Katerina Lakhmitko has an M.A. in Slavic Languages and Literatures and in April of 2017 will be defend her Ph.D dissertation, “Art and Perception: Producing the Architectonics of Transitional (Late- Socialist and Post-Socialist) Subjectivity” in the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures at the University of Illinois, Urbana- Champaign. Her next research project, “Architecture and Materiality in Russian Cinema and Media,” will advance a unilaterally applicable framework of architectural thinking and design theory as a formal approach to film, video, and works in digital (and post-digital) formats.
Why KU Slavic?
KU’s Center for Russian, East European and Eurasian Studies program is one of only 12 federally-funded national resource centers in the US
Only doctoral program in Slavic Languages and Literatures between the Mississippi and the West Coast
100% of graduate students in the Slavic program had funding in academic year 2012-13
KU's Libraries house over 500,000 volumes of Slavic books and electronic editions
Two of the department’s last four doctoral candidates have won a Fulbright grants to conduct dissertation research abroad