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1 year 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,...
1 year 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! 
1 year 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...
1 year 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...
1 year 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 “...
1 year 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...
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...
2 years 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 “...
3 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...
3 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...

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