News

Monday, Feb 5, 2018
Charles "Mackey" Swank accepts AATSEEL award for best translation! Congratulations Mackey!
Thursday, Feb 1, 2018
Congratulations Victoria! The dissertation is entitled, "The Cognitive Value of Love in Tolstoy: a Study in Aesthetics"  
Monday, Jan 8, 2018
Fiona Bell’s Senior thesis performance: January 11th, 12th and 13th – Whitman Theater
Friday, Sep 1, 2017
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The Russian Table will meet at Matthey on Mondays from 6 to 7 PM and on Wednesdays from 6 to 7 PM at Wilson College.
Tuesday, Nov 1, 2016
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About the Seminar: Moscow, Russia: June 10 - July 22, 2017
Friday, Jul 1, 2016
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We are pleased to introduce 5 new faces into the Slavic Department for the new academic year.
Sunday, May 1, 2016
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Alisa Ballard has accepted a position as tenure-track Assistant Professor of Slavic and East European Languages and Cultures at The Ohio State University, beginning in August 2016. She will defend her dissertation, The Actor's Consciousness in Russian Modernist Philosophy of Theater, on July 13.
Sunday, May 1, 2016
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Beginning this August, Emily Wang will be a member of the inaugural cohort Postdoctoral Fellows in the Society of Fellows in the Humanities at the University of Southern California. She will also be affiliated with the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures.
Sunday, May 1, 2016
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Denis Zhernokleyev will be starting as a lecturer at Vanderbilt University in the fall. Congratulations, Denis!
Sunday, May 1, 2016
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Michael Wachtel, professor of Slavic languages and Literatures and department chair since 2011, has been on the Princeton faculty since 1990. He is also affiliated with the Department of Comparative Literature.
Thursday, Oct 1, 2015
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Philosophy and Literature: In Search of Lost Synergy (Graduate Student Conference) Event date: Friday, October 16, - Saturday October 17 Event location: McCormick 106 Website: insearchoflostsynergy.wordpress.com
Friday, May 1, 2015
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Congratulations to our (very stylish) class of 2015 Slavic Language and Literature graduates! From left to right: Claudia Kelley, Morgan Nelson, Marcos Cisneros, Robin Palmer, Jake Robertson (not pictured: Fabiola Pina)
Sunday, Feb 1, 2015
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Post-Concert Poetry Reading with Slavic Graduate Student Victoria Juharyan!  
Wednesday, Oct 1, 2014
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Dr. Henry Robert Hedrick, the first person ever to be awarded the Ph.D in Slavic Languages and Literatures at Princeton in 1966 visits the Department. Dr. Hedricks dissertation title was "The poetry of Derzhavin". Pictured are Professor and chair Michael Wachtel, Dr. Hedrick, Professor Caryl Emerson and Professor Ellen Chances.  
Tuesday, Apr 1, 2014
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Kat Hill Reischl (Ph.D. University of Chicago) is delighted to be joining the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures as Assistant Professor in Fall 2014. Her areas of expertise include 20th century Russian/Soviet literature and art, the history of photography, and media theory.
Tuesday, Apr 1, 2014
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JOHN SIMON GUGGENHEIM MEMORIAL FOUNDATION
Tuesday, Apr 1, 2014
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JOHN SIMON GUGGENHEIM MEMORIAL FOUNDATION
Tuesday, Apr 1, 2014
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Windows on Eurasia Photo Contest winners! Photos by Linnea Paseiro '14 and Jessica Liang '15 have been selected as winners in the 2014 Window on Eurasia photo contest sponsored by the Program in Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies as part of the Office of International Programs' 6th annual International Eye Photo Contest:
Saturday, Feb 1, 2014
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Russian writer Dmitry Kuzmin, an award-winning poet, political commentator (especially in the sphere of gay rights), publisher, academic, and active translator of poetry into Russian (including the works of Princeton University’s own C. K. Williams), is visiting Princeton this spring.
Sunday, Sep 1, 2013
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Thomas comes to this position from an academic and teaching background in Russian and Italian language and literature, as well as in academic and special-collections librarianship.
Monday, Apr 1, 2013
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Molly will spend the 2013-2014 academic year researching the performance histories of two of Mikhail Bulgakov's plays, Moliere and The Days of the Turbins, at the Museum at the Moscow Art Theatre. In her spare time she plans on learning some German and learning how to make her own blini! Congratulations, Molly!
Monday, Apr 1, 2013
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Vrinda Chidambaram succesfullly defended her dissertation, "On Resumptive Pronouns in Slavic", on Friday, April 12, 2013 at 3:00pm, 245 East Pyne. Congratulations, Vrinda!
Wednesday, Aug 1, 2012
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Cole Crittenden, a former Slavic Ph.D (Class of 2005) has become the next Associate Dean for Academic Affairs in the Graduate School of Princeton University.
Sunday, Jul 1, 2012
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Cori will be teaching Russian, Structure of Modern Russian, and Teaching of Russian, and will be serving as the language coordinator for the department of Slavic languages and literatures.  She will also be affiliated with the Russian, East European & Eurasian Center, as well as the European Union Center.
Saturday, Jun 2, 2012
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Anna Berman will teach nineteenth-century Russian literature and Russian opera at McGill University starting fall, 2012.  
Friday, Feb 3, 2012
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The 2007 George B. Wood Legacy Sophomore Prize is awarded to Anant Kumar, a major in the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures.
Thursday, Feb 2, 2012
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Sarah Valentine became a Visiting Assistant Professor of Russian and Comparative Literature in UC Riverside's Department of Comparative Literature and Foreign Languages in Fall 2010. Her book "Into the Snow", a translation of selected poems by Gennady Aygi from the Russian, is coming out with Wave books in Spring 2011.