Published: Jun 4 2012 - 8:28am
At the last faculty meeting of the year, faculty and staff honored outgoing Chair Galya Diment for her 12 years of service to the department. Galya said that it “had been a real honor and privilege to serve as chair of such a wonderful department, and that she is looking forward to doing more teaching and having more time for research.” The new Chair, Katarzyna Dziwirek, will be assuming her duties effective July 1, 2012.
Published: May 14 2012 - 4:12pm
Gordana Crnković’s latest book, In Contrast: Croatian Film Today, a volume co-edited with Aida Vidan, is now out from Croatian Film Association and Cinephilia, UK.
Published: Apr 30 2012 - 3:20pm
Published: Apr 23 2012 - 9:50am
Gordana Crnkovic’s latest book, Post-Yugoslav Literature and Film: Fires, Foundations, Flourishes, has just been published in both the U.S. and Europe. More information may be found at Bloomsbury Publishing.
Published: Apr 2 2012 - 9:09am
During winter quarter Affiliate Faculty Claudia Jensen taught a class with people hungry for education: honors students and former prison inmates in what has become the Post-Prison Community Collaboration Project.
Published: Mar 5 2012 - 1:55pm
Friend of the Slavic Department Mary Sherhart was honored by the Ethnic Heritage Council on March 2, 2012 with the Aspasia Phoutrides Pulakis Award for her significant contributions to a Northwest ethnic community. Mary, organizer of the Slavic Fest, is one of America’s leading artists in Balkan singing, a rare non-native recognized and loved by ethnic audiences.... Read more
Published: Feb 22 2012 - 10:53am
Check out the latest issue of the journal, Studies in Russian & Soviet Cinema Articles, for articles by former grad student Emily Schuckman Matthews (Ph.D. 2008) and current grad student Lena Doubivko. Congratulations to both!
Published: Dec 1 2011 - 9:24am
Galya Diment will be giving readings of her latest book, A Russian Jew of Bloomsbury, at Elliott Bay Book Store on January 24, 2012 at 7:00 p.m. and at University Book Store on January 30, 2012 at 7:00 p.m.
Published: Nov 23 2011 - 8:55am
José Alaniz has been elected chair of the International Comic Arts Forum, the leading comics studies conference in America.