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  • The Wanderers/Di Voglers/Strannikki

    Thursday, May 5, 2016, 7:00 pm, Hopkins Center (Top of the HOP), Psoy Korolenko and Polina Shepherd, neo-cabaret bringing together avant-garde & folklore, authentic & postmodern Klezmer, Russian & Soviet Jewish song. This event is free and open to the public.

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  • Mediating a Cold War in the Digital Age

    Conference dates: Fri., May 6, 2016, Wilder 111 at 4:30 pm, Sat. May 7, 2016, Haldeman 041, Times: 10 am - 5:30 pm, Distinguished journalists, editors, scholars, and policy experts from Russia, Ukraine, Europe and the U.S.

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  • The Imperative of Reliability

    The Imperative of Reliability examines the development of nineteenth-century Russian prose and the remarkably swift emergence of the Russian novel.  Author: Assistant Professor Victoria Somoff

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  • St. Petersburg LSA+

    "Katie Fuhs '18 continues her soccer career this summer on the St. Petersburg LSA+.  If you can't read the linked article, you now have an incentive to sign up for Russian!"

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  • Russian Department Faculty

    The Russian Department Faculty gather for an informal meeting in the Russian Seminar room, 220 Reed Hall. The faculty have a diverse academic background, and welcome students to learn more about the Russian Department.

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Recent Publications

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  • Developing Conversational Russian Using Voice Tread Outside of Class

    Alfia Rakova

    Socio-Cultural and Philological Aspects of Teaching and Research. Kyoto University, Japan, 2014. pp. 507-511

  • Фланер как функция в романе Бориса Поплавского Аполлон Безобразов

    John Kopper

    Russkaia literatura

  • Poetry and Poetics: A Centennial Tribute to Kiril Taranovsky

    Barry Scherr, James Bailey, Vida T. Johnson

    Bloomington, IN: Slavica, 2014. Pp. xiii + 425. Includes the article: Barry Scherr, “Taranovsky’s Laws: Further Observations

  • The Imperative of Reliability

    Victoria Somoff

    Russian Prose on the Eve of the Novel, 1820s - 1850s (Studies in Russian Literature and Theory)