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Fulbright Alumni Lecture: Sasha Portyannikova

Join us for a Fulbright Alumni Online Lecture "The History of Contemporary Dance from a Post-Soviet Perspective. Canon and Decolonial Practices" on April 22, 6 PM (MSK), in Zoom. 

The lecture will be hosted by Sasha Portyannikova, alumna of the Fulbright Visiting Scholar program, co-founder of the Isadorino Gore dance cooperative. The event will launch a series of online lectures and salons organized by the Fulbright Program in Russia to showcase the 75th Anniversary celebration of the Fulbright Program global campaign this year.  

Sasha will talk about:

After the lecture, Sasha will answer questions from the audience.  

Working language of the event: Russian and English.

Join us on April 22, at 6-7 PM (MSK) in Zoom.

Click to register for the event (mandatory)


The 75th Anniversary Year celebration of the Fulbright Program began January 1, 2021 and will highlight the impressive accomplishments and legacy of the program and its alumni over its first 75 years, both in the United States and around the world. The campaign will spotlight the relevant and impactful work of Fulbrighters and recent alumni, with the goal of inspiring the next generation of Fulbright participants and promoting a positive vision for the program’s future. Accordingly, the 75th anniversary campaign is heavily focused on engaging with and showcasing Fulbright alumni. 

A dedicated 75th anniversary website ( was launched to showcase anniversary events and facilitate ongoing engagement. This site will house alumni stories, a calendar of anniversary events and activities, and many other digital elements.

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