Languages and Literatures
News & Events
Russian students of all levels and others interested in speaking Russian, stop by the Russian Language Table at 4pm on Oct. 19, Nov. 2 and Nov. 16 at the Allison Dining Hall. Refreshments provided!
Congratulations to Slavic major Jessica Castellanos, who is in Kazakhstan on a Boren Scholarship, participating in the Russian Language and Area Studies Program in Almaty. She hopes to spend the summer in Astana to help with Expo 2017, an international renewable energy conference!
Congratulations to recent grad Carmen Finashina, PhD, and grad student Polina Maksimovich! Both will be teaching at Loyola University Chicago this year!
Slavic Major Blair Dunbar received a 2015-2016 Fulbright U.S. Student Award to Russia! http://www.northwestern.edu/newscenter/archives/special/fulbright-2015/index.html Polish language student Weronika Wasilewski just received a Fulbright to work as an English Teaching Assistant at a university in Poland this fall. Gratulacje!!
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.