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Professor Lucey (Russian and Slavic Studies) was awarded the 2019 Fisher Fellowship to participate in this year's Summer Research Lab (SRL) at Illinois University. As the 2019 Fisher Fellow, Dr. Lucey presented her research on the representation of...
1 month ago
Thirty students from Tucson's Academy of Math and Science (AMS) got a chance to put their Russian to use during their visit to UA on April 11, 2019. The middle schoolers visited the Department of Russian and Slavic Studies to take part in the campus...
2 months ago
Thee Department of Russian and Slavic Studies congratulates Daria Loginova for receiving the Bronze Medal (Category C, Level 3) in the ACTR National Post-Secondary Russian Essay Contest.  Congratulations, Daria!  
2 months ago
The AATSEEL - AZ Conference was held at University of Arizona April 3-4, 2019. With over thirty attendees from around the state, the conference was bustling with ideas! Many thanks to Dr. Liudmila Klimanova for organizing the event, as well as the...
2 months ago
The Department of Russian and Slavic Studies is pleased to congratulate Valentina Vinokurova (MA student in RSS) for receiving the 2019 COH Outstanding GAT Award! Congratulations, Valentina! 
2 months ago
Students from Dr. Anastasiia Gordiienko's RSSS 305: Russian and American Foodways took part in an Iron Chef competition on April 13, 2019. The students worked in groups of three to prepare traditional Russian cuisine, including borscht, piroshki,...
2 months ago
On March 27th, students from RSSS 305: Russian and American Foodways had a Russian breakfast at European Deli and Market. The RSSS 305  students, who have been studying the relationship of food to social and individual identity-building processes,...
2 months ago
Congratulations to Sarah Erickson for receiving a Fulbright ETA Award! Sarah completed her BA in Russian and Slavic Studies at the UA and is currently finishing her MA degree in the department. We are so proud of her amazing accomplishment! 
2 months ago
Students in two popular College of Humanities courses invite the campus to explore myths and what it means to be human. Three figures – the zombie, the vampire and the werewolf – have captivated the human imagination for centuries. These creatures...
2 months ago
2019 AATSEEL–Arizona Conference The University of Arizona Department of Russian and Slavic Studies April 5-6, 2019, Tucson Friday, April 5 – Location - Modern Languages Building (MLB) (1423 E. University Blvd) 2:00 – 2:50       Pre-session– Graduate...
2 months ago
Dr. Helena Goscilo (Ohio State University), visited University of Arizona on March 14-15 to give our Russian and Slavic Studies Art and Culture Lecture “Graphic Imperatives in Soviet Sport.” In addition, Professor Goscilo conducted the workshop “...
3 months ago
The University of Arizona ranks among the top 10 universities in the nation for producing graduates with foreign language degrees. According to a new Chronicle of Higher Education analysis of U.S. Department of Education data for the 2016-17...

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