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January 4, 2021

At the beginning of the year, Dr. Brian Joseph was elected an external member of the Kosova Academy of Sciences.

Congratulations on this well-deserved honor Dr. Joseph!

December 31, 2020

It is with great sorrow the we announce the passing of Emeritus Professor Dr. George Kalbouss.

Dr. Kalbouss taught in the Department of Slavic and East European Languages and Literatures…

November 23, 2020

The Guido, Olga, and Roland G. Dartau Scholarship honors the memory of the Dartau family. Roland Dartau was born in 1931 in Riga, Latvia. He was the son of Olga Mikhailovna Nikolaeva Dartau and…

November 12, 2020

SEELC Graduate Student Katya Tikhonyuk's review of of Graphic Satire in the Soviet Union: Krokodil’s Political Cartoons by John Etty has been published in European Comic Art (vol. 13, no. 2,…

August 19, 2020

Russian major Alejandra Schwarz was recently awarded a Global Arts + Humanities Undergraduate Society of Fellows Research Fellowship. In her own words below, Alejandra describes what drew her to…

May 21, 2020

Dr. Jennifer Suchland was recently been named a 2020 Mellon/ACLS Scholars & Society Fellow. Her project, “Abolition Today: An Initiative for Public Reflection on Human Trafficking and Criminal…

May 6, 2020

To all of our majors, minors, and students who took courses in our department, thank you for all of your hard work and dedication during this most unprecedented term! Since we were not able to…

April 7, 2020

Sydnee Wilke, who graduates this spring with a double major in Russian and international studies, has been awarded a 2020 Fulbright English Teaching Assistant Award.

The status of the…

March 11, 2020

All SEELC events scheduled for the remainder of the Spring 2020 semester have been cancelled. This includes:

March 20, Kalbouss Lecture March 25, Spring Kapustnik April 3, Naylor Lecture…