Faculty in the Media
Anna Frajlich, Senior Lecturer in Polish and renowned Polish poet, is one of two subjects of an international seminar on "Polish Writers in Exile," to be held on March 17, 2015, at the Universidad Complutense de Madrid. The seminar, which in addition to Frajlich features the Polish artist and writer Elzbieta Wittlin-Lipton, is sponsored by the University of Madrid's Departments of Slavic Languages, Romance Langugaes, and Slavic and General Linguistics and the Embassies of Spain and Poland.
The Petersburg affiliate of Moscow's Higher School of Economics has announced plans to open a program for the comparative study of literature at the bachelor's level. Boris Gasparov, Bakhmeteff Professor of Russian and East European Studies, has been appointed director of the new program. According to Gasparov, the "most important feature of the proposed educational strategy is the coconcept of pluralism and the moblity of the cultural space." You can read the announcement, in Russian, here.