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Commemorating the 30th Anniversary of the Velvet Revolution  

The Velvet Revolution Memorial in Prague Czech Republic.

The Velvet Revolution Memorial in Prague Czech Republic.

Seton Hall University is organizing a series of events to mark the 30th anniversary of the Velvet Revolution in Czechoslovakia. All events are free and open to the public.

Thursday, February 13, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Walsh Library, Ground Floor, Beck Rooms

  • Film The Joke (Žert) followed by discussion led by Prof. Michelle Woods, author of "Translating Milan Kundera."
  • Slavic refreshments will be served.

Thursday, February 27, 1 to 1:45 p.m.
Corrigan Hall 75

  • Dr. Dena Levine and sophomore, Abigail Pierre, piano performance of works by Czech composers: 1/ Six Piano Pieces, Opus 7, No. 4 (Idyll II) by Josef Suk (1874-1935); 2/ From "On an Overgrown Path, Book II": Andante by Leoš Janáček (1815-1866); and 3/ Slavonic Dance, Op. 72, No. 8 in A-flat Major for four hands by Antonín Dvořák (1841-1904). Followed by a wrap-up conversation.
  • Bring your own lunch. Beverages will be provided.

Thursday, February 27, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Walsh Library, Ground Floor, Beck Rooms

This series of events has been made possible through the support by the University Libraries, the School of the Communications and the Arts, the College of Arts and Sciences, the Department of History, the Russian and East European Studies Program, and the Slavic Club.

Categories: Arts and Culture

For more information, please contact:

  • Maxim Matusevich
  • (973) 761-9386
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