Russian Area Studies


HWS Awarded 5th Fulbright-Hays Grant in Russian Studies

Russia_4For the fifth time since 2006, Hobart and William Smith Colleges’ Russian Area Studies program has been awarded a Fulbright-Hays Group Projects Abroad grant from the U.S. Department of Education. The…
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Old Clothes on Young Bodies

Minyonok Yelena 2Philologist and folklorist Yelena Minyonok Ph.D. will present a talk, “Old Clothes on Young Bodies: Dynamics of Russian Folk Traditions in Modern Rural and Urban Contexts,” on Thursday, Oct. 4…
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Salisbury Intern Explores Russian Culture

RussiaAlexandra Curtis ’20, a recipient of a 2018 Charles H. Salisbury Summer International Internship Stipend, is delving into Russian folklore and the art of literary translation at the A.M. Gorky Institute…
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Adventures in Russia

Russia_4In an exploration of culture and language, Associate Professor of Russian Area Studies David Galloway is leading 20 students through Russia during winter break. The two trips, designed for students…
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Fisher Center: Revolution in Russia and Latin America

Bruno BosteelsIn the final talk of the Fisher Center’s fall lecture series, Columbia University Professor Bruno Bosteels presented “Viewing the October Revolution from the Land of Zapata.” During the Nov. 29…
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