Estonian Cultural Evening at Stanford University

Although a small country, Estonia has rich culture and history, both of which will be celebrated through film at Stanford on Nov. 19. This free event aims to bring together Stanford faculty, staff, and students, local Estonians as well as other people interested in Estonian heritage.

EVENT SCHEDULE:

SCREENING I

Cubberley Auditorium, Graduate School of Education

6:00-6:05 pm:  Introduction by Liisi Eglit, Assistant Curator for Estonian and Baltic Studies (Stanford University Libraries)

6:05-6:15 pm:  Opening words by Kadri Viires, Director of the Museum of Occupations (Tallinn, Estonia)

6:15-7:00 pm:  Screening of "The Woman Who Gave Estonia a Gift of a Museum: Olga Kistler-Ritso," followed by Q&A

OVERVIEW & BREAK

Cubberley Auditorium and Lobby, Graduate School of Education

7:00 to 7:15 pm:  Overview of SUL’s Baltic initiative and collections

7:15 to 8:00 pm:  Snack/coffee break, display of SUL’s collections

SCREENING II

Cubberley Auditorium, Graduate School of Education

8:00-8:10 pm:  Introduction by Michael Keller, University Librarian (Stanford University Libraries)

8:10-9:30 pm:  Screening of "To Breathe as One," followed by Q&A


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When:
Tuesday, November 19, 2013. 6:00 PM.
Approximate duration of 3.50 hour(s).
Where:
Cubberley Auditorium and Green Library. (Map)
Sponsor:
Stanford University Libraries
Contact:
650-736-4724
liisi.eglit@stanford.edu
Admission:

Free and open to the public. Registration is required.

Audience:
General Public, Faculty/Staff, Students, Members
Tags:
lecture, arts, music, dance, visual-arts, film, international, humanities
Permalink:
http://events.stanford.edu/events/403/40373

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