Founded in 1948, the Department of Slavic, East European and Eurasian Languages and Cultures is one of the oldest and most prominent programs in its field in the United States. The program provides students with a comprehensive education in the languages, literatures, cultures, and history of Russia, Eastern and Central Europe and Eurasia. Students are encouraged to pursue their intellectual curiosity and develop analytical skills that will make them competitive in today’s job market. In a society that becomes progressively more diverse, the department encourages its students to become global citizens by giving them the opportunity to gain insight...Learn More About Us
Photos from the Multicultural Performance Night (2019)
On May 29, 2019, we had our annual Multicultural Performance Night. Thank you to our undergraduates for performing, and to our faculty and graduate students for coming!
‘To Uncover the Secret of the Person, While Preserving the Secret as a Secret’ – A Review of the Bulgarian Dostoevsky Society’s International Symposium “The Anthropology of Dostoevsky”
by Peter Winsky In his letter of August 16, 1839, Fyodor Mikhailovich wrote to his brother Mikhail Mikhailovich that “the person is a mystery…I am studying that...
UCLA Winners of the Twentieth Annual National Post-Secondary Russian Essay Contest
On April 1st, 2019, twelve of our undergraduate scholars received awards or honorable mentions by the Twentieth Annual National Post-Secondary Russian Essay Contest (NPSREC) organized by the...