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News & Events

Ongoing Events

  • Bosnian-Croatian-Serbian (BCS) Table: Wednesdays, 6 p.m., at The Runcible Spoon (412 E 6th St). Contact Marina Antic ( for more information.
  • Romanian Language Table: Wednesdays, 7.30 p.m., The Runcible Spoon (6th St). Contact Elena Popa ( for more details.
  • Russian Language Table: Fridays, 4:00-6:00 p.m. at at the Pourhouse Cafe (314 E Kirkwood Ave). Contact Alex Kohut ( for more details.
  • Ukrainian Language Table: Fridays, 5:00 p.m., The Runcible Spoon (6th St). Contact Svitlana Melnyk ( for more details.

Upcoming Events

  • Thursday, March 22, 2018, 4:30 - 6:00 p.m. "From Selma to Moscow: How Human Rights Activists Transformed U.S. Foreign Policy", Psychology Building 101. A talk by historian Sara Snyder, Associate Professor of History at American University.
  • Friday, March 23, 2018, 1:00 p.m. The Unkrainian Studies Organization presents "Geographical Attachment and Imaginative Freedom: Mikhail Bulgakov and Kyiv", GISB 3134. A talk by Nataliya Shpylova-Saeed. Born in Kyiv, Mikhail Bulgakov (1891-1940) spent years in the city that significantly shaped
    his artistic imagination. What is Bulgakov’s Kyiv? Why does this city have such a gripping effect? This presentation offers a brief journey into the Kyiv that Bulgakov seems to have never left.
  • Monday, March 26, 2018, 7:15-9:15 p.m. Slavic Talent Show, Rawles Hall 100. Join us for a fun celebration of Slavic and East European languages and cultures at the annual Slavic Talent Show! There will be student performances and light refreshments. All are welcome!

Past Events

  • March 7, 2018, 4:00 p.m. Horizons of Knowledge, Lecture Co-sponsored by the Borns JSP, Russian and East European Institute, and the Polish Studies Center: “Diaspora as a Model: On the Transfer of the Motif of 'The Stateless Nation' between Polish Nationalism and Zionism.” A Lecture by Marcos Silber, Senior Lecturer (Associate Professor) in the Department of Jewish History at the University of Haifa, GISB 1060
  • March 8, 2018, 4:00 p.m. Ukrainian Textiles - Tradition & Change, by Monica Kindraka Jensen, GISB 3067
  • March 8, 2018, 5:30 p.m. Polish Studies Center Presents: 6th Annual Timothy Wiles Memorial Lecture: “The Return of National Communism”, IMU University Club, President's Room