Claudia Torres Giraldo—A multilingual journey toward professional Russian proficiency and Latinx identity in Russia and Central Asia

Just as UW-Madison senior Claudia Torres Giraldo was wrapping up a year of Russian-language study in Kyrgyzstan this spring to head to Kazakhstan for a Russian-language internship, she received the Post-Secondary Russian Scholar Laureate Award …

Multilingualism and Education in Wisconsin project features new interviews with Russianists from campus and wider community

An exciting new project, Multilingualism and Education in Wisconsin, features over 100 podcast interviews with students, educators, and community members throughout Wisconsin, including Russianists from around the UW-Madison campus and the wider community. The collection …

Maslenitsa – Russian Mardi Gras

Eat lots of buttery blini (Russian pancakes), burn a scarecrow to symbolize the end of winter, practice or learn some Russian along the way.