News & Events

  • Malachi Price '17 (Russian Area Studies major modified with Economics) will be presenting his senior thesis titled "Choice or Destiny: The evolution of Economic Deficit Funding in the Post-Soviet States ad its Effect on Vulnerabilty to the 2008 Financial Crisis" on Friday, May 12 at 5 pm in Reed Hall room 108. Free and open to the public.  

    Presentation Abstract: The dissolution of the USSR was marked by the emergence of twenty-two...

  • 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...

  • Monday, October 3, 2016, 4:00 pm, Reed Hall, room 102
    Kathleen Braden, Seattle Pacific University

    Poaching in Russia has been reported to be of catastrophic proportions and threatens
    maintenance of biodiversity. Management of game species has stabilized some numbers,
    but both endangered species listed in the Russian Red Book and animals traditionally
    viewed as hunting prey are diminishing in some regions. Rank-and-file
    hunters, increasingly shut off from...

  • 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...

  • Cold War(m) Jewish Russian Folk Fusion

    Thursday, May 5, 2016, 7:00 pm, Hopkins Center (Top of the HOP)

    Psoy Korolenko and Polina Shepherd

    Psoy Korolenko: Picture a jetlagged Allen Ginsberg hopped up on a double espresso: a polyglot people-pleaser, a born performer, a half-serious shaman...."

    Polina Shepherd: “The...