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.


Borsch soup
Borsch Fest Returns
February 4, 2019
How do Russians survive the long, cold winter? With borsch! The Russian House is happy to invite you to our annual Borsch Fest next Sunday, February 10th, at 4 pm. Be warm and healthy with us!
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Professors Ladygina and Skomp Participate in ASEEES Conference
December 13, 2018
Last week, Dr. Skomp and Dr. Ladygina attended and participated in panel discussions during the 50th annual convention of the Association of Slavic, Eastern European, and Eurasian Studies (ASEEES), which took place in Boston.
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Fourth annual International Karaoke Night!
November 9, 2018
The fourth annual International Karaoke Night on Nov. 8 was a raucous event with international food, great music, and prizes! Students sang in Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Russian, and Spanish. The three judges - Hiydees Feliciano-Torres, C'20, community member Linda Heck, and Jenna Whitehead, C'20 - chose the winners based on such factors as voice quality, audience response, and complexity of the song.
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