Natalie Kononenko shares her experience developing Ukraine Alive (http://ukrainealive.ualberta.ca), a digital humanities project that connects undergraduate students with elementary schools.
An interview with Boris Dralyuk (Executive Editor, Los Angeles Review of Books) and Maya Vinokour (Assistant Professor at NYU and Editor, All the Russias’ Blog).
José Vergara writes of his discussions with prisoners at Oakhill, a men’s minimum-security prison located about twenty minutes south of Madison, Wisconsin, where he witnessed immense talents gone unnoticed by society and a pure desire to learn and engage with new material that rivals that of any so-called traditional college student.
Susan Smith-Peter, an associate professor of history at the College of Staten Island in the City University of New York, recreates the dialogue of Russia in 1917 by presenting the story of the Russian Revolution to the public. This project demonstrates how Slavists can interact with the larger field of public history as part of public humanities.