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Slavic Languages and Literatures

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Professor Benjamin Paloff Awarded 2015 NEA Literary Translation Fellowship

The National Endowment for the Arts awarded Prof. Paloff a Translation Fellowship to support the translation from Polish of Dorota Maslowska's "Honey, I Killed the Cats."

Congratulations to our Student Assistants!

Thank you, Michelle & Chris - for the many years you supported our department. We will miss you and wish you all the best for your future endeavors!

Welcome to Slavic Languages and Literatures


Welcome to Slavic Languages and Literatures. Our faculty specialize in Eastern European Literatures and Cultures, including focus on cinema, architecture, and the visual arts.  The cultures we cover include Russian, Polish, Czech, Ukrainian, and Bosnian-Croatian-Serbian; we also have strong interest in Judaic, Central Asian, Baltic, and Balkan cultures (including Greek and Albanian).

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