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Feb 24, 2020
On February 13-14, 2020, the Computational Criticism of Russian Literature Research Unit in DLCL convened a hackthon with some of its participants from beyond Stanford, along with experts in applying natural-language processing methods to humanities research questions. Andrew Janco (Digital Scholarship Librarian, Haverford College), Hilah Kohen (literary translator and English-language news editor for the Russian news site Meduza), and Aaron Thompson (graduate student in Slavic Languages and Literatures at the University of Virginia) joined Yulia Ilchuk (professor in the DLCL’s Slavic...
Apr 30, 2018
Please join us in congratulating Slavic PhD grad D. Brian Kim who has accepted a tenure-track position at the University of Pennsylvania in Russian and East European Studies. Furthermore, we congratulate PhD grad Jason Cieply who has accepted a one-year Visiting Assistant Professor of Russian position at Williams.   Our PhD student Adrien Smith has accepted a national grant, the Association for Jewish Studies Dissertation Completion fellowship, and Jinyi Chu got a Humanities Center grant for next year.
Nov 03, 2016
Read more about this in Stanford News and Stanford Bookhaven.
Apr 21, 2015
Please join us in congratulating recent Slavic PhD Irina Erman, who has accepted a tenure-track position as Assistant Professor of Russian at the College of Charleston.  She will be running the Russian program and starting up a new Russian major.  Irina is very happy to be returning to the south.
Jun 21, 2012
Crossings is the Division of Literatures, Cultures, and Languages annual publication highlighting the Division's graduates.  Included in this year's Crossings publication are personal essays from many of the DLCL graduates, as well as an update from the Division Chair and an update on the DLCL Research Unit.  You can download a .pdf of this years Crossings by clicking on the link below. As always, thank you to our donors.
Jan 30, 2012
Monday, November 7, 2011Pigott Hall            “What is the difference between what I write and what Babel wrote? The difference is I have footnotes,” says Gregory Freidin, Professor of Slavic Languages and Literatures and expert on Russian writer Isaac Babel. “What we do here is falsifiable. What he does is not falsifiable. You don’t like Babel, write your own.” So characterizes Grisha Freidin his work as a literary scholar (including the Norton critical edition of Isaac Babel’s Selected Writings...