Svitlana Malykhina

Lecturer in Russian Coordinator of the Russian Language Program

  • Title Lecturer in Russian
    Coordinator of the Russian Language Program
  • Office STH 605
  • Education BA, MA, PhD, Kharkiv National University (Ukraine)
    MA & Certificate of Advanced Study in Russian Translation, SUNY Albany

Fall 2021 Office Hours: Monday 11:15 – 12:15, Wednesday 4:30 – 5:30 in STH 605, Thursday 5-6 (on Zoom)

Prior to her work at Boston University, she taught at UMass Boston, College of the Holly Cross, Brandeis University and SUNY Albany. She also has been teaching all levels of Russian language at the University of Pittsburgh’s Summer Language Institute. Her research and teaching areas include Russian, Ukrainian, cross-cultural communication, cultural history, media discourse analysis and translation theories. Among her other areas of expertise are testing and assessment of second language proficiency, methods of foreign language teaching, developing Russian language teaching materials and educational technology. She is an active OPI tester of Russian language. Her book, Renaissance of Classical Allusions in Contemporary Russian Media (Lexington Books, 2014) examines allusions to the Russian literary canon in post-Soviet media; and she contributed to the dual-language anthology Skaz: Masters of Russian Storytelling (Translit Publishing, 2015).



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