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  • Matvei Yankelevich Talk a Success

    On Wednesday February 12 at 5:00 pm, the Dartmouth Library Book Arts Workshop with the Russian Departmenet hosted a talk with Matvei Yankelevich of Ugly Duckling Presse in the East Reading Room in Baker Library.

  • Temporary Relocation of Russian

    Beginning in December 2019, the Russian Department has moved to new quarters in Anonymous Hall at the north end of Campus to allow for extensive renovations to Reed Hall. We expect to return to a beautifully refurbished building in September of 2020.

  • Moscow Artist Visits Russian 1

    Moscow-based graphic artist and muralist Victoria Lomasko, during her time as artist-in-residence at Dartmouth, visited two beginning Russian language classes (Russian 1).

  • Russian Artists in America

    Victoria Lomasko, visiting Russian Artist unveiled her latest work for the Dartmouth Russian Department on Tuesday, November 12, 2019 at the Black Family Visual Arts Center.

  • A New App Augments Art at Dartmouth

    A new mobile app—developed by Mikhail Gronas, Mary Coffey, Nicola Camerlenghi, and their students—uses augmented reality technology to let viewers discover these and other hidden details in two of Dartmouth's most prized works of art.

  • Welcome Ainsley Morse!

    Ainsley Morse is the most recent addition to the Russian Department. She will be teaching RUSS 1, RUSS 2 and RUSS 7.

  • Russian Department Created in 1918

    Dartmouth's first female professor was an accomplished linguist and Russian language expert. Elizabeth Reynolds Hapgood had lived in Russia for several years, published articles and established a program in Russian language and culture at Columbia University.

  • Creative Writing in Russian

    Students in the Creative Writing in Russian course collaboratively wrote a 180-page long epistolary novel (a novel in letters) entirely in Russian. The events of the novel take place in contemporary Russia, with the plot of the novel loosely based on Shakespeare’s Hamlet.

Recent Publications

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  • Permanent Evolution: The Collected Theoretical Works of Yuri Tynianov

    Ainsley E. Morse

    (ed. and trans. AM, with Philip Redko) (Academic Studies Press, 2019)

  • Revolutionary Terrorism and Provocation in Petersburg

    Lynn Ellen Patyk

    Leonid Livak ed. A Reader's Guide to Andrei Bely's Petersburg (University of Wisconsin Press, 2019

  • The Liturgical Past in Byzantium and Early Rus

    Sean Griffin

    Cambridge Studies in Medieval Life and Thought: Fourth Series Cambridge University Press, 2019

  • The Imperative of Reliability

    Victoria Somoff

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


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