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Colleen McQuillen in AtLAS

AtLAS features Professor Colleen McQuillen’s new book, The Modernist Masquerade: Stylizing Life, Literature, and Costumes in Russia.

Yelena Zotova successfully defended her doctoral dissertation

Yelena Zotova successfully defended her doctoral dissertation entitled “Envy as an Object of Artistic Representation in Russian Modernist Prose” on March 10, 2014. In the fall Yelena will begin teaching as a Lecturer…

Giedrius Subacius interviewed on WBEZ

During an interview on Chicago Public Radio’s “Afternoon Shift” program, Giedrius Subacius, UIC professor of Slavic and Baltic languages and literatures, and director of the endowed chair in Lithuanian studies, discussed Lithuanian culture…

CFP: In/Between 2014

THE SOUNDSCAPES OF CULTURE February 27-28, 2014 The School of Literatures, Cultural Studies and Linguistics invites papers connected to this year’s overarching theme of sound, as well as papers based on all current…

International Joseph Conrad Literary Festival

Michal Markowski, Professor in the Department of Slavic and Baltic Languages, is directing the International Joseph Conrad Literary Festival in Krakow October 21-27. This festival is one of the biggest literary events in…

Students of Russian at the Sochi Olympics

Alumna Brittany James (’13) majored in Russian and has been selected to help with translating at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics. Cai O’Connell, also a student of Russian at UIC, scored an internship…