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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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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.

Hanna Miller receives Fulbright award

April 21, 2013

Congratulations to Russian major Hanna Miller, recipient of a Fulbright ETA grant to Russia. Fulbright participants are chosen for their academic merit and leadership potential and are given the opportunity to study, teach and conduct research, exchange ideas and contribute to finding solutions to shared international concerns. The Fulbright Student Program, sponsored by the U.S. Department of State, operates in more than 155 countries worldwide, with alumni that include heads of state, cabinet ministers, ambassadors, judges, heads of corporations, university presidents, journalists, artists, professors, and teachers.

Student awards in National Russian Essay Contest

April 21, 2013

Two students have received awards in the National Post-Secondary Russian Essay Contest. Sara Crawford (C'15) received a silver (second-place) award in the Level 2 competition, and Linda Kleinfeld (C'16) received a bronze (third-place) award in the Level 2 competition. In this year’s contest, there were 946 essays submitted from 57 universities, colleges, and institutions across the nation, and each essay was ranked by three judges in Russia. Only the top 5% of participants received gold, silver, or bronze awards.

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Russian Table

Balcony of McClurg

Wed, April 23, 2014 - 12:00 pm

Put what you learn in the classroom to practice at the Russian Table each Wednesday at noon. Converse with Russian-speaking professors, community members, and students.

Final Polish Table of the Semester

McClurg Dining Hall Balcony

Thu, April 24, 2014 - 5:00 pm

Come and join us if you'd like to learn some Polish, to practice speaking Polish, or to talk about Poland-related topics. You'll have phrases such as "W Szczebrzeszynie chrzaszcz brzmi w trzcinie" rolling off your tongue in no time! Questions? Please email Justyna Beinek Serdecznie zapraszamy!

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