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Slavic Symposium Initiated
The Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures cordially invites you to the Slavic Symposium. The goal of the Slavic Symposium is to allow students and faculty to present their research work, share ideas and receive feedback in a friendly ... Full Story »

Alumnus Don Fiene Remembered
Donald Mark Fiene, an alumnus of the Indiana University Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures and longtime professor at the University of Tennessee, passed away Monday, Sept. 2, in Oakland, California.Mr. Fiene, 83, was born in Schenectady, ... Full Story »

Vasili Fiedorow, Professor Emeritus of Modern Languages »

IU Undergrad Awarded Euroculture Scholarship
Lauren Bridges, a senior at Indiana University and a student assistant in the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures, was selected as a recipient for the Erasmus Mundus scholarship for the Master of Arts “Euroculture- Europe in the wider ... Full Story »

Slavic Chair Wins NEH Research Grant
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. –Russell Valentino, chair of the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures, has received a 3-year, $220,000 collaborative research grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities to partner with the Russian State ... Full Story »

Undergrad Russian Major Wins LIFT Scholarship
BLOOMINGTON, Ind.--Alyssa Lindley, a junior IUB student majoring in Russian, was selected as a recipient of a Council on International Educational Exchange (CIEE) Language Intensive Focus Track (LIFT) scholarship for the spring 2013 semester. ... Full Story »

Doludenko Wins Jerzy Kolodziej Teaching Award
BLOOMINGTON, Ind.—Slavic graduate student Elena Doludenko was recently awarded the first annual Jerzy Kolodziej Excellence in Teaching Award at the department’s annual Spring Tea. The award recognizes exceptional teaching and is awarded to an ... Full Story »

Slavic Department Hosts Night of Talents
BLOOMINGTON, Ind.—On April 18, 2013, the Indiana University Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures hosted “A Night of Talents” in Rawles Hall, an evening of song, dance, and poetry in celebration of Slavic culture and arts. Students ... Full Story »

Slavic's Beinek Earns Fulbright Award
BLOOMINGTON, Ind.—Justyna Beinek, Ph.D., assistant professor in the Slavic Languages and Literatures Department and Director of the Polish Language, Literature, and Culture Program at Indiana University, has been awarded a Fulbright Scholar grant ... Full Story »

IU Slavic Welcomes Russell Valentino
BLOOMINGTON, Ind.—The Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures in the College of Arts and Sciences is proud to welcome Russell Scott Valentino, as department chair beginning January 2013. A literary scholar, translator, and editor, Professor ... Full Story »