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Russian alumna and faculty member featured in A&S Magazine

Sept. 13, 2023

Russian alumna and faculty member Elizabeth Shevchenko Wittenberg was featured in the Colorado Arts and Sciences Magazine . Our Wittenberg scholarship was named after this Ukrainian woman who was born in China and lived in Japan. Read this story to learn more about her life, including her experiences as a...

Daria Molchanova

REEES alumna featured in Arts and Sciences Magazine

Aug. 22, 2023

CU alumna of the Russian, East European and Eurasian Studies program Daria Molchanova was featured in the Colorado Arts and Sciences Magazine article "Russia retools Soviet propaganda against Ukraine, expert says."

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Welcome to Professor Beata Gallaher!

Aug. 14, 2023

We are pleased to welcome Prof. Beata Gallaher to CU as Teaching Assistant Professor of Russian in the Program in Russian, East European and Eurasian Studies (REEES). Prof. Gallaher joins us with degrees in Russian and Second Language Acquisition, Russian Language and Literature, German Linguistics, and Polish Studies. Prof. Gallaher...

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Congratulations to the Winners of the First REEES Undergraduate Conference at CU

May 5, 2023

Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies Program at CU congratulates the winners of its 2023 Undergraduate Conference: Elizabeth Crim (Majors: REES and Spanish; Minor: Art History), “Representing Generations of Violence against Women: Ukrainian Ornamental Motifs and Collage in the War-Time Works of Maria Siniakova and Dana Kavelina” Derek Plott (Major:...

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CU Russian Studies Changes its Name to Russian, East European and Eurasian Studies

May 3, 2023

The Russian Program, University of Colorado Boulder announces the official change of our program name, as well as our BA and MA degrees, to Russian, East European and Eurasian Studies. Our program acronym is now REEES (with three E’s). The four-letter course code for our culture courses taught in English...

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Galina Siergiejczyk-Nicoll receives teaching award.

April 19, 2023

Galina Siergiejczyk-Nicoll has been selected as an award recipient for the 2023 Marinus Smith Award at CU Boulder! She was nominated by student Martha Geering. The award provides an opportunity for students to recognize CU Boulder faculty, staff, coaches and administrators who have made a significant impact in their lives...

Benjamin Lourie, CU Boulder alum

CU Russian alum features on Colorado Arts and Sciences Magazine

March 7, 2023

CU Russian alum Benjamin Lourie tells his story about learning Russian, moving to Russia, and leaving after the Russian invasion of Ukraine in this article in the C olorado Arts and Sciences magazine .

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Russian Program Statement on the War in Ukraine

Feb. 25, 2022

Faculty in the Russian program of GSLL unequivocally condemn the Russian invasion of Ukraine. Among us are faculty from Ukraine as well as from Russia, Belarus, and the United States, and this unprovoked war represents not only a flagrant disregard of international law, but an imminent threat to family members...

Anastasiya Osipova

GSLL Welcomes Assistant Professor Anastasiya Osipova

Aug. 4, 2020

The Department of Germanic and Slavic Languages and Literatures is delighted to announce that Dr. Anastasiya Osipova is joining our faculty as Assistant Professor. Dr. Osipova is a scholar of Russian/Soviet and Eastern European twentieth- and twenty-first-century culture. She holds a Ph.D. in Comparative Literature from New York University and...

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Dr. Vicki Grove receives Faculty Council Distinguished Service Award

March 31, 2020

Congratulations to Dr. Vicki Grove for receiving the Faculty Council Distinguished Service Award! This award recognizes outstanding service to the University of Colorado system by faculty members, and in particular participation in faculty governance.