News & Events

Russian Language Tables Wednesdays, April 12 and 26; May 10 and 24 in Allison Hall

Russian students of all levels and others interested in speaking Russian, stop by the Russian Language Table at 4pm on Apr. 12 and 26; May 10 and 24 in the Allison Dining Hall. The Russian Table is led by Slavic grad student Polina Maksimovich. Refreshments provided!

Congratulations to Carmen Finashina and Polina Maksimovich on New Teaching Positions

Congratulations to recent grad Carmen Finashina, PhD, and grad student Polina Maksimovich! Both will be teaching at Loyola University Chicago this year!

Congratulations to Tony Topoleski on his article published in Literary Matters

Slavic graduate student Tony Topoleski has an article published in the most recent issue of Literary Matters. Topoleski discusses Dog Star Notations and other poems by Håkan Sandell, one of Sweden’s preeminent poets.

New "Dead Souls Club" meets on Tuesday Evenings

Fans of Russian Literature have formed a new club, the Dead Souls Society, which meets Tuesdays at 7pm in Willard Hall (1835 Hinman Ave.) in the common room--OR just outside Kresge Hall 3305 (Slavic Department foyer). The club is open to all students interested in meeting with Professor Saul Morson to discuss short works of Russian Literature. For more information, contact:

Congratulations Professor Weil

Professor Emeritus Irwin Weil's book, From the Cincinnati Reds to the Moscow Reds: The Memoirs of Irwin Weil, earned a positive review in Russian via the Independent Newspaper, written by Vladimir Kataev. The book was published in English in May 2015.