Graduate Students

Andrzej Brylak
PhD Student, Slavic Studies (Polish)
TA for Polish Basic Language Program (POL 101-104)
Areas of Interest: Galicia region identity and dynamics between Polish Jewish and Ukrainian Literatures.
1604 University Hall
abryla2@uic.edu

Tetyana Dzyadevych
PhD Student, Slavic Studies (Russian)
TA for Russian Basic Language Program (RUSS 101-104)
Areas of interest:
Women's Studies, Memory Studies, Interdisciplinary Studies
1604 University Hall
tdzyad2@uic.edu

Andrei Gorkovoi
PhD Student, Slavic Studies (Russian)
TA for Russian Basic Language Program (RUSS 101-104)
Areas of interest:
Russian modernism and visual arts
1604 University Hall
agorko2@uic.edu

Agnieszka Jeżyk
PhD Student, Slavic Studies (Polish)
TA for Polish Basic Language Program (POL 101-104)
Areas of Interest: Polish poetry of the Avant-garde
1604 University Hall
ajezyk2@uic.edu


Alexander Lindskog

PhD Student, Slavic Studies (Polish)
TA for Polish Basic Language Program (POL 101-104)
Area of interest: 20th-century Polish Literature
1604 University Hall
dlinds4@uic.edu

Anton Svynarenko
PhD Student, Slavic Studies (Russian)
TA for Russian Basic Language Program (RUSS 101-104)
Areas of Interest: Translingual Writers and Comparative Literature, Discourse Theory, Philosophy of Genre Fiction, Cinematic Representation of Slavic Cultures, Traumas and Disabilities in Russian Literature
1604 University Hall
asvyna2@uic.edu

Alumni

Michael Slager
PhD Student 
Dissertation: Russia’s Orient: Imperial Fictions and the Politics of Identity
Areas of Research: Eighteenth- and nineteenth-century Russian literature, Empire Studies and Post-Colonialism, Enlightenment philosophy, Nationalism, Literary Theory and Criticism, Old Slavic Mythology, Second-language acquisition