Congratulations to our outstanding graduate students
Slavic Departmental Awards
IRWIN WEIL AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN TEACHING - LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT
IRWIN WEIL AWARD FOR RUSSIAN LANGUAGE TEACHING
IRWIN WEIL AWARD FOR FIRST TIME TEACHING ASSISTANT
External Graduate Student Awards
Anastasiia Simferovska on the receipt of the Crown Graduate fellowship and the Northwestern Holocaust Educational Foundation Teaching Grant to teach her own course "Document-Image-Text:The Holocaust in East European Art and Literatures." She plans to teach this course at the Ukrainian Catholic University (Lviv, Ukraine) in the academic year 2022-2023.
During the academic year 2021-2022 Anastasiia gave presentations at the Lessons and Legacies conference (NU, October, 2021) and at the graduate conference "When They Became Pests: Human and Non-Human Species and Vermin in History'' (Chabraja Center for Historical Studies, NU, April 2022) (link: https://www.northwestern.edu/tgs/documents/about/news/cfp-pest-conference.pdf). On May 18, 2022 she gave a zoom-seminar "Art and Survival and Resistance: Jewish Artists in the Nazi Occupied Lviv 1941-44" as part of the scholarly seminar series "Conversations in the Time of War" (Department of Cultural Stududies, Ukrainian Catholic University, Lviv, Ukraine) (link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3J0qXpKRkg0)
On June 8, 2022 Anastasiia gave a presentation at the International conference "Art of the Holocaust Before 1989: Beyond the East West Divide" link: https://jewishstudies.ceu.edu/artoftheholocaust
Adam Willson on the receipt of a scholarship to Middlebury's language program
Adam received a scholarship to offset tuition and fees for his first summer with Middlebury's Master of Arts in Russian. The program will last for four summers, and Adam hopes have the option to go abroad to Irkutsk for a year, in lieu of two of the summers.
He is currently at a high-level of intermediate Russian, and took Natalia Malinina's 3rd year Russian this year.
Graduate Student Milestones
Congratulations to these students on reaching these amazing milestones
MA Thesis Completion
Veronika Andrianova Schmitt
PhD Exam Completion
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