|Study Groups and Lectures: Arts and Life in Russia||
|Description:||We will explore the arts and life in Russia from the time of Peter the Great to the Russian Revolution. First, we will discuss the economy: the lives of the people in the cities and country and their education; then the artists and their art: architecture; Russian painting and the paintings in the Hermitage; writers, playwrights and poets such as Dostoevsky, Tolstoy, Turgenev, Pushkin and Chekov; music, opera, ballet-Glinka, Borodin, Mussorgsky, Tchaikovsky, Petipa.
In this high-participation group everyone is expected to make a presentation and actively join in the discussion.
|Details:||Moderators: Jan Meyers and Colin Hudson|
To register by mail or in person: Pay for your membership ($100) and any lectures ($7 each) with a single cheque payable to McGill University. Cash is not accepted. To register online: You have the option to use Internet banking. You can set up McGill University as a payee with your bank. You may also register for a lecture at the door (the fee is $10) on the day of the lecture. We recommend that you contact the office beforehand to check if space is available. Lectures are non-refundable. Full details: http://www.mcgill.ca/conted/milr
|Date/Time:||Tuesday, January 15, 2013 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM|
|Location(s):||2nd Floor, 688 Sherbrooke West
Montreal, Quebec, H3A 3R1
|RSVP/Pre-Register:||November 23, 2012 to January 15, 2013|