Winter 2016

Winter 2016

By Eileen Kunkler In September, the Center for Slavic and East European Studies welcomed a new director, Joseph Brandesky, the Martha W. Farmer Endowed Professor in the Department of Theatre at Ohio…
By Maryann Walther-Keisel When our former graduate student Shannon McAfee wrote an article in autumn 2010 on the Center for Slavic and East European Studies (CSEES) 45th anniversary, the…
By Dr. Joseph Brandesky Dear Colleagues, Students, Alumni and Friends of Slavic Studies, This is my first opportunity to share some highlights from the many good works supported by CSEES. First and…
On Wednesday, Dec. 2, Columbus North International School high school students visited The Ohio State University campus to attend a Russian language class. PhD…
The following Ohio State faculty, staff and graduate students made presentations at the annual convention of the Association for Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies National Convention in…
Anthony Adame has served as the outreach coordinator for the Center for Slavic and East European Studies since January 2015. He graduated from the center’s MA program in May 2014 after working and…
Taylor Reynolds is graduate student at the Center for Slavic and East European Studies. She received a Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowship for summer 2015. This summer, I studied abroad in…
By Hannah Stewart Nine students from CSEES recently volunteered at a charity event. On Oct. 25, the group traveled to Gahanna, Ohio, to help at the Fit for Freedom 5k…
By Maryann Walther-Keisel The Center for Slavic and East European Studies is proud to announce that the following two students are graduating autumn semester with a…
By Maryann Walther-Keisel The Center for Slavic and East European Studies has purchased the following films since April. Leviathan (2014, Russia), directed by Andrey…
By Maryann Walther-Keisel CSEES would like to congratulate the following students for winning FLAS Fellowships for summer 2015 and for the 2015-16 academic year. Summer 2015 Rebecca Bostock-…
By Maryann Walther-Keisel The following five graduate students joined the MA program in Slavic and East European Studies this fall: Justin Ciucevich majored in…
The Midwest Slavic Association and The Ohio State University Center for Slavic and East European Studies (CSEES) are pleased to announce that the 2016 Midwest Slavic Conference will be held April 8-…
The Slovene Research Initiative was established in fall 2013 to support faculty exchanges between Ohio State and the Research Centre of the Slovene Academy of Sciences and Arts. In the fall of 2015,…
By Eileen Kunkler In partnership with Title VI Russian/East European and Inner Asian and Uralic National Resource Centers at the University of California Berkeley; University of Indiana; University…
By Anthony Adame As part of its collaboration with Ohio community colleges, the Center for Slavic and East European Studies organized two lectures by Ohio State…
By Eileen Kunkler In summer 2016, the Polish Studies Initiative (PSI) will launch  an exciting new endeavor: a study tour to Poland for…
Joe Brandesky co-presented the keynote address, “Welded Topiary-Iron Crown: Jaroslav Malina’s Sculptural Settings for Twelfth Night and Richard III,” at the Czech and Slovak Scenography for…
By Eileen Kunkler Scott Levi, associate professor, Department of History, and CSEES affiliate faculty, was awarded a $186,000 grant by the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) to run a three-…
By Ayleen Keeton Since the spring of 2015, the world has watched as increasing numbers of refugees have journeyed from the Middle East to Europe in search of better…
By Anthony Adame During the autumn 2015 semester, the Center for Slavic and East European Studies organized or co-sponsored five lectures on campus and a round table, “Refugee Crisis in Central and…