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An Evening with Finnish Studies:
"They Know Not What They Do"

Jussi Valtonen

Wednesday, February 28
Alumni Hall 404
121 St. Joseph Street


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The Return
A documentary by Adam Zucker

Screening followed by Q&A with the director

Thursday, March 8
Alumni Hall 400
121 St. Joseph Street

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There is a great opportunity that might interest the Slavic Department's Russian-speaking students at the upcoming Russian Poetry Festival (April 21, online information available here) in Toronto. The organizers are seeking someone to attend the event, do short interviews with Toronto Russian poets, and write up a press release in English.

Carleton University in cooperation with the Russian-Canada Business Council is pleased to announce a writing contest for all students studying Russian in Canada.

You can find out more information on their website, here.

Volume 5 of Ukrainian Literature: A Journal of Translations has been published. The journal, edited by Prof. Maxim Tarnawsky, appears in both an online and a print edition. Previous issues are now also available for purchase in print copies. Volume 5 includes translations of contemporary authors Yuri Andrukhovych, Mykola Riabchuk and the late Oles Ulianenko. It also includes the concluding section of Prof. Tarnawsky's translation of a classic of early 20th century Ukrainian literature, Valerian Pidmohylny's The City. The online version of the journal is at

A job opportunity for undergraduate students enrolled in Slavic language courses!

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Alex Averbuch's new article "Unknown poems of Vasilii Ruban" was published in ВИВЛIОθИКА: E-Journal of Eighteenth-Century Russian Studies 5 (2017).



Simply Tolstoy , by Professor Donna Orwin, is now available in hard copy and as an e-book.  See hereSimply Tolstoy will be out as an audio book in late December.


Please note: the Amazon price of the book is inaccurate, it will be fixed soon to $8.99 USD.


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