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.
Striedter was at home in Germany at least as much as he was in the United States. He was born in Novgorod, Russia, but lived and was educated largely in Germany. In 1953 he received his Dr. phil. from the University of Heidelberg. After graduating, he accepted a post-...
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).
The Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures offers its deepest congratulations to Claire Atwood '16 for winning a Captain Jonathan Fay Prize for her thesis, "Transfiguring History: Two Epic Poems About Peter the Great, 1803-1810."
The Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study awards the Fay Prize to as many as three...
The Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures congratulates the winners of this year's prizes awarded by the Setchkarev Memorial Prize Committee for best graduate and undergraduate papers written in 2015:
Joshua Barthel: Winner of the Setchkarev Memorial Prize for Best Undergraduate Paper, “The Failure of the Two Alexeys: Professional Identity in Anna Karenina”
Olga Breininger-Umetayeva: Winner of the Setchkarev Memorial Prize for Best Graduate Paper, “The Caucasus in Russian Literary Imagination: Pushkin, Lermontov and...