Russian and Eurasian Studies in Texas Today @ Rudder Tower, Room 301
Sep 28 @ 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

A conference by Texas Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies (TREEES)

Throughout the day, they will be hosting 4 panels ranging on topics from Russia’s image of self to Eurasian studies. This conference includes two wonderful keynote speakers, James Olson (11:30am-12pm) and Alexander Genis (4pm-5pm). James Olson has over 30 years of overseas covert action experience with the CIA and currently serves as a Professor of the Practice at the Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M University. Alexander Genis is a Russian-American broadcaster, cultural critic, and author of more than a dozen non-fiction best sellers in Russia. He has covered the Russian-American dynamic since the 1990’s through various podcasts, TV shows, and essays.

This conference is FREE and open to the public.

Seven – A Riveting Documentary Play by L.A. Theatre Works @ Rudder Theatre
Oct 22 @ 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM

Tickets are $5 for students and $10 for non-students. Contact the MSC Box Office for tickets at (979) 845-1234


Russian Film Fest: Putin’s Witnesses @ Rudder Forum
Nov 6 @ 7:00 PM
Venezuela: Fighting Oppression in a Starving Nation @ MSC 2300 D&E
Mar 3 @ 6:00 PM

A moderated discussion with Venezuelan Ambassador to the United States, Carlos Vecchio, on the humanitarian crisis in Venezuela, its geopolitical impact in the region, and its relevance to the United States, co-hosted by the Venezuelan Student Association.