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Monday, Dec 10, 2018

Ilya Vinitsky's book Count of Sardinia: Dmitrii Khvostov and Russian Culture (Moscow: NLO, 2017) received a 2018 Marc Raeff's Book Prize of the Eighteenth-Century Russian Studies Association.

Friday, Nov 30, 2018

Asst. Professor Katherine M.H. Reishel is featured in the current ASEEES Spotlight.

When did you first develop an interest in Slavic, East European and Eurasian Studies?

Thursday, Sep 27, 2018

In late August, eight Princeton scholars - undergraduates, grad students, faculty and staff - spent a week in the town of Marburg, Germany attending an intensive workshop on digital mapping.

Friday, Sep 14, 2018
by Slavic Department

The Russian Table will meet at Wilson College on Tuesdays from 6 to 7 PM.

Wednesday, Jul 18, 2018

After the successful Final Public Oral of his dissertation, "Through Thick and Thin: The Social Life of Journals under Late Socialism" on July 13th 2018, Phil will begin as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Slavic Languages and Cultures at The Ohio State University in September.

Congratulations, Phil!

Tuesday, May 1, 2018

Tuesday, Mar 13, 2018

Click here for information on Heritage Russian language courses, and see if they are right for you.

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"

 

Thursday, Jan 11, 2018

Monday, Jan 8, 2018

Fiona Bell’s Senior thesis performance: January 11th, 12th and 13th – Whitman Theater

Tuesday, Nov 1, 2016
by Slavic Department
About the Seminar:

Moscow, Russia: June 10 - July 22, 2017

Friday, Jul 1, 2016
by Slavic Department

We are pleased to introduce 5 new faces into the Slavic Department for the new academic year. They are: Ilya Vinitsky (Professor), Irina Sandomirskaja  (Visiting Professor), Elena Fratto (Assistant Professor), Svetlana Korshunova  (...

Sunday, May 1, 2016
by Slavic Department

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. In fall 2016 she will be teaching "Masterpieces...

Sunday, May 1, 2016
by Slavic Department

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
by Slavic Department

Denis Zhernokleyev will be starting as a lecturer at Vanderbilt University in the fall.

Congratulations, Denis!

Sunday, May 1, 2016
by Slavic Department

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
by Slavic Department

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
by Slavic Department

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
by Slavic Department

Post-Concert Poetry Reading with Slavic Graduate Student Victoria Juharyan!

 

Wednesday, Oct 1, 2014
by Slavic Department

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
by Slavic Department

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
by Slavic Department

JOHN SIMON GUGGENHEIM MEMORIAL FOUNDATION

Tuesday, Apr 1, 2014
by Slavic Department

JOHN SIMON GUGGENHEIM MEMORIAL FOUNDATION

Tuesday, Apr 1, 2014
by Slavic Department

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
by Slavic Department

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
by Slavic Department

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
by Slavic Department

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
by Slavic Department

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
by Slavic Department

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
by Slavic Department

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
by Slavic Department

Anna Berman will teach nineteenth-century Russian literature and Russian opera at McGill University starting fall, 2012.  

Friday, Feb 3, 2012
by Slavic Department

The 2007 George B. Wood Legacy Sophomore Prize is awarded to Anant Kumar, a major in the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures.

The George B. Wood Legacy Sophomore Prize is presented each year to a member of the junior class in recognition of exceptional academic achievement during the sophomore year. This year, the prize was...

Thursday, Feb 2, 2012
by Slavic Department

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.