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Historian, son of legendary actor Yul Brynner to present at WSU
February 3, 2009

PULLMAN – Rock Brynner, history professor and son of actor Yul Brynner, is scheduled to give two presentations at WSU at 7 p.m. March 1 and 2. His lectures combine an array of personal experiences as well as academic research.

Brynner is a latter-day Renaissance man with a remarkably eclectic career. He is professor of history and political science, and the author of six books, and has worked as an actor in Broadway, musician, stand-up comedian, restaurateur, charter pilot, systems analyst for Bank of America, road manager for Bob Dylan and The Band, and bodyguard to Muhammad Ali.

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18th Annual International Film and Lecture Series
January 14, 2009

The 2009 International Film and Lecture Series, “Migration and Related Issues” will begin Jan. 20.

 

It is sponsored by the Department of Foreign Languages and Cultures and the Film Studies Program. The schedule is as follows:

January 20- Gegen die Wand / Head-On  (Fatih Akin, Germany, 2004). Presented by Rachel Halverson. In German and Turkish with English subtitles.118 Minutes

January 27- La Haine/ Hate  (Mathieu Kassovitz, France, 1995). Presented by Sabine Davis. In French with English subtitles. 95 min.

February 3- Lilya 4-Ever  (Lukas Moodysson, Sweden/ Denmark, 2002). Presented by Birgitta Ingemanson. In Russian and Swedish with English subtitles. 109 min.

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