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3 weeks ago
Fulfill some of your General Education requirements with Russian and Slavic Studies. Tier II Individuals and Society - Honors Contract RSSS 315 Werewolves and Vampires: Slavic Folklore in our Culture  Instructor: Jessica Mattix 12/12/2020 - 1/12/...
1 month ago
Funding is available for UA undergraduates to take part in two exciting new opportunities to collaborate with fellow students from across the US! The Department of Russian and Slavic Studies invites applications for the following two programs, each...
5 months ago
Colleen Lucey, Assistant Professor of Russian and Slavic Studies, describes how figures from folklore, like vampires, are tied to outbreaks of disease, and how the development of these stories about vampire epidemics reflect the state of society,...
7 months ago
Jahnavi Akella, a double major in Russian Studies and Political Science, was named the 2020 Recipient of The ACTR Post-Secondary Russian Scholar Laureate Award for the University of Arizona! The American Council of Teachers of Russian (ACTR) Post-...
7 months ago
Dear College of Humanities Students, Despite the ever-changing challenges posed by the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19), the College of Humanities remains focused on two priorities for students: your health and your academic progress toward...
10 months ago
Congratulations to the College of Humanities’ Outstanding Senior for Fall 2019, Frances Lee-Forbes!  Lee-Forbes is graduating with a double major in Russian and Linguistics, 3.95 GPA. She has studied abroad thrice, has been a member of the Russian...
10 months ago
Professor Colleen Lucey (Russian and Slavic Studies) was awarded the Association for Women in Slavic Studies (AWSS) Honorable Mention for best article in Slavic women's and gender studies for her recent publication, "Fallen but Charming Creatures:...
11 months ago
University of Arizona students from underrepresented backgrounds majoring in Russian and Slavic Studies joined peers from Howard University and the University of Puerto Rico in Washington, D.C. as part of a multifaceted effort to increase diversity...
11 months ago
Call for Applications: Diversity Initiative in Russian and Slavic Studies Fully Funded Scholarships to Russia, May 2020   Application Deadline: December 20, 2019   The University of Arizona Department of Russian and Slavic Studies invites...
1 year ago
The Department of Russian and Slavic Studies is grateful to Sarah Erickson (BA Russian and Slavic Studies 2016, MA Russian and Slavic Studies 2019) for sending us an exciting update from her Fulbright trip to Russia. Read more about Sarah's...
1 year ago
Dana Vandersip, a 1988 graduate of the UA’s Russian department who went onto a prominent career in philanthropy, is the College of Humanities 2019 Alumna of the Year. The Russian courses and other Humanities classes taught Vandersip the sort of...
1 year ago
The 10th annual Tucson Humanities Festival features 10 events offering thought-provoking lectures, panels, readings and films by faculty and special guests, including poet and author Sandra Cisneros.   As new ideas develop and new technologies...

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