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1 week 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...
4 weeks 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...
2 months 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...
2 months 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...
2 months 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...
3 months ago
The Department is excited to welcome its biggest cohort of MA graduate students! Welcome to our new eight MA graduate students:   Andrew Bedoy, Mikhail Berlin, Maria Donahoe, Anna Fomchenko Buchanan, Kevin Larger, Conor Ryan, Ian Severson, and Assem...
4 months ago
Call for Applications: Diversity Initiative in Russian and Slavic Studies Application Deadline: September 5, 2019   The Department of Russian and Slavic Studies invites applications from current UA undergraduates majoring or minoring in Russian to...
5 months ago
This spring Natalia Sletova, a RSSS MA Program graduate, had an opportunity to share her native language and culture with middle and high schoolers during New Subject Exploration Days at the Gregory School in Tucson. This unique opportunity became...
5 months ago
Collaborative digital humanities project unites UA Russian and French classes with students in Canada and Kazakhstan An examination of life near international borders yields the expected divisions between countries and languages, but also evidence...
5 months ago
Dr. Liudmila Klimanova (Russian and Slavic Studies) was awarded a research fellowship for summer 2019 to fund her project “The Phenomenology of Experience in an Intensive Language Immersion Program”.  Dr. Klimanova's research is supported by the...
5 months ago
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...
7 months 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...

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