12/17/2018 - Professor Richard Tempest was interviewed on Radio Svoboda on December 10, 2018 for a story on the American reception of writer Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn.
10/25/2018 - On November 8, UIUC is hosting a workshop focused on the Kiev Kultur-Lige, organized by Harriet Murav and Gennady Estraikh
05/29/2018 - The Vekich Scholar for 2018-19 was announced at the annual Slavic Students' Talent Show in April.
05/07/2018 - This summer's IFLIP language program includes the opportunity to study intensive beginning Russian.
02/06/2018 - Dmytro Shtohryn may have retired as a professor at Illinois in 1995, but his commitment to the university and the field of Ukrainian studies remains as vibrant and meaningful as the Ukrainian paint
12/18/2017 - The Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures is delighted to announce the establishment of the Dmytro Shtohryn Endowment in Ukrainian Studies at the University of Illinois.
11/13/2017 - Professor Serhiy Kvit of the Kyiv-Mohyla School of Journalism, Ukraine, former president of the National University of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy (2007-2014) and Minister of Education and Science of Ukraine (2014-2016), visited the UIUC campus on Monday, November 13, 2017.
10/20/2017 - On a hot and sunny Tuesday, September 26, the current head of the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures, Professor Valeria Sobol gave a lecture entitled “‘Gloom
08/30/2017 - One hundred years ago, the Russian Revolution “shook the world,” in the words of a famous book.
08/18/2017 - For Chad Garland (BA, ’11, Russian language and literature), reporting on the war against ISIS in Iraq requires body armor, bravery, and not a small amount of wits
08/16/2017 - Valeria Sobol is replacing Michael Finke as the head of the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures.
01/12/2017 - Congratulations to Irina Avkhimovich, who on January 12, 2017, successfully defended her PhD dissertation, "The Time of Troubles and the Dilemma of National Identity in Russian His
02/13/2014 - In the introduction to Jaroslav Rozumnyj’s Twentieth Century Ukrainian Literature, the author writes, “For over forty years, the Ukrainian presence at the University of Illinois at Urbana-