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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...
1 year 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...
1 year 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...
1 year 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...
1 year 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...
1 year 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...
1 year 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...
1 year 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...
1 year 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!  
1 year 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! 
1 year 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...
1 year 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,...

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