Russian Department

REES Photo Gallery

Faculty and Friends

Babushki and Sergei Bunaev prepare for the krestnyi khod into Duffy's classroom

Babushki and Sergei Bunaev prepare for the krestnyi khod into Duffy's classroom

Duffy White teaches his final class Fall 2012 Pictured from left are Peter Rutland, Susanne Fusso, Phil Pomper, Duffy White, Irina Aleshkovsky, Priscilla Meyer, Sergei Bunaev

Duffy White teaches his final class Fall 2012
(pictured starting at left) Peter Rutland, Susanne Fusso, Phil Pomper, Duffy White,
Irina Aleshkovsky, Priscilla Meyer, Sergei Bunaev

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Russian Department Picnic in 1988
Professor William Trousdale (top left), former professor of physics at Wesleyan; Barry Nelles; Sergei Bunaev (center), Interim Director of the Language Lab; Yuz and Professor Irina Aleshkovsky; MaryLou Nelles; Rachel Trousdale (lower left); and Professor Susanne Fusso (lower right), Russian Department Chair

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From left to right:  Philip Pomper, Duffield White, Vladimir Prokhorov, Susanne Fusso, William Trousdale, Andrei Zorin, Mariana Volkova, Edwin Allen, Solomon Volkov (2004)

Visiting Poets and Writers

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Andrei Bitov (left), a Russian novelist, short story writer, poet and travel writer, with Yuz Aleshkovsky, Visiting Russian Emigré Writer at Wesleyan and husband of  Professor Irina Aleshkovsky.

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Wesleyan Professor Priscilla Meyer, and Zinovy Zinik a Russian-born freelance writer who currently lives in London.

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Alexandra Sviridova, documentary film maker, writer and journalist (New York)

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Poet-translators Matvei Yankelevich (Ugly Duckling Presse, NY) and Alexander Skidan (Moscow)

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Alexandra Petrova (Italy)

Students

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Anya Parfentieva, her husband Chris Barkidjiji, and their son Andrew

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A few friends gather in front of the Romance Languages building.  Front left is Duffy White with his son William.  Front right is Professer Priscilla Meyer. The top row are a few Russian alums gathered for the '03 Reunion celebration.

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Lyuba Azbel, Irina Itriyeva, Vaiva Aglinskas, Emily Wang, Anthony Zannino at a graduation party hosted by Lyuba and her family, May 2008