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Presentation: Russian Icons

Faith Warriors:

The Cultural, Historical, and Religious Context of Russian Icons

Thursday, February 4th
4:30 pm
College of Charleston
Addlestone Library, Room 227

Reception to Follow

russianiconDr. Ludmila Pruner, Russian art historian, will show a number of Russian Orthodox icons and reveal precious details of the lives of venerated scholars of the church, blessed fools, princes,hermits, martyrs and metropolitans.   Hear legends of peaceful soldiers who led by example and died with their beliefs unshaken.  Dr. Pruner taught Russian and Spanish Languages, Literatures and Cultures as an Associate Professor at the United States Naval Academy. She also taught at Vanderbilt University and Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana. Dr. Pruner is a Certified Docent at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C.

Questions? Call 953-5530

Sponsored by:

The Marlene and Nathan Addlestone Library
The Department of Religious Studies
The Department of Art History
The Department of German and Slavic Studies

Thursday, February 4th

4:30 pm

College of Charleston

Addlestone Library, Room 227

Reception to Follow

Dr. Ludmila Pruner, Russian art historian, will show a number of Russian Orthodox icons and

reveal precious details of the lives of venerated scholars of the church, blessed fools, princes,

hermits, martyrs and metropolitans. Hear legends of peaceful soldiers who led by example and

died with their beliefs unshaken.

Dr. Pruner taught Russian and Spanish Languages, Literatures and Cultures as an Associate

Professor at the United States Naval Academy. She also taught at Vanderbilt University and

Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana. Dr. Pruner is a Certified Docent at the National

Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C.

Questions? Call 953-5530

Sponsored by:

The Marlene and Nathan Addlestone Library

The Department of Religious Studies

The Department of Art History

The Department of German and Slavic Studies