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Special Guest: Astrid Tuminez (UVU President) at IC

By October 23, 2019 No Comments

International Cinema welcome UVU president Dr. Astrid Tuminez to lead a post-screening discussion of the Werner Herzog documentary Meeting Gorbachev this Wednesday (October 30) at 6.30pm immediately following the 5pm screening of the film. Dr. Tuminez graduated summa cum laude from BYU in 1986 with a bachelor’s degree in international relations and Russian literature. She earned a master’s degree from Harvard University in Soviet Studies (1988) and a Ph.D. from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in political science (1996). Her post-screening discussion will be informed by years of work in the former Soviet Union including her interactions with former Soviet leaders.