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The high-achieving students of the UCLA Russian Flagship Program

Published: August 26, 2015

The UCLA Russian Flagship Program is not for slackers. The five-year program aims to produce graduates with “superior proficiency” in Russian. That is, graduates who can carry out professional-level interactions and tasks in Russian in the areas of their major(s), with superior speaking, listening, reading and writing skills. Students in the program must complete both…

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The Department Welcomes Assistant Professor Vadim Shneyder

Published: August 26, 2015

The department is pleased to announce the appointment of Vadim Shneyder to the faculty. Dr. Shneyder joins the department as an Assistant Professor after having finished his Ph.D. in 2015 at Yale University. His dissertation focuses on narrative engagement with capitalism and the rhetorical response to the discipline of political economy in the works of…

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