Catharine Theimer Nepomnyashchy's Memorial Service

Friday, October 2, 2015
2:00 - 4:00 pm
James Memorial Chapel at Union Theological Seminary (3041 Broadway at 121st St)
A memorial service will be held for Professor Catharine Theimer Nepomnyashchy on Friday, October 2, 2015, in the James Memorial Chapel at Union Theological Seminary (3041 Broadway at 121st St). The service will be followed by a reception at the Diana Center, Barnard College (3009 Broadway at 119th St.). All are welcome to attend.

Professor Nepomnyashchy has been a cherished member of the Harriman Institute, Columbia University, and Barnard College communities since she enrolled as a doctoral student in Columbia’s Slavic Department in 1973. Nepomnyashchy was the first woman to direct the Harriman Institute (2001–2009), and was honored as the Institute's Alumna of the Year in 2012. She was a member of the Barnard Slavic Languages Department since 1987, and its chair since 2000.  

*Photograph by David A. Goldfarb (London, 2001)