Nicholas Lee

Professor of Russian C. Nicholas Lee (1935-2019)

June 11, 2019

https://www.ahlbergfuneralchapel.com/memorials/book-of-memories/3867550/Lee-Nicholas/

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Congratulations Galina Siergiejczyk!

April 30, 2019

Congratulations to Galina Siergiejczyk, recipient of the 2018-2019 Marinus Smith award. https://www.colorado.edu/today/2019/04/29/student-nominated-faculty-staf...

Earl Sampson

Professor of Russian Earl Sampson (1935-2018)

July 23, 2018

Our former colleague, Professor of Russian Earl Sampson, passed away on July 1, 2018. He was 83 years old. A native Coloradan, he entered CU to study engineering. When drafted into the Army, he was sent to the Monterey Army Language School (now called the Defense Language Institute), where he...

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Congratulations to Jasper Schneider!

June 20, 2018

Our recent graduate from the Russian BA/MA program, Jasper Schneider, has received an assistantship for study at Virginia Tech in their PhD program in International Affairs starting this August.

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GSLL Multilingual Fitness and Yoga Class

Nov. 20, 2017

The GSLL first annual Multilingual Fitness and Yoga class was held on Nov. 13 in the CU Rec Center. In honor of International Education Week, fitness instructors representing Sweden, Germany and Russia instructed the class in their native languages. The hard-working participants experienced the three Indo-European languages in a linguistically...

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Mark Leiderman's New Book

Oct. 25, 2017

Postmodern Crises collects previously published and yet unpublished Mark Lipovetsky’s articles on Russian literature and film. Written in different years, they focus on cultural and aesthetic crises that, taken together, constitute the postmodern condition of Russian culture. The reader will find here articles about classic subversive texts (such as Nabokov’s...

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Jillian Porter's New Book

Aug. 24, 2017

Economies of Feeling: Russian Literature under Nicholas I (Northwestern UP, 2017) Economies of Feeling offers new explanations for the fantastical plots of mad or blocked ambition that set the nineteenth-century Russian prose tradition in motion. Jillian Porter compares the conceptual history of social ambition in post-Napoleonic France and post-Decembrist Russia...

Beverly Weber and Ross Etherton

Nobel Prize in Literature: A New Series in the Boulder Book Store

May 23, 2017

Beverly Weber and Ross Etherton presenting on Herta Muller It all began in October 2015 when Svetlana Alexievich, the Belorussian author writing in Russian, recieved the Nobel Prize in Literature. For the introduction of our students and community members to this writer, Senior Instructor of Russian Studies Tatiana Mikhailova organized...

Robin Cadow

Congratulations to GSLL Graduates!

May 23, 2017

German PhD graduate Robin Cadow with German PhD students Franzi Schweiger, Adi Nester, and Emily Frazier-Rath The students below will graduate with a B.A., M.A., or Ph.D. from our department in spring or summer 2017. German BA: Sorcha Barr, Bettina Bostelman, Dayton Clark, Erika Fennelly, Courtney Silver, Nicholas Zyzda (summa...

Andrew Jenks

Prominent Slavists visit GSLL for the Russian Series

May 22, 2017

Thanks to a generous grant from the Center for Western Civilizations, support from the Arts and Sciences Fund for Excellence and our own budget, GSLL hosted in 2016-17 a large-scale series of lectures by prominent Russian Studies scholars. The Russian Series was attached to two significant events – centennial of...

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