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Guest Lecture by Kerry Philben: Music at Home in the Russian Realist Novel

October 16, 2014
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Guest Lecture by Kerry Philben: Music at Home in the Russian Realist Novel

On Wednesday evening, October 15, the Dickinson Department of Russian welcomed Kerry Philben, doctoral candidate in Slavic Languages and Literatures at Yale University, who delivered a talk entitled “Music at Home in the Russian Realist Novel.” Kerry emphasized the role of domestic music-making, especially if performed by women, as a point of intersection between...

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Dickinson Students Visit Mikhail Karasik’s Studio in St. Petersburg

October 3, 2014
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Dickinson Students Visit Mikhail Karasik’s Studio in St. Petersburg

  This past weekend, Dickinson-in-Moscow students went for a three-day trip to Saint Petersburg. Besides visiting a lot of sights of Russia’s “second capital,” the students visited Mikhail Karasik– a leader within the movement in art known as artist’s books.   Barrett Ziegler ’16, a Russian major...

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Russian Brunch

October 1, 2014
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Russian Brunch

On this Sunday, September 28th, Professor Elena Duzs welcomed students from all courses to her house to learn how to cook traditional Russian dishes. Everyone was actively involved in preparing bliny (pancakes), borshch (beetroot soup), oliv’e (Olivier potato salad), and sharlotka (apple pie). After...

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Homecoming Weekend Fall 2014

September 26, 2014
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Homecoming Weekend Fall 2014

During Homecoming & Family Weekend (09/20), faculty and staff of the Russian Department met with the students and their families to share teaching experiences, introduce the visiting professors, and...

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STUDENTS AWARDED GRANTS FOR INTENSIVE LANGUAGE STUDIES

May 1, 2014
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STUDENTS AWARDED GRANTS FOR INTENSIVE LANGUAGE STUDIES

By MaryAlice Bitts-Jackson Two Dickinson students will travel to Eastern Europe this summer through a government program aimed at strengthening international relations through strategic language acquisition. Kevin Doyle ’16...

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Assistant Professor of Russian, Alyssa DeBlasio, Awarded Prestigious Grants

April 28, 2014
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Assistant Professor of Russian Alyssa DeBlasio (left) and Assistant Professor of English Claire Seiler recently were awarded prestigious grants, highlighting the achievements of Dickinson's early-career faculty members. Photo by Carl Socolow '77.

Excerpts of article by Tony Moore:   It’s always nice to hear about someone joining an organization and making his or her mark right away. Maybe it’s a baseball...

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