A glance at Russian cinema unveils a nation that is both honest and misunderstood
From the early experimental days of silent films to the needless war dramas of today, Russian cinema is, in a word, “Russian.” One viewing is all it takes to unravel the bizarre sense of humor that characterizes the Soviet experience.
Welcome, to all new incoming and returning students, we’re excited for another great academic year with you. Please stop in to see your Undergraduate Academic Advisor. We have 2 new members of the undergraduate team, Lauren Wong and Vanessa Alvarez.
Troika is a student-run journal devoted to all things Russian, East European and Central Asian. The Spring 2019 issue was edited by Russian peer advisor, Katherine Mushik, and includes contributions from several of our Russian program students.
Congratulations to Professor Jenny Kaminer for being awarded a Davis Humanities Institute Faculty Research Fellowship for Spring 2020 to work on her book project: Precocious Dreams: Fantasies of Adolescence in Post-Soviet Culture!