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Andrej Markovčič, a UW double major in Philosophy and History (BA 2013) and student of Slovene, is the winner of the 2012 Joseph Velikonja Undergraduate Prize, awarded by the Society for Slovene Studies for the year’s best essay or research … Continue reading
Two of Galya Diment’s books are out as paperbacks as of spring 2013: A Russian Jew of Bloomsbury (McGill-Queens UP) and Pniniad (UW Press). In addition, effective April 1, 2013, she has been appointed to the Thomas L. & Margo … Continue reading
Grad student Veronica Muskheli’s research on Russian Jewish folklore was recently featured in the Stroum Jewish Studies Program’s fall 2012 newsletter. A link is also provided to her blog post, “St. Petersburg: New Pride, Old Prejudice?”
An interview of Senior Lecturer Bojan Belić appears in the latest edition of “Bunjevačke novine.” Belić was conducting fieldwork among the Bunyevs in the city of Subotica, Serbia in mid-September. The Bunyevs are a national (ethnic) community working to have … Continue reading
Barbara Henry’s latest book, Inventing the Modern Yiddish Stage Essays in Drama, Performance, and Show Business, which she co-edited with Joel Berkowitz, was published by Wayne State University Press in May and recently reviewed (in Yiddish) in “Forverts.”
Congratulations to Kris Sakarias, one of our Russian language minors, who recently had a photograph accepted for publication in Troika: An Undergraduate Journal in Eastern European, Eurasian, and Slavic Studies. Kris captured the photograph, entitled “A Fall Evening at Peter … Continue reading
As part of the 2012 Exploration Seminar to Sochi, Russia, Lecturer Valentina Zaitseva’s students visited the television station “Max TV,” where they were interviewed about their impressions of Sochi.
The Slavic Department grieves at the passing on June 21, 2012 of Professor Emeritus Lew Micklesen, a specialist in Slavic linguistics, who taught in the department from 1954 to 1991.
In his review of Diment’s A Russian Jew of Bloomsbury, Jeffrey Meyers writes, “It’s amazing, despite Koteliansky’s severe depressions and mental breakdowns, his irascible temperament and notorious hatreds, that he was able to maintain these friendships. With D. H. Lawrence, … Continue reading
James West was awarded a two-year, $50,000 NEH Digital Humanities Grant to build an innovative interface for the Brumfield Russian Architecture Photography Collection. This involves designing and programming both the server-side search and retrieval for complex database queries, and the … Continue reading