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SlavFilms column, in ATA's SlavFile quarterly, ©SlavFile

"Young Filmmaker Brings Breath of Fresh Air to Russian Cinema," a review of Beanpole, written and directed by Kantemir Balagov, Spring 2020

"Moscow Audiences Applaud 'Jewish' Play at Vakhtangov Theatre — But Why?" a review of Smile Upon Us, Lord, Evgeny Vakhtangov Theater and StageRussia HD, Spring 2019

"Will Americans Enjoy Films from the Russian Stage?" a review of Eugene Onegin, Evgeny Vakhtangov Theater and StageRussia HD, Fall 2016

"This Is Not a Melodrama," a review of Chagall-Malevich, directed by Aleksandr Mitta, Summer 2016

"High Stakes, Drama in Soviet Hockey," a review of Red Army, directed by Gabe Polsky, and Legend No. 17, directed by Nikolai Lebedev, Summer 2015

"A Drama in Jerusalem - and a Musical Discovery," a review of The Conductor, directed by Pavel Lungin, music by Metropolitan Hilarion Alfeyev, Fall 2014

"A New Era Remaks Bulgakov's White Guard in Its Own Image, a review of Sergei Snezhkin's TV series Belaya Gvardiya, "based on the novel by Mikhail Bulgakov," Summer 2014

"Holocaust Without Jews" a review of the book by Olga Gershenson, The Phantom Holocaust: Soviet Cinema and Jewish Catastrophe, Winter 2014

"A Step into Bruegel's World" a review of Lech Majewski's The Mill and the Cross, Winter 2013

"Is Solzhenitsyn Passé?" a review of the made-for-TV film of In the First Circle, Spring 2012

"Podstrochnik: Translation Between the Lines" (Part 1), a review of Oleg Dorman's film, and the book made from it, on the life of the late Russian translator Lilianna Lungina, Winter 2011.(Part 2), Spring 2011

"Bosnian Film Director Pjer Zalica: `Survival Was a Miracle; Creativity Was a Necessity,'" Summer 2010

"12, directed by Nikita Mikhalkov," Spring 2010

Language & Culture

"Film Review: The Woman with the 5 Elephants" The ATA Chronicle, monthly journal of the ATA, September 2011, ©ATA

"Grammatica: Software for Students of Russian," in SlavFile, quarterly newsletter of the American Translators Association's Slavic Languages Division, Summer 2011, ©SlavFile

"Does Translation Matter?" a discussion of Edith Grossman's book Why Translation Matters (2010), The ATA Chronicle, monthly journal of the ATA, July 2010, ©ATA

"Language Self-Instruction: Choosing Between Rosetta Stone and Pimsleur," The ATA Chronicle, monthly journal of the ATA, March 2010, ©ATA

Science, History of Science

"The Man Who Lived in the Future," a review of the exhibition of Leonardo da Vinci's "Codex on the Flight of Birds," at the National Air and Space Museum, Washington, D.C.EIR, Oct. 25, 2013.

"Dmitri Mendeleyev: First English Translation: On the Exploration of the Arctic Ocean," EIR, Jan. 6, 2012.

"Origins of the Nuclear Program: What Soviet Science Is Offering the U.S.A.," New Solidarity, May 12, 1977 © Susan Welsh


"E. Ilyenkov and the Deaf-Blind Children: Soviet Psychologists Show Pavlov the Door," New Solidarity, June 10, 1977, © Susan Welsh