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  • How Humor Helped Us Survive Communist Reality in Poland

    How Humor Helped Us Survive Communist Reality in Poland A native Pole and former UW-Madison instructor gives a first-person account of life under communism in Poland. Irena Frączek, a longtime instructor and lecturer in the …

  • Maksim Hanukai on “Spectral Performance” in Putin’s Russia

    Maksim Hanukai, Assistant Professor of Slavic Studies, has recently published an article in the prestigious Slavic Review titled “Resurrection by Surrogation: Spectral Performance in Putin’s Russia.” Hanukai investigates the growing importance in Russia of practices …

  • 2021 Wisconsin Slavic Conference: April 9-10

      The UW-Madison Slavic Graduate Student Organization presents the 2021 Wisconsin Slavic Conference on April 9 and 10, 2021! Friday, April 9 The Keynote Lecture by Professor Ilya Vinitsky (Princeton University), titled “Fake Tolstoy as …

  • GNS+ Alum Molly Thomasy Blasing Publishes New Book

    Molly Thomasy Blasing (PhD, Slavic Studies, 2014) Slavic Studies PhD alum Molly Thomasy Blasing is currently an Assistant Professor of Russian Studies in the Department of Modern and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Cultures at the …

  • Karen Evans-Romaine Recognized by AATSEEL

    Karen Evans-Romaine Recognized by AATSEEL Slavic Studies Professor and Co-Director of UW-Madison’s Russian Flagship Program has received the 2020 AATSEEL award for Outstanding Contribution to the Profession. The American Association of Teachers of Slavic and …

  • Featured Slavic Courses for Spring 2021!

    SLAVIC 245/LITTRANS 247 – Performance & Power What does it mean “to perform” and what does performance do? How can performance be harnessed to challenge or impose oppressive structures of power? In this course, we …

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