Slavic Languages and Literatures
Chair: Thomas Seifrid, Ph.D.*
John Bowlt, Ph.D.*; Sharon Carnicke, Ph.D. (Theatre)
; Sarah Pratt, Ph.D.*; Thomas Seifrid, Ph.D.*; Alexander Zholkovsky, Ph.D.*
Associate Professors: Marcus Levitt, Ph.D.; Roumyana Pancheva, Ph.D. (Linguistics)
Assistant Professor: Brad Damare, Ph.D.*
Senior Lecturer: Tatiana Akishina, Ph.D.
Lecturer: John Adam Peters III
Emeritus Professor: Anthony M. Mlikotin, Ph.D.
The Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures offers a major in Russian at the undergraduate level and minors in Russian and Russian Area Studies. The major combines thorough preparation in the Russian language with the study of Russian literature, art and culture. Particular emphasis is placed on developments in contemporary Russia. Students are required to study four semesters of Russian language as a prerequisite to the major. The major itself requires an additional three semesters of language study, three semesters of an advanced seminar on Russian culture (with varying content), and two elective courses, either in Russian literature and culture (in translation or Russian, depending on course scheduling) or in Russian area studies.
The Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures offers, under the jurisdiction of the Graduate School, the Master of Arts and the Doctor of Philosophy in Slavic Languages and Literatures and in Linguistics.