Indiana University Bloomington

The Department of Slavic and East European Languages and Cultures at Indiana University was first organized in 1947 as the Department of Slavic Studies under the leadership of Michael Ginsburg, the university's first professor of Russian. Indiana University is the only university in the state of Indiana to offer the doctoral degree, as well as offering bachelor's and master's degrees, in Slavic Languages and Literatures.

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Recent News

  • We would like to congratulate Maria Shardakova, Director of our Russian Language Program, on her 2016 promotion to Associate Professor with tenure.
  • The department welcomes five new graduate students to our program this fall: Greta Biedermann and Milica Mihajlovic in Russian literature, Alexandra Kohut and Cameron McGarrah in Slavic linguistics, and Matthew Kewley in Language and Area Studies. We also pleased to have two students returning to graduate study with us after leaving the program for a year or more: Jordan Hussey-Andersen and Tyler Madsen, both in Slavic linguistics.
  • Slavica Pubishers has launched a new imprint, Three String Books at the end of 2015, devoted to publishing translations of literary works and belles-lettres from Central and Eastern Europe, Russia, and the other successor states of the former Soviet Union.

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