Slavic and Eurasian Studies

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

Thu, February 14, 2008 | Texas Governor's Room, Texas Union 3.116

3:00 PM

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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