Graduate Program: Dept. of Slavic Languages and Literatures (U. of Illinois)

Deadline for Applications: December 31, 2016

The Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures at the University of Illinois is pleased to announce that it is accepting applications to its graduate program. The Department features internationally recognized faculty whose research interests include literary history and interpretation, critical theory, nineteenth, twentieth and twenty-first century Russian literature, Soviet film, Jewish studies, gender studies, the political science of the body, Bulgarian literature, Czech revival culture, Polish modernism, literature and psychoanalysis, and Russian/East European SF and popular culture and provides an intellectually vibrant and academically rigorous environment for graduate study and research. In addition, we offer instruction in a broad array of languages such as Bulgarian, Czech, Old Church Slavonic, Polish, Russian, Bosnian/Serbian/Croatian, Yiddish and Ukrainian. The Slavic collection of the University of Illinois Library is the third largest in the country. The University of Illinois is also home to the Russian, East European and Eurasian Center, a US Department of Education Title VI National Resource Center, which coordinates and supports area-related teaching and research across our campus.

The deadline for national and international applicants is December 31, 2017
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