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  • Interview With José Vergara

    Interview: José Vergara (UW Slavic PhD, 2016) about the Czech Poet Ivan Blatný José Vergara is a 2016 PhD alum of Slavic Studies at UW-Madison and is currently a Visiting Assistant Professor of Russian at …

  • Q&A With New GNS+ Lecturer Krzysztof Borowski

    GNS+ welcomes one of our newest lecturers Krzysztof Borowski. Krzysztof received his Ph.D. from the University of Kansas. He specializes in Polish language instruction, Slavic sociolinguistics, and issues of identity in contemporary Poland. What first …

  • Karen Evans-Romaine Elected President of AATSEEL

    Our very own Karen Evans-Romaine has been elected President of the American Association of Teachers of Slavic and East European Languages (AATSEEL) and will serve a two-year term. Founded in 1941, AATSEEL exists to advance …

  • Remembering Jim Bailey

    Emeritus James Orville Bailey, Jr. Jim died at the age of 90 on July 20, 2020 in Madison, Wisconsin. He was born in 1929 in La Junta, Colorado, but grew up in California. After graduating …

  • Remembering Harlan Earl “Mark” Marquess

    Professor Emeritus Harlan Earl “Mark” Marquess died on December 12, 2019 at Oakwood Village in Madison, Wisconsin. Mark was born in 1931 in Sheridan, Wyoming, where he graduated from high school. After a period studying …

  • Alumni Stories: Joshua Dufour

    When did you graduate and with what degrees? I attended the UW-Madison in 2013 – 2015 as a graduate student in the CREECA department, which is the Center for Russia, Eastern Europe, and Central Asia. …

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