ARTISTIC ST. PETERSBURG
Prof. Yuri Leving
Schedule of the field-trips
(All costs are covered; participation is mandatory and constitutes an integral part of the Russian Program Abroad intensive courses). Note: Minor changes in program are possible.
Photograph by Alexander Lavrentyev, 2018
24 May, 12 pm
Meeting at the Smolny Institute.
28 May, 5:30 pm
THE RUSSIAN POETRY DAY
The Pushkin House, Institute of Russian Literature, The Russian Academy of Sciences
Address: Наб. Макарова, 4. How to get there
Today we will have a packed afternoon - we will start with a lecture on Joseph Brodsky at the Pushkin House and then will move on to meet a few contemporary Russian poets at the Andrey Bely Center.
A Tour of the Literary Museum - you will see authentic manuscripts by Tolstoy and Dostoevsky and much more!
Joseph Brodsky's "Prince Yusuf"
The Unpublished Poem for Children by the Nobel Prize Laureate
Prof. Yuri Leving's public lecture (in Russian language)
28 May, 8:00 pm
The Translit group unites a number of well-known poets who represent an avant-garde of the St. Petersburg poetry. Read about some of them here. This is your chance not only to listen to practicing modern poets who publish their poetry in journals and print editions, but also to ask them questions about what it is to be a Poet in Russia today, what challenges they need to overcome, and what their cultural, social and civic mission is.
We encourage you to browse the Translit website to prepare for the meeting that will require both an intellectual and spiritual effort.
30 May, 1:00 pm
Russian Academy of Arts
Институт живописи, скульптуры и архитектуры имени И.Е. Репина при Российской академии художеств
Address: Университетская наб. 17
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День Открытых Дверей - today we will be hosted by the instructors and your peers who study academic painting, sculpture and architecture in one of the most prestigious and historically important art institutions in Russia.
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