Students learn to speak, listen, read, and write in Russian; study Russian music, art, customs, literature, and cuisine; and develop their abilities to think comparatively and internationally.

Majors choose from such upper-level offerings as Advanced Russian, Russian Civilization, Russian Literature, Composition and Conversation, Tolstoy in English, and Dostoevsky in English. Cultural functions and conversation hours take place in the Russian House, a stately, historic, stone-faced dwelling where several Russian-language students live with a native Russian speaker.


Russian Trivia Night!
November 13, 2017
Welcome to Russian Trivia on November 14th, at 5.30pm at the DELT fraternity house. We have some surprise food and good questions for you.
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3rd Annual International Karaoke Night
November 8, 2017
Students, faculty, and community members got together for a fun night of international music, food, and culture. There were over 35 acts singing in 8 languages taught at Sewanee: Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Japanese, Latin, Russian, and Spanish! Judges awarded prizes to the 3 best solo and group acts. Read more to find out who won.
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100th Anniversary of the Bolshevik Revolution
November 7, 2017
Greetings, comrades! The Sewanee Young Democratic Socialists and the Russian House have teamed up to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the October Revolution. Join us in discussion of this critical time in Russian history and today's political climate over food and drink. November 8th, 7:00 pm at the Russian House
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