Sewanee: The University of the South

Students become adept at speaking, listening, and writing through courses in Russian language; study Russian music, art, customs, and cuisine; read 19th- and 20th- century Russian literature; and develop their abilities to think comparatively and internationally.

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Foreign Language degrees pay off!

September 8, 2014

According to a study published in the Wall Street Journal and conducted by the National Association of Colleges and Employers, among liberal arts graduates, the highest paying entry-level salaries are paid to students with foreign language and literature degrees. The average starting salary for foreign language degree holders in 2014 was $46,900/year.

Windows into Heaven: Russian Icons from the Lilly and Francis Robicsek Collection of Religious Art

June 23, 2014

This exhibition brings together almost three dozen Russian icons dating from the 18th and 19th centuries, during the time of the Romanovs, selected from the collection of Lilly and Francis Robicsek of Charlotte, N.C. Commentary is provided by the North Carolina Museum of History. The exhibit will be open June 23, 2014 through October 18, 2014, Monday through Friday, 1 pm to 5 pm

Russian Artists’ Exhibit Coming to Chattanooga

August 19, 2013

Ludmilla Pawlowska

Icons in Transformation — a dramatic 180-piece traveling exhibit — features the contemporary icons of Russian-born artist Ludmila Pawlowska and includes some traditional icons painted by the monks of the Vassilevsky Monastery in Russia. The exhibit has traveled to cathedrals throughout Europe and the US and in now coming to Chattanooga from September 8 to November 10! The works on view at Saint Paul’s will include several large paintings, some of which will be suspended in the church, providing stunning and dramatic visual impression. Additional pieces will be on display at Second Presbyterian Church located across Pine Street.

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Learn About Travel to Russia and Cuba over Lunch

McClurg Dining Hall ABC Meeting Rooms Upstairs

Wed, October 22, 2014 - 12:30 pm

Please join us for a special combined meeting of the Russian and Spanish Tables on Wednesday, October 22. We will meet at 12:30 (please note the later starting time) in the ABC McClurg meeting rooms, and Andrew Domingoes will tell us about his year abroad in Russia and Cuba.

Polish Table

McClurg Balcony

Thu, October 23, 2014 - 6:00 pm

The Polish Table will take place every Thursday evening on the balcony of McClurg. All are welcome! Serdecznie zapraszamy! Knowledge of Polish is not required, just an interest.

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October 2014