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Graduate Student Awards, Fellowships, and Other Recognitions 2018-2019

June 25, 2019

Congratulations to our students who have won ASEEES Dissertation Research Grants:

Jenya Mironava for research on “Redefining Ornamentalism: Patterns of Time in Remizov, Khlebnikov, and Nabokov”

Julian Pokay for research on “Poetic Friendship and Poetic Circles, the (Self-)Formation of the Poet, and the Role of the Muse in Leningrad Underground Culture of the Early 1960s”

 

The Slavic Department congratulates the Spring 2019...

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In Memoriam: Vladimir Gitin (January 23, 1942 – June 8, 2019)

June 24, 2019

In Memoriam Vladimir Gitin (January 23, 1942 – June 8, 2019) Vladimir Evseevich Gitin died in Ashdod, Israel in June, 2019, at the age of 77. Volodya, as he was known by all who worked with him, worked at Harvard as a teacher of language and literature for more than 25 years.

Born in Astrakhan, Volodya was educated at the Herzen Institute in Leningrad, from which he received his Candidate’s degree in 1967. He emigrated to the United States in 1976.

An alumnus of the Slavic Department’s PhD program, Volodya defended his doctoral dissertation “Innokentii Annenskii and...

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Graduate student Abigail Weil: "How a 1920s Novel Started an International Restaurant Craze" (published in Serious Eats)

February 26, 2019

Graduate Student Abbie Weil has recently been published on the front page of the popular Serious Eats culinary website. Click the link below to read her article, "How a 1920s Novel Started an International Restaurant Craze."

 

https://www.seriouseats.com/2019/02/restaurants-inspired-by-the-good-soldier-svejk.html

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Alumna Scarlet Marquette (PhD '13) Accepts Director Position at Singularity University

August 3, 2018
Congratulations to Scarlet Marquette, who received her PhD from the Slavic Department in 2013, on her new position as Director, Strategic Relations at Singularity University, a Silicon Valley think tank. We wish her well in this move to a whole new academic and business environment, and look forward to learning from her experiences in academic and entrepreneurial leadership.