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Prof. Roman Koropeckyj discusses Romantic poet Adam Mickiewicz on “Encounters with Polish Literature”

Published: March 11, 2022

On January 19, 2022, before the invasion, Prof. Roman Koropeckyj (UCLA) and David A. Goldfarb recorded a conversation for “Encounters with Polish Literature” about Poland’s Romantic national poet, Adam Mickiewicz–his area of specialization and a fitting subject for the Year of Polish Romanticism declared by the Polish Sejm or parliament for 2022. It is available…

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SEEELC Response to Recent Events in Ukraine

Published: February 28, 2022

The UCLA Department of Slavic, East European & Eurasian Languages & Cultures represents a diverse community of scholars and students dedicated to studying, researching and communicating the intellectual and cultural riches of this geocultural area. As such, we condemn the unprovoked and unjustified February 2022 assault on Ukraine by Russian Federation troops in contravention of…

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Two Department Affiliates Honored in Russia

Published: June 18, 2021

Books by former graduate student Maya Kucherskaia and Adjunct Professor Vladimir Papernyj have both been shortlisted among the thirteen books singled out for recognition in the sixteenth annual “Great Books” Literary Prize in Moscow (see Объявлен шортлист премии «Большая книга», https://www.labirint.ru/news/30945/. Maya’s book is a very literary biography of Nikolai Leskov, and has also been…

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Russian Flagship Senior wins Boren Award, State Department Internship

Published: June 18, 2021

  By Peggy McInerny, Director of Communications |  UCLA International Institute, June 9, 2021 Joseph Matveyenko (UCLA 2021) will graduate from UCLA later this week with a double major in Russian studies and political science. Not only did he complete two B.A.s at UCLA, he wrote two research theses — one for each program — and…

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Congratulations Class of 2021!

Published: June 18, 2021

On behalf of the Department of Slavic, East European and Eurasian Languages and Cultures, we congratulate the Class of 2021!    

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Three UCLA Russian Flagship Students Win Critical Language Scholarship

Published: May 14, 2021

This year, three of UCLA’s Russian Flagship students were awarded the prestigious Critical Language Scholarship (CLS). CLS is a fully-funded intensive overseas language and cultural immersion program, sponsored by the U.S. Department of State. With an acceptance rate of only 10%, the CLS program is very selective. Although the program will take place remotely this summer,…

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We cordially invite you to attend the 24th Annual UC Undergraduate Conference on Slavic and East/Central European Studies

Published: April 16, 2021

See conference program here.   We cordially invite you to attend the 24th Annual UC Undergraduate Conference on Slavic and East/Central European Studies on Saturday, April 24, 2021. In order to register please enter your email, your name and your affiliation in this from: https://forms.gle/cFQU3bQ1iPAhdS3s9 prior to Friday, April 23rd, 2021. After you have registered…

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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: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1-lx6WoQHC36ys0pqUYhMqxzqmaixEvCkmOcRo4L_uRM/edit?usp=sharing After you have registered you will receive the Zoom Meeting links and passwords…

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