News

  • 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 - 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...

  • 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...

  • 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 - 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...

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

  • 06/02/2020 - 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." 

  • 10/11/2019 - The winner of the 2018 Nobel Prize in Literature, announced earlier this month, Polish novelist Olga Tokarczuk (born 1962), is one of postcommunist Europe’s most gifted and remarkable writers. Her...

  • 10/07/2019 - It is with great sadness that we share the news that our longtime colleague Professor Dmytro Shtohryn passed away on Wednesday, September 25. Born in Ukraine, Professor Shtohryn lived a long and...

  • 10/07/2019 - The Slavic Department is pleased to announce the Vekich Scholar for 2019-20. Mason Conley was selected as this year's winner of...

  • 09/20/2019 - We are delighted to announce that Jasmina Savic has begun her new job as a Lecturer in the Department of Russian and Slavic Studies at the University of Arizona. Jasmina defended her dissertation on...