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Faculty Tea with Professor Raleigh and the Russian Flagship Program
March 18, 2021 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Grab a cup of tea (or coffee!) and join the Russian Flagship Program for a chat with Dr. Donald J. Raleigh, an expert in Russian history and UNC Professor of History Emeritus. Learn more about Professor Raleigh’s personal experiences in Russia and the surrounding region and what led him to his research in modern Russian history.
RUSSIAN FLAGSHIP PROGRAM
The U.S. government designates Russian as one of the languages vital for national security and economic competitiveness. The Russian Language Flagship Program is a national initiative created to answer that critical need. The University of North Carolina Chapel Hill Russian Flagship Program (UNCRFP) is a federally funded initiative that supports motivated undergraduate students of all majors to attain a professional level of proficiency in the Russian language. The Russian Flagship Program at UNC-Chapel Hill is a joint collaboration between the Department of Germanic & Slavic Languages & Literatures and the Center for Slavic, Eurasian, and East European Studies, and is one of eight Russian Language Flagship programs in the US sponsored by the National Security Education Program (NSEP).