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Drawing of Trubar
January 12, 2021
Dr. Michael Biggins, Affiliate Professor in Slavic and the Librarian of Slavic, Baltic and East European Studies in the UW Libraries, has received the 2020 Trubar Award!  This prestigious award is given only to the most highly regarded contributors in the preservation and promotion of Slovene written language and/or written cultural heritage, and is an honor to receive.  Be sure to check out the... Read more
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January 5, 2021
College of Arts & Sciences Dean Stacey explains that there is an important civic, political, social, and cultural element to an education and that you can get that in a wide variety of majors. Featured on dailyuw.com 
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January 5, 2021
Interested in the College of Arts & Sciences but don’t know what to study? Here are six majors that you may not have discovered yet. Featured on The Daily 
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December 14, 2020
Here's a quick look at some giftworthy books and music created by UW faculty and staff in 2020, and a reminder of some recent favorites. Featured on UW News 
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December 14, 2020
With one of the biggest gift-giving seasons upon us, here’s a quick look at some gift-worthy books and music created by University of Washington faculty and staff, and a reminder of some recent favorites.... Read more
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November 25, 2020
Affiliate Professor and alum, Dr. Ron LeBlanc, has recently completed a translation of Boris Pilnyak's U.S. travelogue: O'kei: An American Novel (1933).  The translation, which is the first complete English-language translation,  is available to readers in both an annotated and non-annotated version.  It is accompanied by an essay by Dr. LeBlanc, who seeks to acquaint readers with the reception that Pilnyak’s American travelogue received in the Soviet press at the time of its... Read more
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November 18, 2020
This week at the UW, attend a lecture on the history and memory of the Holocaust in the U.S.S.R. and get suggestions for what to read, watch, and listen to at home. Featured on UW News 
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November 18, 2020
Helen Noyes (BA, Slavic Languages and Literatures, 1969), discusses how her degree led to a career in the CIA. Featured on University of Washington 
Scene from Sputnik Film
October 15, 2020
Professor José Alaniz has recently reviewed the 2020 Russian horror/sci-fi film "Sputnik."  Be sure to check it out in the latest issue of KinoKultura!
Alternate cover of Allies #1 ‘Before the Dawn’
September 23, 2020
Dr. José Alaniz has just published a new essay on disability representation in Russian superhero comics.  The essay, entitled "Allies and Disability Representation in Contemporary Russian Comics," is now available to read at Comics Forum.  Be sure to check it out!

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