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Pushkin Birthday Poetry Party – The Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures

The registration form, which will remain open until Sunday, November 4, can be accessed at Registration Form.

The year 2019 marks the 220th anniversary of the birth of Aleksandr Pushkin (1799-1837), Russia’s most famous and beloved poet. To commemorate his legacy, the Slavic Reference Service (@SRSUIUC) is starting a semester-long celebration to honor the 220th anniversary of Pushkin’s birth (#Pushkin220).

  1. Pushkin Birthday Poetry Party – The Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures
  2. A poetry reading, entitled “Pushkin Birthday Poetry Party” will be held on Thursday, November. 7 from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm in the Main Library Room 220, organized by the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures (@slavicillinois) at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.The Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures invites you to participate in the readings by reciting/reading a short poem or an excerpt (under 5 min) in Russian. Please register by filling out your information and providing a pdf version of your selected poem/excerpt in Russian and, if available, an English translation (as a separate file).Refreshments will be served.