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  • 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)...

  • Monday, March 27, 2017
    ORIENTATION in 105 Dartmouth Hall  6 to 7 p.m.
    (If you have never been an A.T., Orientation is MANDATORY)

    PRACTICE SESSIONS for all Veteran & Non-Veteran A.T.s
    (Reed Hall, room 103)

    •  Monday, March 27, 2017:             7 to 8 pm    
    •  Tuesday, March 28, 2017:             6 to 7 pm               
    •  Wednesday, March 29, 2017:         6 to 7 pm    

    Jury to be held on Thursday, March 30, 2017
    (Reed 103...

  • RUSS 36
    Mon, Wed, Fri 12:50 - 1:55
    Instructor: Victoria Juharyan
    *Taught in English. Open to all classses
    Dist: LIT;WCult: W.
    *Readings in English with optional Russian available
    Please contact Victoria Juharyan for further information.

  • RUSS 32
    This course will consider the major works of 20th century Russian literature. During
    that century, the people of Russia experienced a series of cataclysmic events
    including two World Wars; the overthrow of the 300-year-old Romanov dynasty and
    the triumph of the Bolshevik revolution; a Civil War; the mass trauma of
    collectivization; the Great Terror of Stalinism; and the collapse of the Soviet Union.
    Professor Victoria Somoff @11
    Taught in English....

  • Spring 2017
    RUSS 14
    Lynn Patyk @ 2 hour

    No prerequisites required!

    An interpretive history of Russian, Soviet, Post-Soviet and Central European film. Topics include: tsarist Russia and the psychological school of the silent film (Evgeny Bauer); the Revolution and the Golden Age of Soviet montage (Sergey Eisenstein and Dziga Vertov); Stalinism and film as an instrument of mind control and propaganda; late Soviet symbolist cinema (Andrey...

  • 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...