Upcpming Events

Thursday, August 18, 2011
5:30 pm

Sunday, August 21, 2011
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Quad Day

Saturday, September 3, 2011
11:00 am
The Day of Knowledge at the Urbana Free Library

Friday, September 9, 2011
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
REEEC Fall Reception

Thursday, September 15, 2011
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Grad Student Resource Fair 2011

For our full calendar of events see our REEEC Master Calendar





REEEC Center E-News
Welcome and a Letter from the Director

A letter from the Director about REEEC's new blog and Center E-News, and other changes for the upcoming year. read more

Student Dispatch: Summer Study at Bogazici University
An update from REEEC MA student, Urszula Biegaj, who received a summer FLAS to study in Turkey this summer. read more

Finding a Place in the Soviet Empire: Cultural Production and the Friendship of Nations
Synopsis of the 2011 Fisher Forum written by conference organizer Dr. Harriet Murav. read more

Violence Overload? Promoting Sensitivity to Human Suffering: the Case of Bosnia
An overview of the 2011 Curriculum Development Workshop. read more

Story Time at the Urbana Free Library
An overview of REEEC programing at the Urbana Free Library. read more

Faculty News
David Cooper (Slavic) presented a paper at the Institute for Czech Literature, Academy of Sciences, Czech Republic, on June 14: RKZ, Czech National Literary History, and Romantic Authorship.

Zsuzsa Gille (Sociology) been elected to the ASEEES Board of Directors as a disciplinary representative of the American Sociological Association.

Mark Steinberg (History) and Valeria Sobol (Slavic) recently collaborated on an edited volume. Interpreting Emotions in Russia and Eastern Europe was published in June by Northern Illinois University Press.

Alumni News
Andy Bruno (PhD, 2011) received a postdoctoral fellowship in the History of Science/Environmental History of the North at Florida State University.

Kirk Foster (BA, 1994) recently became an Assistant Professor at the University of South Carolina, College of Social Work

Regional Faculty News
William Benton Whisenhunt, Professor of History at College of DuPage, published a new version of Marguerite Harrison's Marooned in Moscow with Russian Life Books. 

Information on Funding, Career Opportunities, and Calls for papers


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