Academics

Graduate Program

The Department offers the Ph.D. in Russian literature and culture and, by special arrangement, in Medieval Slavic literature and philology. The Department also offers, in conjunction with the Program in Film Studies, a combined degree Ph.D. in Slavic Languages and Literatures and Film Studies.  Applicants to the combined degree program must indicate on their application that they are applying both to Film Studies and to Slavic Languages and Literatures. All documentation within the application should include this information.  The Department is willing to consider other interdisciplinary degrees modeled on the combined degree in Slavic and Film (by special arrangement) once students have matriculated. Students interested in pursuing an ad hoc degree are encouraged to speak with the DGS early in the program. Read more

Undergraduate Program

The major in Russian offered by the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures acquaints students with Russian literature and culture, develops students’ appreciation of literary values and skill in literary analysis, and gives them a basic competence in Russian. For an area major in Russian studies, which is administered by the Slavic Department, see Russian and East European Studies. Read more