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Thursday, May 23, 2024, 4:30 – 6:30 p.m. in Denny Hall 159. Link to event details on the Slavic Department Calendar From corpora available for purchase to natural language processing models, to out-of-the-box tools for text analysis, scholars working with English enjoy many advantages. The comparatively limited market for digitized corpora with reasonable metadata in languages… Read more
From the UW Daily article, "Landless no more: Polish poet Jerzy Jarniewicz comes to campus to discuss new book," published on April 12, 2024. “The sun was fulfilling, the finger nails dug into the ground, and the river, in defiance, was no longer a border.” This is one of the many thought provoking lines of Jerzy Jarniewicz’s poetry collection. The… Read more
The Global Literary Studies program was recently featured in a Perspectives article written by Nancy Joseph. You can read the article here: Exploring Connections… Read more
The UW's new Global Literary Studies major encourages students to explore literary traditions from around the globe and all eras of human history. Continue reading on UW College of Arts & Sciences News 
On February 29, 2024, Stefana Vukadinovich, along with fellow award recipients, was recognized at a UW Libraries ceremony for having earned the UW Libraries Student Employee Scholarship, with a stipend of $1,000, for her outstanding contributions to the operations of the UW Libraries – and specifically to its Slavic and East European Section – over the past year and more. These scholarships are awarded to the Libraries’ very best student employees annually on a selective basis.
The authors are pleased to announce the publication of their new book, which is freely accessible in electronic format:   Daniel C. Waugh and Ingrid Maier, Cross-Cultural Communication in Early Modern Russia: Foreign News in Context. Seattle and Uppsala, 2023. [2], 893 pp., with 61 illustrations.  DOI:… Read more
Three new faculty books from the University of Washington cover wide-ranging topics: life in the Rio Grande Valley, fossils of Washington state and the colonial roots of contemporary intersex medicine. UW News talked with the authors to learn more. Collection highlights life in Rio Grande Valley “Puro Pinche True Fictions” is a collection of short...… Read more
Professor Piotr Florczyk was featured in a UW Daily article about translingual writing and identity on November 22nd. Link to article: Read more
On Wednesday, December 6 at 6 p.m., join the University Book Store for a discussion with José Alaniz and UW Cinema & Media Studies professor Diana Flores Ruiz! More information at this link: … Read more
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In collaboration with the UW Polish Studies Endowment Committee, award-winning poet and UW assistant professor Piotr Florczyk dedicated an event to the reading and discussion of poetry in Polish and English. Contributing writer Avery Cook dives into the importance of bilingual writing and writers.… Read more