News

1 year ago
The Department of Russian and Slavic Studies congratulates Svetlana Popovic on receiving her MA in Russian and Slavic Studies. Svetlana was hooded by Dr. Grace Fielder during the College of Humanities Ceremony on December 14, 2018.  Way to go,...
1 year ago
The Department of Russian and Slavic Studies is excited to announce two new study abroad programs in Moscow!    Russian Theatre and Performance Application Deadline: February 25, 2019 Program Dates: May 10-May 27, 2019  Description: Study acting and...
1 year ago
THE POWER OF THE POWERLESS: A 1968 RETROSPECTIVE Join us for the symposium “The Power of the Powerless: A 1968 Retrospective” on Nov. 2, 2018. This event brings together scholars from multiple disciplines and perspectives on the 50th anniversary of...
2 years ago
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 “...
2 years ago
Colleen Lucey, Naomi Caffee and Benjamin Jens have been awarded a Department of State Peer-to-Peer Grant administered by the American Embassy in Moscow for 2017-2018. This grant will fund a new project between UA Department of Russian and Slavic...
2 years ago
The UA Russian & Slavic Studies Department is now on social media!  Check out our Facebook page and make sure to click "like" and "follow" to receive our latest updates on courses, events, and news in the field. You are also welcome to follow us...
3 years ago
Haley Starr reflects on what she learned over the course of the Fall 2016 semester in instructor Zura Dotton's course "Kazakhstan: Heart of Eurasia". Thank you, Haley, for sharing your experience with the department and the campus community!
3 years ago
As part of instructor Zura Dotton's course "Kazakhstan: The Heart of Eurasia" students Zarifah Agardy, Stephanie Littig, and Jacob Robishaw receive training on how to play traditional Kazakh instruments. Thank you Zarifah, Stephanie, and Jacob for...
3 years ago
How does language influence politics, culture, and art in modern Kazakhstan? Read Matthew Lichtenberger's intriguing and insightful essay on the history of the Kazakh language. Written as part of coursework for RSSS 195 with instructor Zura Dotton,...
3 years ago
The Russian and Slavic Studies Department, along with SILLC and the College of the Humanities, congratulates Ari Meldrum and Megan McNaughton for the their recent awards! Ari Meldrum was awarded the 2016 Florence Borozan Memorial Award for Russian...
3 years ago
Instructor Dotton and her class "The Other Kazakhstan" report that their Abai poetry reading with fellow students from Nazarbayev University on April 6 was a huge success. Professor Albrecht Kressen (German Studies) attended the event and commented...
3 years ago
Students in 195A: Kazakhstan - The Heart of Eurasia celebrated Nauriz with dancing, food, and presentations.

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