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  • Slavic Studies Congratulates Jesse Kruschke!

    Slavic Studies congratulates Jesse Kruschke, who has recently defended her dissertation proposal! We interviewed Jesse to find out more about the topic. What are you planning on researching and writing about? Please give us the …

  • Czech Studies in the Washington Post

    Czech Studies in the Washington Post A recent article in the Washington Post about a proposed law in the Czech Republic to allow women to choose non-gendered last names features input by Professor David S. …

  • 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 …

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