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Pavel Palazchenko Interpreter For Mikhail Gorbachev and Eduard Shevardnadze Will Speak at Loyola University New Orleans

Loyola press release - September 14, 1999

(New Orleans)—Pavel Palazchenko, who came to the Loyola campus in April 1997 as interpreter for Mikhail Gorbechev’s memorable standing-room-only lecture, will return as a speaker in his own right on Friday, October 22, to deliver the Biever Lecture in Nunemaker Hall at 7 p.m. Palazchenko will lecture on "History in the Making—My Years with Gorbachev and Shevardnadze," which is also the title of his book published by the University of Pennsylvania Press.

Palazchenko has been a lecturer for the past two years for the Loyola School of Law Summer Program in Moscow on the topic, "Russian-American Cultural Differences." His speech in October will be sponsored by the Biever Lecture Series, the School of Law’s Brendan Brown Lecture Series, and the Loyola Department of Modern Foreign Languages.