2015-16 marks fifty years of graduate-level studies in Slavic Languages and Literatures at the Unviersity of Pittsburgh. We will celebrate throughout the year with a variety of events and invited speakers.
Summer Project GO Fellowships for development of Russian language proficiency are available on a competitive basis to students enrolled in an Army, Navy, or Air Force ROTC program at any US college or university. More information about Project GO Fellowships and SLI! Additional information available at the REES Project Go Webpage.
The 2017 dates for the Russian Film Symposium are May 1-6. Look for updates on the May 2017 RFS.
The 26th annual Slovak Heritage Festival will take place on Sunday, November 6, 2016 from 1:00-5:00 in the Commons Room of the Cathedral of Learning. The Slovak Studies Program website will have more details about the Festival as the date draws near under "Current Information" or click here. Free street parking or park at Soldiers and Sailors Memorial garage.
The Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures is still in the Cathedral of Learning, but is now in a newly renovated space on the 12th floor. Please stop by to see our new environment. The move took place the end of August, 2016.
Keynote speaker, Dr. Sheldon Lu: "Words and Images Across Borders: Reflections on World Literature and World Cinema" 1:45-2:45. University Club, Conference Room A.
Conference Panels include: Cross cultural literature and music, Western world and China comparative, Migrations between Italy and the West, Gender and Itentity, French culture and society, Latin American issues, French colonialism, China, Diasporas. Thursday, March 30: 8:30-8:00 pm: Conference Rooms A & B, University Club. Friday, March 31: 501 Cathedral of Learning. poster program
Maria Lipman, Visiting Professor, Indiana University Bloomington, Editor-in-chief of Counterpoint, Washington Post contributor, author of "Constrained or Irrelevant: The Media in Putin's Russia," and "Putin and the Media"
Tuesday, March 14, 2017, 2:00 pm
602 Cathedral of Learning.
A workshop by Kseniia Leont'eva will be held on Saturday, April 29, 2017, from 10:00 am-2:00 pm, room 407 CL. Professor Leont'eva is an Associate Professor at Saint-Petersburg State Institute of Cinema and Television, Senior Analyst for Nevafilm Research, and Editor-in-chief of Cinemascope.