Our department runs a variety of academic, cultural, and literary events celebrating Russian and East European languages, literatures and tradition. Click below to learn about our major events, and see the calendar to the right for upcoming events. 

Gennadii Zubkov (Russian, b. 1940), 'Sunset,' 1982-89
Gennadii Zubkov (Russian, b. 1940)
Sunset, 1982-89
Oil on canvas 95 x 114.5 cm (37 3/8 x 45 1/16 in.)
Collection Zimmerli Art Museum at Rutgers University, Norton and Nancy Dodge Collection of Nonconformist Art from the Soviet Union
Photo by Jack Abraham


Essay Contest

An Evening of Poetry

Film Screenings

A Celebration of Maslenitsa

Lectures and Special Events

Annual Translate-a-thon

Year-End Party and Awards Ceremony