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  • Breaking Down Babel

    Pavel Lion, a.k.a. Psoy Korolenko (US-Russia), is a singer/songwriter, translator, scholar andjournalist. A Concert/Lecture/Sing-Along, Wed. Oct. 24, 2018, 4:30 pm, TOP of the HOP, Hopkins Center

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  • Russian Tea Fall 2018

    Come practice your Russian (any level), find out about Russian courses offered at Dartmouth, learn about Russian food and culture, play games, read poetry, watch cartoons, and have fun conversations in English and Russian.

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  • Welcome Stuart Finkel!

    Stuart Finkel is the most recent addition to the Russian Department after many years teaching history at the University of Florida in Gainesville.

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  • Our Faculty of Humanities Say

    From terrorism as it has been influenced by the literary imagination to concepts of political paranoia and conspiracy theories, Professor Patyk looks at cognition and narrative to ask "how do we know which stories to believe, and how do stories influence our perceptions of reality?:"

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  • Welcome Class of 2022

    The study of Russian offers you a passport to the culture of the world’s largest country. Knowledge of Russian and Russian culture will open doors to careers in government, journalism, national and cyber security, the military, and energy.

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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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  • Teaching Russian to American Students Through Language Work on Films and Stories About Women

    Alfia Rakova

    Cross-Cultural Studies: Education and Science, Volume 2, Issue 1, March 2017, pp 100-106

  • On Disappointment in Terrorism, War, and Revolution: Boris Savinkov’s What Didn’t Happen and Leo Tolstoy’s War and Peace"

    Lynn Ellen Patyk

    The Russian Review (vol. 77, No. 1, 2018)

  • Written in Blood Revolutionary Terrorism and Russian Literary Culture, 1861–1881

    Lynn Ellen Patyk

    University of Wisconsin Press 2017

  • The Imperative of Reliability

    Victoria Somoff

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

Events

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