News Archive

Tuesday, October 20, 2020
Brandon M. Schechter (HI Research Affiliate; Visiting Assistant Professor, NYU-Shanghai) received the American Historical Association's Paul Birdsall Prize for his The Stuff of Soldiers: A History of the Red Army in World War II through Objects (Cornell University Press).
Tuesday, October 20, 2020
Irina Reyfman (Professor and Chair, Slavic Languages) is co-translator with Andrew Kahn (University of Oxford) of Alexander Radishchev's Journey from St. Petersburg to Moscow, one of the most important works to come out of the age of Catherine the Great. The translation was published in the Russian Library by Columbia University Press.
Monday, October 19, 2020
Padma Desai's (Gladys and Roland Harriman Professor Emerita of Comparative Economic Systems) "Russian Political Humor in Comparative Perspective" appears in the Summer 2020 issue of The International Economy.
Friday, October 16, 2020
Anna Frajlich (Senior Lecturer Emerita) published an article on Kazimierz Wierzyński's Polish translation of Alexander Blok's "Venice" in Tematy i Konteksty, the current issue of which is devoted to problems of translation. Ronald Meyer (Adj. Associate Professor, Slavic) has been appointed to the Advisory Board of Tematy i Konteksty, which is published by the University of Rzeszów.
Friday, October 16, 2020
Kate Brown (Professor of Science, Technology, and Society, MIT) was named the recipient of the Marshall D. Shulman Book Prize by ASEEES for her monograph "Manual for Survival: An Environmental History of the Chernobyl Disaster" (W. W. Norton  & Co.).
Friday, October 16, 2020
Thomas Kent (International and Public Affairs) joined The Cognitive Crucible (Information Professionals Association) to talk about his recent book, Striking Back: Overt and Covert Options to Combat Russian Disinformation. The wide-ranging discussion covers the origins of Radio Free Europe, ethics, and election meddling.
Thursday, October 15, 2020

Tanya Domi (Adjunct Professor, International Affairs) is quoted by Todd Prince in his feature about the Serbia-Kosovo Agreement. According to Domi, "many of us were thinking, well, he'll just ignore the region and do no harm. But Trump definitely weighed in" to make the deal happen.

Wednesday, October 14, 2020
The British publication Classical CD Choice selected the new recording Chernivtsi: Contemporary Ukrainian Organ Music by Gail Archer (Professor of Professional Practice, Music, Barnard) as one of their top picks among recent releases. 
Wednesday, October 14, 2020
Amra Sabic-El-Rayess (Associate Professor of Practice, Teacher's College) was interviewed about her new memoir The Cat I Never Named by Julie Rose for SiriusXM's "Top of Mind" radio show and Medium's Authority Magazine
Tuesday, October 13, 2020
In her essay "Nihilism for Oligarchs," Sophie Pinkham (MARS-REERS '12, Ph.D. Slavic '19) writes about the state of Russian culture today and its standing on the world stage for New Left Review (Sept./Oct 2020).