News & Events

"Charta Story" opens in Prague with contributions from Preceptor Veronika Tuckerova.

March 30, 2017

The exhibition "Charta Story" has just opened at the National Gallery in Prague. It focuses on the important dissident organization from 1970s-1980s, called Charter 77. Slavic Department Czech preceptor, Veronika Tuckerova, wrote texts in the exhibition halls and  catalogue for this project. The exhibition will run until January 2019. 

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Article: “Ceremonial ‘Russian dress’ as a phenomenon of court culture” – co-authored by Daniel Green, published in Clothing Cultures

March 27, 2017


Daniel Green, a PhD candidate in Slavic Languages and Literatures, recently co-authored an article entitled “Ceremonial ‘Russian dress’ as a phenomenon of court culture” with Svetlana Amelekhina, Head of the Textiles Department of the Moscow Kremlin Museums. It appeared in a special issue of Clothing Cultures dedicated to clothing in imperial Russia.


Congratulations to Our 2015-2016 Degree Recipients!

June 21, 2016

The Slavic Department offers our deepest congratulations to our students who received their degrees on May 26, 2016. We are very proud of their achievements in the graduate and undergraduate programs and we look forward to seeing what lies ahead for them in their future endeavors!

Recipients of the Ph.D.:

  • Tatyana Gershkovich, “Held Captive: Tolstoy, Nabokov, and the Aesthetics of Constraint.” (May 2016).