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Welcome to the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures

News and Announcements

Slavic Programs have changed! Students currently enrolled in programs will not be affected by the changes. Students enrolling in programs should be aware of the following changes:

- Renamed & restructured programs
- New course requirements

The new programs of study are now open, and they will be open until September 19th. If you have any questions, contact Undergraduate Coordinator Kate Holland


Call for Applications:

Summer School of Croatian Language and Culture 2018
University of Split

Undergraduate students from the Slavic department and are invited to apply for a funded language school position at the University of Split. The course runs from 02 July to 20 July 2018. Classes will take place from Monday to Thursday, with 4 hours of study per day, as well as additional Friday field trips to important cultural and historical sites. A full-course brochure is available from Professor Obradović at the Slavic Department.

More infomration.

Poetry Reading by
Vera Pavlova

Tuesday, April 17 at 3:00 PM
Alumni Hall 404
121 St. Joseph Street

The program will be bilingual (Russian and English), and will be followed by questions from the audience in either language.

View Poster.
More about Vera Pavlova.

2018 Graduate Student Conference
in Slavic Studies

April 18
Alumni Hall 404
121 St. Joseph Street

View Program.

Call for Applications:
Rosa Somborac Travel Award to Serbia 2018

View eligibility requirements, applicaiton procedures, and other details in the announcement, here.

The Student Awards Committee of the Canadian Association for Ukrainian Studies (CAUS) has awarded PhD Student Olga Khometa Khometa the 2018 Best Student Paper Award for her paper "The Poetry Collection Winter in Tysmenytsia (1989) and its Place in Oleh Lysheha's Oeuvre".

Congratulations to Prof. Dragana Obradovic, who has been chosen as this year's recipient of the UofT's highly competitive Faculty of Arts & Science Outstanding Teaching Award. The award recognizes excellence in undergraduate and graduate education with a focus on classroom instruction, course design and curriculum development.

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.

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Department of Slavic
Languages and Literatures
121 St. Joseph Street
Alumni Hall (AH), Room 429
Toronto, Ontario ~ M5S 1J4

tel: 416-926-2075

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