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Russian Ph.D. alumna Yelena Zotova publishes first book

Yelena Zotova, who received her Ph.D. in Russian from the Department of Slavic and Baltic Languages and Literatures (now Polish, Russian, and Lithuanian Studies) and is currently an Associate Teaching Professor of Russian…

Andrzej Brylak first US Polish Studies post-doc

Andrzej Brylak, a PhD candidate in the Department of Polish, Russian, and Lithuanian Studies, has just been offered the first post-doc position in Polish Studies ever established in the U.S, recently created at…

Underhill and Markowski contribute to award-winning volume

Being Poland: A New History of Polish Literature and Culture since 1918. Edited by Tamara Trojanowska, Joanna Niżyńska, and Przemysław Czapliński, with the assistance of Agnieszka Polakowska (University of Toronto Press, 2018), was recognized by The…

Success on the Job Market: Three Get Jobs!

All three PhD candidates in the Department of Slavic and Baltic Languages and Literatures who went on the job market this year have successfully landed job offers! Agnieszka Jezyk, who recently defended her…

Exploring Jewish life in 1950s Poland

Growing up in Mount Airy, Maryland, Frankee Lyons believed her ancestors came from Ireland and England. In high school and college, Eastern Europe, Jewish history and the Holocaust became areas of intellectual interest…

McQuillen and Vaingurt edited volume reviewed in LA Review of Books

The Human Reimagined: Posthumanism in Russia edited by Colleen McQuillen and Julia Vaingurt (Academic Studies Press, 2018) was positively reviewed by the Los Angeles Review of Books this week. The reviewer called it an “essential volume”…