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.
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.
Slavic Department Professor and Director of Undergraduate Studies, Daria Khitrova, has recently had her book review of “Bolshoi Confidential: Secrets of the Russian Ballet From the Rule of the Tsars to Today” published in the New York Times. Click below to read:
It is with great sadness that the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures at Harvard University announces the death of Jurij Striedter, Curt Hugo Reisinger Professor of Slavic Languages and Literatures and Professor of Comparative Literature, Emeritus. Striedter passed away at his home in Tampa, Florida. Read more about In Memoriam: Professor Jurij Striedter
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).