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Celebrating 50 years of Slavic Languages & Literatures

Slavic Department at the UW   1968-2018



Alumni are encouraged to join us in recognition of this milestone by sharing your memories with us! We'll collect them and post them here. 


We have collected numerous photos on our department Facebook page

Russian House Album 1963-68

Centennial Events

The department is hosting a 50 year celebration event on May 11th 2018:  Register to attend here

Author Douglas Smith will be 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 PeopleRasputin, 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.