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Panel discussion: Oregon’s Russian-Speaking Immigration in the 21st Century

Date: 3:00pm PDT June 17, 2014 Location: J.R. Howard Hall 124

J.R. Howard Hall 124

Join a group of experts for a panel discussion about Russian-speaking immigration in Oregon.  This panel will kick off a Lewis & Clark faculty-student summer research collaboration, supported by a grant from the Mellon Foundation.  Over the next 10 weeks, Prof. Osipovich and her five student assistants will carry out  a unique oral history project, conducting interviews with Russian-speaking immigrants in Oregon and developing a digital archive of their stories.

Panel mediator:

Tatiana Osipovich, Lewis & Clark College

Panel presenters:

Sergei Ryazantzev, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow
Russian speaking communities abroad:  methodological approaches”

Richard & Tamara Morris,Courtesy Professors, University of Oregon
“A half-century of Russian Old Believers in Oregon”

 Polina Olsen, independent author
“Jewish immigration from Russia:  1970s and beyond”

 Susan Hardwick, Prof. of Human Geography, University of Oregon
Post-Soviet evangelical refugees in the Portland metropolitan area”


Lewis & Clark College, JR Howard Hall, Room 124
June 17 (Tuesday), 3:00 pm

The event is free and open to the public
Parking during summer is free on LC Campus

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