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  • 11/22/2021 - Lilya Kaganovsky, Professor of Slavic Languages and Literatures, has received an NEH (...

  • 10/29/2021 - Here is a link to the latest department newsletter. If you have news for the next newsletter, please send it to the...

  • 10/06/2021 - Professor George Gasyna was interviewed recently on the topic of the Polish mid-20th century "angry young man" author Marek Hłasko, for a series called "Encounters with Polish Literature" created by...

  • 05/07/2021 - Slavic graduate student Daria Semenova has been awarded a 2021 ASEEES Summer Dissertation Writing Grant in support of her project “At Home and Away: Community Belonging in Polish, Russian, and...

  • 04/14/2021 - Slavic graduate students LeiAnna Hammel and Daria Semenova are both recipients of competitive support for their dissertation projects. LeiAnna has been named a 2021-22 Program Fellow of the...

  • 03/15/2021 - Professor Valeria Sobol has been selected as LAS Dean's Distinguished Professorial Scholar for the academic year 2021-2022. Each year, the Dean of the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences awards...

  • 03/15/2021 - Russian opposition leader Alexsei Navalny – the main political opponent of Russian President Vladimir Putin who has exposed government corruption – recently was sentenced to more than two years in...

  • 12/22/2020 - Professor Harriet Murav's book, David Bergelson’s Strange New World: Untimeliness and Futurity, published by Indiana University Press, was awarded honorable mention for the Modern Language...

  • 07/24/2020 - Six professors from the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences have been named 2020 Conrad Humanities Scholars. The Conrad Humanities Scholars Award is funded by a gift from the late Arlys Conrad,...

  • 06/18/2020 - This statement was drafted by the Slavic Graduate Students' Association and approved by Slavic Faculty. The Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures at the...

  • 06/18/2020 - Slavic graduate student LeiAnna Hamel has been awarded an ASEEES Summer Dissertation Writing Grant for work on her dissertation, “Undisciplined Bodies: Deviant Female Sexuality in Russian and Yiddish...

  • 06/18/2020 - Professor Harriet Murav has been appointed as a Professor in the Center for Advanced Study at the University of Illinois. As the CAS website observes, "CAS...

  • 06/02/2020 - Professor Lilya Kaganovsky is joining The Russian Review, one of the top academic journals in our field, as Associate Editor for Film and Media Studies. Congratulations to Professor ...

  • 03/12/2020 - In December Richard Tempest, Associate Professor of Slavic Languages and Literatures, published a new book, ...

  • 03/03/2020 - Professor Harriet Murav has been awarded an IPRH faculty fellowship for academic year 2020-21 for her book project "Archive of Violence: The Literature of Abandonment and the Russian Civil War."