College Advisors for the School of Languages, Literatures & Cultures

For genereal inquiries about foreign language study, the CLAS advisors are the best starting point. They can also connect you with a specific language advisor or faculty member on the departmental level

Undergraduate Academic Advisor Senior, East Asian Languages & Cultures, French, Francophone & Italian Studies, German Studies, Slavic Languages & Literatures
785-864-3500
Wescoe Hall, Room 2069
Office Hours:

By appointment

Graduate Academic Advisor, Classics, East Asian Languages & Cultures, French, Francophone & Italian Studies, German Studies, Philosophy, Slavic Languages & Literatures, Spanish & Portuguese
785-864-1528
Wescoe Hall, Room 3107
Office Hours:

M – F: 9:00 am to 4:00 pm and by appointment


Director of Undergraduate Studies

Professor, Director of Undergraduate Studies, Slavic Languages & Literatures
785-864-2357
Wescoe Hall, Room 2133
Office Hours:

 

Teaching interests: Bosnian/Croatian/Serbian Language, Structure of Russian and Russian Functional Grammar, South Slavic Culture and Literature, Ottoman Bosnia.

Research interests: Slavic verbal aspect, cognitive linguistics.

Director of Graduate Studies

Assistant Professor, Director of Graduate Studies, Slavic Languages & Literatures, Coordinator of the KU Intensive Russian Language Program in Ft. Carson, CO, Director of the KU Summer Language Institute in Lviv, Ukraine
785-864-2350
Wescoe, Room 2127
Office Hours:

M, W: 1:00 – 2:00 pm


Language Coordinators

Language Coordinators are able to help you with specific questions about the language they advise for. They may also be able to help with placement and/ or proficiency exams. Some Coordinators advise for more than one language.

Bosnian/ Croatian/ Montenegrin/ Serbian

Lecturer, Slovene and Bosnian-Croatian-Serbian
(785) 864-2353
Wescoe Hall, Room 2130
Office Hours:

M, R, F: 9:00-9:50 am and by appointment 

Teaching interests: Slovene, Bosnian/Croatian/Serbian languages.

Czech

Svetlana Vassileva-Karagyozova
Associate Professor, Slavic Languages & Literatures
785-864-2351
Wescoe Hall, Room 2141
Office Hours:

W, F: 11:00 am – 12:00 pm and by appointment

Persian (Farsi/ Tajik/ Dari)

Lecturer, Persian
785-864-9250
Wescoe Hall, Room 2096
Office Hours:

M: 11:00 am – 12:00 pm, R: 10:00 – 11:00 am, and by appointment

Russian

Irina Fediunina Six
Lecturer, Russian, Academic Program Associate
785-864-1230
Wescoe Hall, Room 2128
Office Hours:

W, F: 10:00 – 11:00 am

Teaching interests: Russian language pedagogy, business Russian.

Slavic languages (Polish, Ukrainian, Slovene)

Professor, Director of Undergraduate Studies, Slavic Languages & Literatures
785-864-2357
Wescoe Hall, Room 2133
Office Hours:

 

Teaching interests: Bosnian/Croatian/Serbian Language, Structure of Russian and Russian Functional Grammar, South Slavic Culture and Literature, Ottoman Bosnia.

Research interests: Slavic verbal aspect, cognitive linguistics.



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