Russian, East European, and Eurasian Center News

REEEC Noontime Scholars Lecture: Lydia Catedral

Published Date:April 20, 2017

Please join us for the REEEC Noontime Scholars Lecture on Tuesday, Apr. 25, at 12 PM in 101 International Studies Building (910 S. Fifth St., Champaign). Lydia Catedral (PhD Candidate in Linguistics, University of Illinois) will give a lecture entitled "'I just say Russian': Speaking Russian and claiming Russianness among Uzbeks in the United States." All are welcome!

Published Date: April 20, 2017


REEEC New Directions Lecture: Martin Previsic

Published Date:April 14, 2017

Please join us for the REEEC New Directions Lecture on Monday, Apr. 17, at 4 PM in 101 International Studies Building (910 S. Fifth St., Champaign). Martin Previsic (Assistant Professor of History, University of Zagreb) will give a lecture entitled "The Yugoslav Gulag: The Goli otok (Barren Island) Labor Camp, 1949-1956." All are welcome!

Published Date: April 14, 2017


Ralph Fisher Scholars Celebration

Published Date:April 12, 2017

Please join us as we celebrate the legacy of Professor Ralph Fisher and recognize the inaugural Ralph Fisher Scholars Christopher Condill and Joseph Lenkart.

Thursday, April 13, 2017
Reception: 3:00 PM
Remarks: 3:30 PM
International and Area Studies Library (321 Main Library, 1408 W. Gregory Dr, Urbana)

Published Date: April 12, 2017


REEEC Distinguished Lecture: Sergey Zenkin

Published Date:April 7, 2017

Please join us for the REEEC Distinguished Lecture on Monday, Apr. 10, at 4 PM in 126 School of Information Sciences (501 E. Daniel St., Champaign). Sergey Zenkin (Professor, Russian State University for the Humanities) will give a lecture entitled "Revolutionary Event and Literary Discourse." All are welcome!

Published Date: April 7, 2017


Professional Development Workshop: Terrell Starr

Published Date:March 20, 2017

Please join us for the REEEC Professional Development Workshop, "Covering Trump in an Age of Russian Propaganda Wars," on Thursday, March 30, at 4 PM in 101 International Studies Building. Illinois alum Terrell Jermaine Starr (Senior Reporter at Foxtrot Alpha) will speak about the past, the present, and a very uncertain future of Russian-American relations, with a focus on the responsibility journalists have in educating the public, and on how he covers President Donald Trump and Russia through the lens of race. All are welcome!

Published Date: March 20, 2017