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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”…

Simonas Daukantas’s Rīga Orthography (1827–1834)

New monograph by Giedrius Subačius

Prof. Giedrius Subačius from the Department of Slavic and Baltic Languages and Literatures published new monograph “Simonas Daukantas’s Rīga Orthography (1827–1834)” (in Lithuanian; Vilnius: Institute of Lithuanian History, 472 pp.) It deals with the…

Subačius-edited journal receives major grant

The journal of Lithuanian historical linguistics, Archivum Lithuanicum, edited by Giedrius Subačius has received a grant of nearly €50,000 from the Research Council of Lithuania. The grant is intended to cover the journal’s expenses…