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Ljiljana Durašković

Director of Undergraduate Studies

PhD The Ohio State University

Office: 1229C Cathedral of Learning
412-624-5908

Duraskovic teaches Russian and Bosnian/Croatian/Serbian and is the coordinator of our thriving BCS Program. She is also certified ACTFL OPI tester and rater for Russian and Bosnian/Croatian/Serbian. During the intensive Summer Language Institute she is the East European and Near Eastern Program Coordinator.

Courses Taught

Beginning, Intermediate and Advanced Bosnian/Croatian/Serbian

Beginning, Intermediate and Advanced Russian

Publications

Duraskovic, Lj. Tore, Nesset. How Russian Came to Be the Way It Is. A Student Guide to the History of the Russian Language. book review, Bloomington: Slavica, 2017

Duraskovic, Lj. Adverbial Meanings of Cases in the Novgorod, Laurentian and Hypatian Chronicles, Working Papers in Slavic Studies, 2:41-49, 2003.

Đurašković, Lj. K voprosu ob obrazovanii narechij v drevnerusskom jazyke (Na materiale Slovarja drevnerusskogo jazyka XI-XIV vv.), Сборник статей (MAPRJAL), Belgrade, 2001.

Đurašković, Lj. Frazeološki problemi prevodjenja (Ruski prevodi proznih tekstova Stevana Sremca), eng. Phraseological problems in translation (Russian translations of texts by Stevan Sremac), Književno delo Stevana Sremca, Niš, 2000.

Research Interests

Russian Language and Russian Linguistics

History of the Russian Language

Bosnian/Croatian/Serbian Language

Methodology of Teaching Foreign Languages

Language Testing and Assessment

Balkan History, Culture and Film