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altRonald Vroon | Chair
20th-century Russian poetry (Symbolism, Futurism, the Peasant School); Baroque and Neoclassicism (Polotsky, Sumarokov, Derzhavin) This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

altVyacheslav V. Ivanov
Slavic, Baltic, and Indo-European linguistics, mythology and folklore, Russian literature and culture, languages of Los Angeles.

altGail Lenhoff
Medieval and 17th-century Russian literature and culture (saints’ lives, history writing, rhetoric, art), Russo-Tatar relations, political theology.


alt Roman Koropeckyj  
Polish and Ukrainian language, literature and culture, Romanticism, anthropology and literary theory.

altOlga Kagan 
Coordinator of the Russian Language Program and Undergraduate Advisor. Director of the UCLA Center for World Languages and the National Heritage Language Resource Center Heritage language education; foreign language teaching.

altSusan Kresin 
Czech and Russian language pedagogy, contrastive studies of contemporary Czech and Russian, focusing on definiteness, aspect, discourse.  

altAnna Kudyma
Russian and Ukrainian language and culture. Russian for heritage speakers, language pedagogy, Computer-Assisted Language Learning (CALL).

altGeorgiana Galateanu 
Romanian language and culture, Romanian for heritage speakers, women and literature in Eastern Europe, foreign language pedagogy.

alt  Viktorija Lejko-Lacan
  Bosnian/Croatian/Serbian language and
  culture, foreign and second language
  teaching methodology, BCS for
  heritage speakers, women’s studies and
  literature in the countries of Southern Europe.

altBoris Dralyuk 
Nineteenth and twentieth-century Russian literature and popular culture; Russian language; Polish language and literature. Literary translation.

altMelinda Borbely 
Hungarian language, literature and culture, Hungarian for heritage speakers, folklore in Transylvania.

Panova Lada Panova
Poetics, literary theory, language of literature; Russian Modernism (Symbolists; Mikhail Kuzmin; Osip Mandel’shtam; Anna Akhmatova; Vladislav Khodasevich; Avant-garde (Velimir Khlebnikov, Daniil Kharms) etc.); Russian XIX century (Alexander Pushkin, Leo Tolstoy, Nikolai Leskov etc.); history of Russian literature (egyptomania; numerology; Eternal Feminine); Russian literature and Italian classical tradition (Dante, Petrarch); linguistics (semantics, lexicography).

default-professorYelena Furman
Twenty and twenty-first century literature; contemporary women's literature; Chekhov; Russian-American fiction; feminist theory.

papernyVladimir Paperny
Russian civilization of the 20th and 21st centuries. The culture of the Russian avant-garde and Stalinism. Context in contemporary architecture.

 Professors Emeriti

•Emily Klenin
Alexander Ospovat
•Dean S. Worth
Henning Andersen
•Thomas Eekman
•Alexander Alijanic
•Peter Hodgson
•Rochelle Stone



 

 

  

In Memoriam

Vladimir Markov
Michael Heim
Henrik Birnbaum
•Ken Harper