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The Department of German & Russian at the University of California-Davis invites applications for a 2-year Visiting Assistant Professor appointment effective 7/1/2021

December 23, 2020

The Department of German & Russian at the University of California-Davis invites applications for a 2-year Visiting Assistant Professor appointment effective 7/1/2021. Research should focus on Russian literature and culture of the long nineteenth century, with a concentration in one or more of the following areas: prose, drama, visual culture, or poetry. A comparative or interdisciplinary approach, incorporating race and empire studies or gender studies, is particularly welcome.

Welcome New Students

August 16, 2019

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 includes work by students of the Russian program

June 04, 2019

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 Kaminer!

February 04, 2019

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!