2-day Symposium at Harvard University -- Professional Development of Russian Graduate Student Teaching Assistants 

Dear colleagues,

We invite you to join us for the two-day symposium devoted to Professional Development of Russian Graduate Student Teaching Assistants. 

The symposium will bring together Russian language program directors, Slavic department chairs and graduate program Directors to discuss the current state of the field of preparing graduate teaching fellows. Participants will discuss curricular and programmatic challenges and outline possible directions for supporting graduate students engaged in teaching the Russian language and culture across the United States. 


This face-to-face event is organized by the Department of Slavic Languages & Literatures at Harvard University and the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures at the University of Southern California. 

The symposium will take place at Harvard University campus on April 1st and 2nd, 2023. Remote participation is not possible. 

The registration for the symposium is free but participants are responsible for their travel expenses. There is limited funding available to cover one night at a hotel in Cambridge for those who need it. Breakfast and lunch will be provided on both days.


You can find more information and the registration form on this website

If you have any questions, you can email the symposium co-organizers: Veronika Egorova (egorova@fas.harvard.edu) and Evgeny Dengub (dengub@usc.edu).


We look forward to seeing you in Cambridge in April!




Evgeny Dengub 

Professor (Teaching) of Russian and Director of the Basic Language Program

Department of  Slavic Languages and Literatures

Director of  Center for Languages and Cultures

USC Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences


Associate Director of the Middlebury College Kathryn Wasserman Davis School of Russian


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Los Angeles, CA 90089

Office: 213 740 2737

Email: dengub@usc.edu

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