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Yuri Leving wins the 2017 Award for Outstanding Contribution to Scholarship from the American Association for the Advancement of Slavic Studies

Posted by Communications Officer on February 8, 2018 in News

Yuri Leving (Department of Russian Studies) is the winner of the 2017 Award for Outstanding Contribution to Scholarship from the American Association for the Advancement of Slavic Studies. Professor Leving is the first Canadian Slavic scholar to ever receive this prestigious award and the ceremony was held at the annual convention in Washington, DC, on 2 February 2018. The American Association of Teachers of Slavic and East European Languages (AATSEEL, https://www.aatseel.org/), founded in 1941, exists to advance the study and promote the teaching of Slavic and East European languages, literatures, and cultures on all educational levels.

For further information on Professor Leving's research and award, please visit this link.