The 2023 Slavic Film Series kicks off on Sunday, February 5th, hosted by the IU Department of Slavic and East European Languages and Cultures, the Robert F. Byrnes Russian & East European Institute, and the Ryder Film Series.
Bora Chung (Ph.D. 2009) has received praise in the New York Times and NPR for her latest collection of short stories, 'Cursed Bunny'.
The department is sad to announce the death of former Slavic Ph.D. Dr. William Hopkins, who passed away in Washington D.C. on December 29, 2022.
Russian major Nicholas Siambekos represents the Department of Slavic and East European Languages and Cultures as our Fall 2022 Phi Beta Kappa inductee.
Russell Valentino will be one of five judges selecting this year’s National Book Award in the “translated literature” category.
Dr. Jeff Holdeman breaks down the folkloric purpose of vampire stories and how they morphed into novels and hit the silver screen.
The department is sad to announce the death of former Slavic Ph.D. Dr. John Bartle, who passed away in Utica, New York, at the age of 60 on June 10, 2022.
The department is proud to congratulate the following three recipients of major annual awards to faculty and graduate students: Jerzy Kolodziej award (for excellence in teaching by a graduate student): Jordan Hussey-Anderson. Neatrour-Edgerton award (provides a one-semester fellowship for uninterrupted research by an advanced graduate student): Ani Abrahamyan. Mentor of the Year award (to a faculty member, selected by the graduate students): Russell Valentino.
Upon completion of his service as Associate Dean in the Executive Dean’s Office of the College of Arts and Sciences, Russell Valentino was honored with the Bicentennial Medal from President Michael McRobbie.
The department mourns Emerita Professor Christina Ioana Illias, who passed away in Bloomington, Indiana at the age of 77 on October 15, 2021.