Russian

Students learn to speak, listen, read, and write in Russian; study Russian music, art, customs, literature, and cuisine; and develop their abilities to think comparatively and internationally.

Majors choose from such upper-level offerings as Advanced Russian, Russian Civilization, Russian Literature, Composition and Conversation, Tolstoy in English, and Dostoevsky in English. Cultural functions and conversation hours take place in the Russian House, a stately, historic, stone-faced dwelling where several Russian-language students live with a native Russian speaker.

News

ACS Meets to Plan Summer Program in Russia
March 25, 2019
On March 17-19, Dr. Ladygina and Dr. Preslar hosted an ACS workshop at Sewanee sponsored by the Associated Colleges of the South. Dr. Ladygina and Dr. Preslar welcomed to campus colleagues from Davidson College, Rhodes College, and University of Richmond to design a collaborative summer program in Russia that would extend the benefits of Sewanee’s long-standing Summer-in-Russia Program to students and faculty from other ACS institutions.
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Ladygina and Skomp Participate in SCSS Conference
March 25, 2019
On March 14-17, Dr. Skomp and Dr. Ladygina attended the annual gathering of the Southern Conference of the American Association of the Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies. As the president of the SCSS, Dr. Skomp presided over several committees and working groups and chaired a panel on contemporary Russian women writers. Dr. Ladygina delivered a paper titled “Toil on Trial: A New Reading of Ol’ha KoBylianska’s 1902 novel The Earth.” The conference took place in Mobile, Al.
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Maslenitsa
March 25, 2019
We are hosting Maslenitsa at the Russian House on Sunday (March 31st) at 4 pm. We'll have a lot of blinis/crepes with delicious Russian jams and the Maslenitsa effigy. See you soon! До скорой встречи!
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