Recent News

UKR Flyer
After a nearly 20 year hiatus the UW Slavic Department is proud to announce that it will be offering Ukrainian language instruction in the 2017-18 academic year!   Oksana Zubchenko will be joining us as a Fulbright FLTA scholar for the 2017-18 school year and she will be teaching the first year Ukrainian language series of classes, beginning with UKR 401 in the fall.  It will be held Mon-Friday from 9:30-10:20 in Padelford A216.  UKR 402 and 403 will follow in Winter and Spring respectively,... Read more
Class of 2017
On Friday, June 9th the Slavic department held our convocation ceremony in Parrington Hall, Room 309.  We wish to extend our most heartful congratulations to the graduating class of 2017. BA:               Alexandra Yacalis              Rachel Bryan              James Land              Natasha Ghias               Iryna Serhiychuk              Yuxi Wei MA:               Alison Knight                Nathan Marks  Ph.D.... Read more
On June 1 and 2, Eugene Lemcio (Лемцьо), Emeritus Professor of New Testament at Seattle Pacific University and Co-Founder of the UW Ukrainian Endowment, participated in a workshop organized by the UW’s International Policy Institute in the Jackson School of International Studies and co-sponsored by the Carnegie Corporation of New York. Its aim was to begin instructing foreign policy practitioners from the State Department in Washington, DC about the interface between religion and politics in... Read more
Congrats to Ph.D. student Veronica Muskheli who was selected as the Arts and Humanities candidate to recieve  the 2017-18 Graduate School Presidential Fellowship.  This award provides support for one quarter to assist Ph.D. candidates in the final stages of writing and completing their dissertation.  Veronica's dissertation presents research and the new and little studied theme of mother daughter relationships in post-Soviet Russian literature from the point of view of feminist narratology.... Read more
The Consulate General of Russia in Seattle is pleased to inform thatOmsk State Technical University welcomes international students to attend the Russian Language Country Studies Summer School. The University provides a unique opportunity for students to study the Russian language and learn more about Siberian life and culture during their summer vacations. the University provides 50... Read more
The Seagull Project Ensemble will be performing a staged reading of the play Sweet Lika at ACT in downtown Seattle on Tuesday, June 6th. Sweet Lika is a two-act play based on the correspondence between Anton Chekhov and Lidia (“Lika”) Mizinova. Tickets are only $15 and can be purchased online from ACT: Read more
The Russian Architecture event that was held at the Odegaard Library on May 6th received a nice write up in Russia Behind the Headlines, an English-language news website in Russia. Read more
We are please to announce that we will be offering a new course this Fall.  Incoming Fulbright Scholar, Justyna Budzik will be teaching POLSH 320.  "People Places and Events: Images of Poland in Comtemporary Polish Photography".  This course will be offered Mondays and Wednesdays in Padeford A216 from 2:30-4:20.  This is a great opportunity to explore the culture of modern Poland through breathtaking images.  
The Russian Film club will be screening and discussing the movie "20 Days Without War" today at 5pm in Savery 130.  Hope you can join us
RUSS 223
The Slavic Department is thrilled to announce a new class to be offered in fall 2017. "Russian Revolutions: Film" will be offered T & Th from 2:30-4:20. The class will be taught by our newest faculty member, Assistant Professor Sasha Senderovich.  Registration begins May 5th