Monday, April 8
Busch Student Center, 256
In a round-table discussion moderated by Dr. Yelena Belyaeva-Standen, Associate Professor of Russian, Modern and Classical Languages Department, the problem of the new Russian Law on adoption will be addressed through its legal, political and social aspects. Two students will give presentations and oral testimonies of American parents who have recently adopted Russian children. The discussion will be followed by a screening of the movie "The Italian" (2007). This film is about a remote Russian orphanage and the adoption drama that happened there.