Resources in Slavic Studies


At The University of Chicago:

The Center for East European, Russian and Eurasian Studies (CEERES)
An interdivisional center which promotes the study of, and research about, the countries of Central and Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union. There are four internal committees: the Committees on Balkan Studies, Studies of Caucasia, Russian Studies, and Central Asian Studies. The latter is a joint committee with the Center for Middle Eastern Studies.

map Tartaria Map Slavic and East European Collection at the University of Chicago Library
Containing over 588,500 volumes on Russia and the countries of the former Soviet Union, including material from all disciplines of the humanities and social sciences and in all of the vernacular languages of these geographic areas. The collections are especially strong in Slavic philology and linguistics, Russian and other Slavic literatures, history, economics, political science, geography, and the history of religions.

Central Europe Workshop
The Central Europe workshop (formerly Modern Europe and Russian Studies workshop) meets every other Tuesday afternoon throughout the school year. The workshop meets to read and discuss drafts of dissertation chapters by U Chicago students, as well as papers by outside scholars in relevant fields.

Language Variation and Change Workshop
The Language Variation and Change Workshop provides an interdisciplinary forum for graduate students and faculty to discuss the motivations and consequences of language change from diverse perspectives (incl. linguistic, historical, social, cognitive, and computational).

Balkan Rhythm and Dance


Study Abroad at The University of Chicago


In the Chicago Area:

Northwestern University

University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC)

University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign (UIUC)


The American Association for the Advancement of Slavic Studies (AAASS)

The American Association of Teachers of Slavic and East European Languages (AATSEEL)

Etimologicheskij slovar' slavjanskix jazykov

Dictionaries and Other Resources

Slavic Linguistics Society

Vasmer, Ozhegov, Zaliznjak

Archived Resources from our Previous Site

Medieval Slavic Database

Birchbark Letters

Faculty Papers in Linguistics

Leptir Mašna