Slavic Department at the UW: 1968-2018
- Department history
- History of the Russian House
- Department fact sheet (December 2017)
- Recent article in the UW Daily profiling the department
Alumni are encouraged to join us in recognition of this milestone by sharing your memories with us! Please send us your photos, stories, anecdotes, etc. at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The department hosted a 50-year celebration event on May 11, 2018, with author Douglas Smith giving a talk titled "In Search of the Real Rasputin" at 6:30pm in Kane Hall room 210.
Douglas Smith is an award-winning historian and translator and the author of Former People, Rasputin, and other books on Russia. Before becoming a historian, he worked for the U. S. State Department in the Soviet Union and as a Russian affairs analyst for Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty in Munich. He lives in Seattle with his wife and two children.