Anna Lisa Crone Award
The Anna Lisa Crone award is to be awarded to the most accomplished major graduating in Russian literature and culture. This award was established in honor of Professor of Slavic Languages and Literatures at the University of Chicago, who was widely respected for her ability to elucidate difficult Russian poetry of the 18th, 19th and 20th centuries, who passed away in 2009. The award is presented at the Slavic Spring Undergraduate Reception held near the end of Spring Quarter. Seniors graduating in Slavic Languages and Literatures that quarter are eligible for nomination. Slavic department faculty selects the awardees based on academic honors and B.A. paper submitted.
George V. Bobrinskoy Award
The George V. Bobrinskoy Award is conferred upon graduating seniors in the College for “excellence in the study of Slavic languages and literatures.” Established in 1970 and first awarded the following year, the prize honors an emeritus professor in the Department of Linguistics who had an important role in the establishment of the Russian program at the University of Chicago. Professor Bobrinskoy was one of the first teachers of Russian at the University. The Bobrinskoy Award is presented at the Slavic Spring Undergraduate Reception held near the end of Spring Quarter. Seniors graduating in Slavic Languages and Literatures that quarter are eligible for nomination. Slavic department faculty selects the awardees based on academic honors and B.A. paper submitted.
C. Davies Shallcross Award
In recognition of his stalwart support of Polish Studies at the University of Chicago, the C. Davies Shallcross award is awarded by the Slavic Department to a student whose performance in the Russian and East European Studies major has been marked by special achievement.