The Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures awarded 2018-19 Academic Year students at our Commencement Reception on Friday, May 3, 2019. Professor Michael Makin presented the essay and project awards.
Best written work in a language studied in the Slavic Department:
Eric Mishulin (Russian 202, Christopher Fort), “Mother's Phone Call”
Hannah Parton (Russian 302, Nina Shkolnik), “Кавказский пленник”
Nathan Ojo (Russian 402, Nina Shkolnik), “Лидеры с гитарами"
Best paper in a student’s native language:
Jagienka Timek (Slavic 150, Ania Aizman), “Absurdism and Reality”
Nikhil Dwibhashyam (Slavic 150, Ania Aizman), “Nonsense and Absurdity: Purposive Obnoxiousness as an Artistic Technique”
Madeleine Gannon (Slavic 151, Piotr Westwalewicz), “Burn Down the Factory: The Musical Rebellions of Talking Heads and Republika”
Gregory Severin (Slavic 312, Herbert Eagle), “Let's be Spoiled, Too. Commentaries on Socialist Paternalism Through Film”