Ongoing Events

Russian Conversation Table (UW-Madison)

Thursdays -
Rathskeller, Memorial Union

Join UW-Madison Russian instructors and other students for conversation in Russian on Thursdays at 5:30 pm in Der Rathskeller in Memorial Union. Please contact Melissa Warner for more information.

Russian Conversation Table (Madison Community)

Tuesdays -
Michelangelo's Coffee House

Все желающие приглашаются на Русский Стол с 6 до 8 каждый четверг в Michelangelo's. Организаторы обещают разговоры, анекдоты, чай, новые знакомства. For more information, please contact Sarah Bennett.

Weekly Social Hour for Russian Flagship Students

Tuesdays -
Location varies

In the Fall 2017, Russian Flagship Social Hour will take place on Wednesdays at 5:00 pm. The location varies - please refer to the individual events listed to the immediate left.

Weekly Russian Tea for Flagship Students

Thursdays -
315 Bradley Memorial Building

In the Fall 2017, the Russian Flagship Tea and Conversation Hour will take place on Thursdays at 12:00 pm in 315 Bradley Memorial Building.

Russian Folk Orchestra

The University of Wisconsin-Madison Russian Folk Orchestra has a number of openings for musicians! Join the RFO to learn how to play beautiful Russian music on authentic Russian folk instruments, the balalaika and domra.

The Russian Folk Orchestra is an official university performing and touring ensemble, and welcomes anyone, especially those with stringed-instrument experience! The ability to read music is also highly desirable. RFO will provide you with an instrument, costume, and music. Free lessons will be provided.

For more information, please visit the RFO website.

Russia-Related Events on Campus

For more Russia-related events on campus and in the community, please visit the website for the Center for Russia, East Europe, and Central Asia.

Upcoming Events

Required Fall 2017 Assessments

Fri, 09/01/2017 - 9:00am - 12:00pm
250 Van Hise Hall

Russian Flagship fall assessments, which are required for all students, other than those who completed intensive Russian in Madison during summer 2017, will take place on:

Grammar: Thursday, August 31, 12:00-1:00 pm, 250 Van Hise Hall
Reading and Listening: Friday, September 1, 9:00 am-12:00 pm, 250 Van Hise Hall

Current students should RSVP to the assessments here.

If you are unable to attend for any reason, please contact Laura Marshall as soon as possible to make other arrangements.

New Student Orientation

Wed, 09/06/2017 - 3:00pm - 4:00pm

Students admitted to the Russian Flagship Program for the spring 2017 semester should plan on attending this mandatory meeting. Please contact program coordinator Laura Marshall with any questions.

Wednesday, September 6
3:00-4:00 pm
Location TBD

Fall Semester Kick-Off Meeting

Wed, 09/06/2017 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Current Russian Flagship students should plan to attend the program's annual fall kick-off meeting:

Wednesday, September 6
4:00-5:00 pm
Location TBD

During this meeting, students will learn more about plans for fall semester events, receive tutoring assignments, and receive general program news and updates.

For more information, please contact Laura Marshall.

The UW-Madison Russian Flagship is a collaborative initiative of the UW-Madison Department of Slavic Languages and Literature  and the Language Institute, with the Center for Russia, East Europe, and Central Asia, and the Doctoral Program in Second Language Acquisition
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