Ms. Robin Bongers (BA 2000) currently attends the University of Arizona, where she hopes to finish the MA program in Russian Language & Literature in spring 2006. She was recently awarded the FLAS fellowship through Duke University to spend May and June in St. Petersburg, Russia. In the meantime, she is job hunting. She previously attended Ohio University for an MA in Music History and Literature. Her thesis topic pertained to the development of Russian opera, discussing two settings of Gogol's play "Zhenit'ba" (The Wedding). (03/2006)
Why KU Slavic?
KU’s Center for Russian, East European and Eurasian Studies program is one of only 12 federally-funded national resource centers in the US
Only doctoral program in Slavic Languages and Literatures between the Mississippi and the West Coast
100% of graduate students in the Slavic program had funding in academic year 2012-13
KU's Libraries house over 500,000 volumes of Slavic books and electronic editions
Two of the department’s last four doctoral candidates have won a Fulbright grants to conduct dissertation research abroad