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Jan Karski Days in Chicago

Jan Karski Days in Chicago will take place September 18-21, 2014. During this time, there will be exhibitions, conversations, theater, film, music, and an academic conference.

AtLAS: Global Learning--Global Adventure

Alumna Brittany James (2013 Russian) and LAS undergraduate Cai O’Connell (Russian and political science)  began 2014 with an unforgettable cultural experience working at the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia—James as a volunteer with…

Archivum Lithuanicum receives a grant

Archivum Lithuanicum is an annual journal edited by Giedrius Subacius. The Journal is focused on the social history of the Lithuanian language, and concentrates on the usage of language, the relationships among various…

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…