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    Katie Fuhs '18 has been written up in a Russian publication. Please go to the following link which is in Russian for the complete article.!Кэтрин-Фукс-Кэти-или-Катя/cd1w/559d5d950cf2361ae787bc79



  • After I graduated, I did a Fulbright Fellowship in Kazakhstan (which I was awarded thanks to my Russian skills). After that, I began a job in China where I focussed on transactions between the Former Soviet Union and China, mostly in the commodities sector.

    I ultimately realised that finance was not where I wanted to end up with my career, so I applied to architecture school. I am really enjoying my career change and studying Russian constructivist architecture is really...

  • Congratulations to the winners of the Sixteenth Annual ACTR National Post-Secondary Russian Essay Contest. In this year’s contest, there were 1,087 essays submitted from 68 universities, colleges, and institutions across the nation. Three judges read each essay and independently ranked them.

    Topic: Please write a short essay based on the following topic: “A very interesting day in my life. / Очень интересный день в моей жизни.”

    Silver Medal (Category A, Level 2)
    Dovydas ...

  • After graduation, Jill went on to complete a Master of Arts in Russian Studies from Georgetown University's  Center for Eurasian, Russian, and East European Studies. This rewarding program deepened her knowledge of the post-Soviet sphere in addition to building on the Russian language skills she acquired at Dartmouth. Jill now lives in Washington, DC and would be happy to speak with any graduates looking to further their Russian studies education.

    Capstone "...

  • Andrew Molboski
    On the Origins of the Wonder Tale: A Partial Translation of Historic Roots of the Wonder Tale 

    Description of the Thesis: As the title suggests, it is a partial translation of a book by Vladimir Iakovlevich Propp, where argues that the plot and motifs fairy tales (or wondertales) are derived from actual rituals that actually exists. That is, in the wondertale the hero leaves from home, goes to some distant world or kingdom, and returns, usually with some magical...

  • Andrew Chapman, Dartmouth Department of Russian
    Tuesday, May 19 in Reed Hall 108 at 4:00 pm
    In his talk, Chapman will discuss two recent documentary film/media projects currently
    produced in Russia (The Term [2013-] and Reality [2014-]). The producers liken these
    projects, which exist online in a series of different media reporting platforms, to “A
    Russian Vice Media” or “Russkii Vice.” The two projects feature over one hundred
    amateur cameramen, who are given...


  • I graduated from Dartmouth in 2010. While at Dartmouth, I went on the LSA+ to St. Petersburg, and volunteered at Kitezh, a children’s community in the Kaluga region of Russia. My experience volunteering at Kitezh led me to pursue a career in teaching and working with children. Immediately upon graduation, I participated in the New York City Teaching Fellow program, where I earned my master’s degree from Hunter College in special education and taught in both middle school and high...

  • I participated in the State Department's Critical Language Scholarship for the summer of 2012 in Vladimir, Russia. Overall, I really enjoyed Vladimir; the people were very hospitable and friendly. The program was definitely challenging; the institute often gave us 4+ hours of homework every day, and made us take a pledge not to speak English while in the program. However, I learned an astounding amount of Russian, and I could see my Russian vocabulary and grammar grow week by week. Moreover...

  • Since graduating, I have been teaching elementary literacy in Dallas in a bilingual, Spanish-language classroom through Teach for America. I love teaching and especially teaching in a bilingual program. Outside of work, I am coaching lacrosse for a high school girls' team and also started a program at our elementary school.

  • After graduation, Sarah moved to Knoxville, Tennessee, where she worked as the managing editor of Cityview, a local city magazine. She also co-founded Fare Forward: A Christian Review of Ideas, an online and print magazine for post-college adults interested in the ideas that shape the world around them, that is now in its fourth year. She currently works as the non-fiction Editorial Coodinator at HarperCollins Christian Publishing and lives in Murfreesboro, Tennessee, with her husband...