Congratulations Class of 2020!

Published: June 12, 2020

On behalf of the Department of Slavic, East European and Eurasian Languages and Cultures, we congratulate the Class of 2020! Please enjoy our slideshow video honoring our graduating majors and minors here.  

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We cordially invite you to attend the 23rd Annual UC Undergraduate Conference on Slavic and East/Central European Studies

Published: April 27, 2020

See conference program here.   In order to register please enter your name, affiliation (either by University or your relation to one of the presenters), and email address BY FRIDAY MAY 1 at 3 PM PACIFIC TIME on the following Google Spreadsheet: After you have registered you will receive the Zoom Meeting links and passwords…

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Gorky Media Interview with Professor Igor Pilshchikov

Published: April 23, 2020

«Пригов в Пизе показал мне, после какой секции начинает искривляться Пизанская башня» Интервью с филологом Игорем Пильщиковым Игорь Пильщиков — филолог, профессор UCLA, главный редактор Фундаментальной электронной библиотеки «Русская литература и фольклор», редактор журнала Philologica (1994–2013). По просьбе «Горького» Мария Нестеренко обсудила с Игорем Алексеевичем его научную биографию: учебу у Лотмана, занятия поэзией XIX века, работу над специализированными электронными библиотеками, а также…

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Slavic Department has transitioned to online platforms for the remainder of the academic year

Published: March 16, 2020

In light of the ongoing COVID-19 situation, all lectures, discussions, and office hours will be conducted online via Zoom and other virtual platforms effective Wednesday, March 11th 2020 through the remainder of the 2019-20 academic year. Additionally, all student advising appointments will be conducted by appointment via Zoom. For more information, please contact Student Affairs…

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Dmitry Kuzmin Visits UCLA to Give Guest Lecture on Poetry and Media in Russia Today

Published: February 25, 2020

On Monday, Dmitry Kuzmin visited the UCLA Department of Slavic, East European and Eurasian Languages and Cultures to deliver a guest lecture titled “Poetry and Media in Russia Today.” Kuzmin is a Russian poet, scholar, journalist and editor, and, in 2002, he was awarded the prestigious Andrei Bely Prize for his contributions to the promotion…

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Ph.D. Candidate Sasha Razor publishes article on Russian and Russophone diaspora across California

Published: December 4, 2019

Sasha Razor, a Ph.D. candidate in the Depart of Slavic, East European & Eurasian Languages & Cultures, has had her article on the history and character of Russian and Russophone immigration to California published by the University of Helsinki. Written in collaboration with University of Helsinki professor Ekaterina Protassova, the article details Russian publications, networks…

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Polish writer Olga Tokarczuk wins Nobel Prize in Literature

Published: October 14, 2019

The Polish novelist and activist Olga Tokarczuk won the Nobel prize in literature. Tokarczuk was born in Sulechow near Zielona Gora, in Western Poland.Tokarczuk has been described as one of the most critically acclaimed and commerically successful authors of her generation. In 2018, she won the Man Booker International Prize for her novel Flights (translated by Jennifer Croft), becoming the first…

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