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.


Dr. Ladygina Gives Address at 2017 MGF Conference
April 13, 2017
Dr. Yuliya Ladygina gave an address entitled "Ol'ha Kobylians'ka's War Fiction: Cultural Encounters during the First World War and their Aftermath for Ukraine's Postwar Liberationist Movement" at the 2nd Annual Interdisciplinary Conference: "A Sense of Space and Place: Global and Local Perspectives," organized by the Mellon Globalization Forum at the University of the South April 6-8, 2017.
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Holy Saturday Egg Decorating
April 7, 2017
On Saturday, April 15 from 2:00-6:00, come and experience egg decorating traditions from around the world! Dr. Yuliya Ladygina will lead a Ukrainian Easter egg decorating mini-workshop as part of the event. All supplies provided. Free and open to the public. Children welcome. The event will take place in St. Mark's Hall at Otey Memorial Parish Church, and is co-sponsored by Otey Parish, Mellon Globalization Forum, and McClurg Dining Services.
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Dr. Ladygina Presents Research on Ukrainian War Fiction
March 6, 2017
Dr. Yuliya Ladygina presented a paper entitled "Ol’ha Kobylians’ka’s War Fiction: Cultural Encounters during WWI & their Aftermath for Ukraine’s Postwar Liberationist Movement " at the annual meeting of the American Association of Teachers of Slavic and East European Languages in San Francisco, CA, in early February.
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