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Mary Neuburger, Chair BUR 452, 2505 University Avenue, Stop F3600, Austin, TX 78712 • 512-471-3607

Lecture From Rusian Chronicles to Novgorod Birch-bark Letters: The Quest for Authentic Russian Language

Thu, February 14, 2008 • 3:00 PM • Texas Governor's Room, Texas Union 3.116

The lecture discusses the medieval Rusian chronicles and the Novgorod birch-bark letters as two different types of sources for the history of the Russian language. The presentation focuses on the puzzling Letter 605 as a linguistic challenge and the first Russian homosexual love letter.

Sponsored by: DSES, CREEES

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