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  • The Russian Department is pleased to announce Russian major Aldo Arellano D'17 was nominated as 2017 Russian Scholar Laureate by the American Council of Teachers of Russian.  We offer our congratulations for his outstanding efforts.

    If you are a Russian major and a junior or senior, if interested in applying please go to the following link for information:

    Post-Secondary Russian Scholar...

  • The project in Russian 2 is called "What the World Eats" . The concept was taken from In the students' oral presentations, they describe in detail in Russian the meals and expenditures of families from 27 countries. The other students post questions to the presenter and everything is conducted in Russian!

    RUSS 2 - Introductory Russian - Alfia Rakova - 9L -Winter Term 2017

  • Written in Blood: Revolutionary Terrorism and Russian Literary Culture, 1861–1881 
    Hardcover – June 20, 2017
    by Lynn Ellen Patyk
    Written in Blood offers a fundamentally new interpretation of the emergence of modern terrorism, arguing that it formed in the Russian...

  • The Russian Department cordially invites you to tea
    Wednesdays at 4:00 pm in The Russian Seminar Room
    Reed Hall 220
    Hosted by Victoria Juharyan

  • Students in Creative Writing in Russian (Russian 71, W17) collaboratively wrote a 140-page long epistolary novel (a novel in letters). The events of the novel take place in Ukraine and Russia during the recent Euromaidan revolution of 2013-2014.

    Students in Creative Writing in Russian (Russian 71, W17) – Allyssa Austin, Kaley Daleske, Timothy Messen, Luka Pejanovic, Charles Springer, and Misha Tovmashenko – collaboratively wrote a 140-page long epistolary novel (a novel in letters)...

  • Scholarship Listings:
    Dartmouth College
    Scholarship Advising Parker House, HB 6201 Room 106 Hanover, NH 03755-3529 Phone: 603.646.1622 Fax: 603.646.8190 Email: scholarship advising

    Russian Flagship Programs - American Councils
    The Overseas Russian Flagship provides undergraduate...

  • Alfia Rakova's students experienced Russian culture and cuisine first hand on a trip to Boston, MA

    I had a great time! It was my first exposure to authentic Russian culture (I’ve been exposed to Serbian culture at home, but there are definitely differences). I liked using the vocabulary and grammar I have learned thus far to interact with someone in an actual life situation rather than in the classroom, where it can sometimes feel a little stilted and unrealistic. I also loved...

  • Honorable Mention (Category A, Level 2)
    Jacob Rauh, Dartmouth College

    Bronze Medal (Category A, Levels 4 and 5)
    Grant Schutzman, Dartmouth College

    Bronze Medal (Category B, Level 2)
    Luka Pejanovic, Dartmouth College

    Silver Medal (Category C, Level 3)
    Timothy Messen, Dartmouth College

    Honorable Mention (Category C, Level 3)
    Alan Baranov, Dartmouth College

  • My goal is to update our Russian language courses and explore the topic: the Role of Women in a Changing Russian Society and in the Multi-Ethnic Society of Tatarstan. My task during the trip is to obtain the latest and best films in Russian, stories, novels and media materials, and to videotape interviews with specialists on this topic in Russia. Since this is for our language classes, I will be searching for materials to improve students’ language skills in Russian.
    My over-arching...

  • I began with Russian in junior high school, received proficiency for 1st year college Russian, and ultimately majored in it because of my love of the language and the freedom the major provided me as a pre-med from having to take extra science courses.  The perspective on the world that an understanding of Russia confers is considerable.   Like any long term knowledgeable observer of Russia from the West, I am disappointed but not surprised in the changes that have taken place there since I...