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UW-Green Bay Dinner Lecture

Russia Today

with Katia Levintova, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Public & Environmental Affairs

The largest country in the world, Russia spans two continents and 9 time zones. It is characterized by amazing diversity --  permafrost and subtropical climate, traditional culture and some of the most modern technologies, European and Asian historical influences, indigenous people and recent immigrants, to name just a few. Russia is also famous for its hospitality, which is showcased in its cuisine.


Thursday evening, September 26, 2013

Gathering/Cash Bar: 6:00-6:30 p.m.
Dinner and presentation 6:30-8:00 p.m.

UW-Green Bay: University Union Phoenix Rooms


Katia LevintovaProfessor Katia Levintova, Ph.D.
Associate Professor and Advisor, Public & Environmental Affairs
Political Science, Chair
Global Studies, Chair

Fields of Interest: Comparative politics, international relations, Russian and Eastern European politics, theories of social change, comparative political ideologies, intellectuals and society, qualitative research methods.

Current Research: Linkages between the public and elites in post-communist nations of Eastern Europe; democratization and public attitudes; content analysis of elite value orientations.



Russian Potato Salad:  a blend of Russet Potatoes, carrots, egg, garden peas, sliced black olives tossed in a vinegar mayonnaise base dressing

Borsch:  a hearty Beef and garden vegetable stock with potatoes, beets, onions, and carrots form this classic Russian dish

Beef Stroganoff:  a blend of rich Beef Tips and sour cream base sauce, with onion and mushrooms.
Stuffed Cabbage Roll:  a classic Russian dish consisting of pork and beef combine with some onions, nutmeg, and bread crumbs rolled in sweet leaves of Cabbage.  Place in tomato sauce and baked
Noodles with Field Mushrooms:  Rich Egg Noodle combine with mushrooms, egg, and sour cream and baked to seal in richness

Dessert: To be announced at a later date.

UW-Green Bay’s Dinner Lecture Series, hosted by the Division of Outreach and Adult Access, highlights UW-Green Bay faculty expertise on various projects and interests in a socially accommodating, friendly learning atmosphere for the greater Green Bay community. Each evening event begins with a social/greeting time, followed by a delicious menu expertly prepared by the University’s chefs. While enjoying dessert, the featured guest faculty will showcase his or her work in a presentation format. The event usually culminates with a short question/answer session, usually ending by 8:15 p.m.
Dress is typically business casual and comfortable.