Application Available for Study Abroad Awards to Moscow with course RSSS 305!

December 9th, 2017

Interested in farm-to-table cuisine, organic agriculture, and foodways? If so, consider taking RSSS 305: Russian and American Foodways in Spring 2018. This course provides an in-depth study of food culture, traditional cuisine, agriculture, and “locavore” movements in Russian and American (particularly Sonoran) contexts. Students enrolled in RSSS 305 are eligible (but not required) to participate in a fully funded one-week study abroad program in Moscow, Russia in May 2018. The Department of Russian and Slavic Studies will provide up to eight awards that will fully fund airfare, lodging, and food stipends during the program’s dates in Russia.

About RSSS 305: Russian and American Foodways

RSSS 305 is a seven-week II hybrid course offered in Spring 2018 (dates March 12-May 2) and meets on Fridays, 9-11:50AM. Taught by Dr. Naomi Caffee, the course will cover a variety of readings, films, lectures, and experiential learning activities; students will investigate the foodways and cultures of our two countries, with additional emphasis on contemporary issues of sustainability, environmental impact, and global interconnectedness. 

For any questions about RSSS 305 Russian and American Foodways, contact Dr. Caffee (

Study Abroad Awards

Students interested in traveling to Moscow and participating in the study abroad portion of RSSS 305 are encouraged to submit applications. Note: Applications are due by 4PM on January 25, 2018. Please see award application for details. For any questions about the study abroad program in May 2018, contact Dr. Colleen Lucey (

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