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  • Tatyana Gershkovich

    We welcome Tatyana Gershkovich, a doctoral candidate in Slavic Languages and LIteratures at Harvard University. She will be a visiting lecturer in the department for the fall term, teaching introductory Russian and Introduction to Russian Civilization (RUSS 10).

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  • St. Petersburg LSA+

    "Katie Fuhs '18 continues her soccer career this summer on the St. Petersburg LSA+.  If you can't read the linked article, you now have an incentive to sign up for Russian!"

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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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  • In Brief

    Deborah Garretson, associate professor of Russian, translated documents to aid the United States and the Russian Federation as they negotiated a follow-up to the 1991 Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (START). 

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Recent Publications

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  • The Origin of Slavic Historical Imperative

    Mikhail Gronas

    Russian Linguistics

  • Фланер как функция в романе Бориса Поплавского Аполлон Безобразов

    John Kopper

    Russkaia literatura

  • On the Metahistorical Roots of the Fairytale

    Victoria Somoff

    Western Folklore

  • The Byronic Terrorist: Boris Savinkov’s Literary Self-Mythologization

    Lynn Ellen Patyk

    Just Assassins? The Culture of Russian Terrorism