2019 SEELC Newsletter

2019 SEELC Newsletter

Dear Friends, For better or worse, our region continues to ignite the imagination of people in the United States. Russia and Ukraine dominate the news media and remind us constantly how much the…
The Department of Slavic and East European Languages and Cultures welcomes four new students to the graduate program. Welcome all! We're glad to have you on campus and look forward to working with…
Congratulations to all of our graduates from the past year! We wish you success in all of your future endeavors! Jake Beard – MA Advisor - Dr. Angela Brintlinger…
2019 saw the establishment of a new endowed lecture, the Kalbouss Innovative Approaches to Slavic Cultural Studies Lecture. This new annual lecture is made possible through the generosity of…
The 22nd Naylor Memorial Lecture began much like they have in years past, with Dr. Angela Brintlinger opening the event by beginning to introduce Dr. Brian Joseph, the Kenneth E. Naylor Professor.…
Two Hongor Oulanoff Memorial Lectures have come and gone since our last newsletter. Dr. Serguei Oushakine (Princeton University) presented the 2018 lecture "Soviet Things and Post-Soviet People: How…
SEELC prides itself in its engagement with communities across the state of Ohio. In March, thirty-seven high school students from Roy C. Start High School, the Russian Education Center Bookvarel, St…
Dr. Angela Brintlinger was appointed director of the Center for Slavic and East European Studies on January 1, 2019. Her work with the Center, its MA students, and its many outreach programs keeps…
Earlier this year, Russian major Johnny Amundson received a M&P Radley award from the Slavic Department. In his own words, Johnny will explain how he used his award to spend a summer in St.…
Earlier this year, Russian major Sydnee Wilke received a Professionalization Grant from the Slavic Department. In her own words, Sydnee will speak about her experiences interning at the State…
After graduating, Russian major Alex Yavornitzky traveled to Russia to teach English. Below is an update he sent earlier this year. "Я приехал сюда около двух месяцев назад, и с тех пор я отлично…