The Department of Russian presents Mermaid (РУСАЛКА), a 2007 film directed by Anna Melikyan.
Synopsis: A green-haired girl's family is forced to move from their rural home to Moscow. Once there, the quirky, introverted girl comes of age while clashing with the trappings of the big city.
This movie is in Russian with English subtitles and will be screened at 4 and 7:30 p.m. The runtime is 115 minutes.
All are invited to the Mead for a talk on symmetry with Amherst College Assistant Professor of Chemistry Chris Durr. Join us to learn more about a chemist’s perspective on symmetry, structure and time. Attendees will walk away with a greater understanding of how scientific principles play out visually in our galleries.
Free and open to all!
As part of Amherst College LitFest 2019, author and WNYC editor Rebecca Carroll hosts a conversation with two 2018 finalists for the National Book Award for Fiction: Jamel Brinkley (A Lucky Man: Stories) and Brandon Hobson (Where the Dead Sit Talking). This event is part of the National Book Awards on Campus program, hosted in partnership with The Common and the National Book Foundation, and will be followed by a Q&A and book signing. It is free and open to the public.
The LitFest 2019 schedule has additional event information and biographies of each guest.
*Please note: The venue for this event is Johnson Chapel, which seats 600 people. We recommend arriving early to get a seat.