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Tatiana Smorodinska

Professor of Russian

 work(802) 443-2532
 Tuesday and Thursday 12:30pm-2pm and by appointment
 FIC 208

Tatiana Smorodinska graduated from Moscow State University (Department of Philology) in 1983 and received her Ph.D. from OSU in 1998 with a dissertation on Konstantin Sluchevsky, 19th century Russian poet.  She published a book “Konstantin Sluchevsky.  The Untimely Poet” in 2008.  Tatiana authored numerous articles on Russian poetry, Russian film and Russian culture.  In 2007 she co-edited “Encyclopedia of Contemporary Russian Culture” (Routledge).  Her most current projects include research on Russian folk dance and a digital anthology of texts for language learners based on the Russian school canon (19th century prose and poetry).

The anthology is free, open to the public, there are texts for beginners and intermediate students, equipped with audio recordings, glossary and additional materials. 


Department of Russian

Freeman International Center
203 Freeman Way
Middlebury College
Middlebury, VT 05753