once provided that the topic is not the same as in a previous election.
    Distributive and/or World Culture
    Dist: LIT; WCult: W unless otherwise stated

    Spring 2015: Madmen, Holy Fools, and Fanatics in Imperial Russia, At...

  • The Age of Brainwashing: A History of Russian and Eastern European Film (Identical to Film & Media Studies 42)

    An interpretive history of Russian, Soviet, Post-Soviet and Central European film. Topics include: tsarist Russia and the psychological school of the silent film (Evegeniy Bauer); the Revolution and the Golden Age of the Soviet montage (Sergey Eisenstein and Dziga Vertov); Stalinism and film as an instrument of mind control and propaganda; late Soviet symbolist cinema...

  • I'm currently working as an English language teaching assistant at Gorchakov Memorial School in Pavlovsk, Russia which is located about forty minutes from Saint Petersburg. My main job responsibility is to connect with the students at the school and have them practice their English with me. In addition to this, I help lead lessons when I can as well as help organize different clubs where students can practice their English even more. This includes theatre club, gaming club and preparation...

  • Matthew is currently studying for a master's degree in theology and religious studies at John Carroll University. He is in the second year of his MA program at the university, which is located in University Heights, Ohio—about ten miles east of downtown Cleveland. His particular focus is engaged readings of the biblical texts which foreground commitments to diversity and inclusion, especially of traditionally marginated groups such as women and LGBTQ persons. Outside of school, Matthew...