online russian courses
- Next Placement Test in Russian: Saturday, August 19, 2017 at 3:00pm in 102 Morrill Hall. You may also come at this time if you have questions about our courses. (Most students won’t need to take the test. If you grew up in a Russian family or studied Russian elsewhere, read Advanced Placement and Russian for Russians under Courses, then write to Slava Paperno at [email protected] if you have questions.)
- We’ll have a table at the Arts & Sciences Academic Open House on Sunday, August 20, 2017 , from 1 to 3 p.m. in the Clark Atrium, the Physical Sciences Building. Come with any questions. Look for Department of Comparative literature and the Russian at Cornell poster.
- Organizational meeting for all Fall 2017 courses that are marked TBA (Time to Be Arranged) in the course roster: Thursday August 24, 2017 at 4:30, Room KG 42 Klarman Hall. We’ll be looking for meeting times that suit everyone. This meeting might also help if you’re not sure which course is right for you. Come on time and bring your schedule!
- International Fair: Wednesday, August 31, 2017 from 11:30-2pm on the First Floor Terrace of Uris Hall. This event showcases the many different options for students to internationalize their Cornell experience. One of the Russian teachers will be there to talk to you.
- A group of IT professionals in Moscow is offering free language exchange over the Internet at exchangevalley.com.
- The student-run Cornell Russian-Jewish Club aims to create a forum on Russian life at Cornell and is dedicated to being a hub for Russian-language culture here on campus. Whether you are an expat from Russia or the former Soviet Union, someone who can trace their ancestry to the motherland, or simply interested in the culture and language, you are welcome to join. Please write to Rebecca Burd at [email protected]
- Three reasons why Russian studies are back : in The Washington Post (also published in The OR Register with a great photo) and The New York Times. It all boils down to this: “Now the Russia experts hope that a global crisis some believe is a result of American naïveté and unsophistication about Russia may serve as the catalyst for a new generation of Russia experts.”
- February 15 is the application deadline for our Michael Harum Award. If you plan to study in Russia, click Study in Russia for the link.
- Applications to various programs for study in Russia are generally due in early-to-mid-February, click Study in Russia for links.
- Dont miss our own Eralash in Moscow under Study in Russia !
- The AATSEEL site under Outside resources always has relevant information on internships, graduate studies, and such.