ELLEN R. LANGER, Continuing Lecturer, Czech Language

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Ph.D. University of California, Berkeley (Slavic Languages and Literatures).

Teaching: Czech language, literature and culture.

Research interests: Norm and variation in Slavic. Czech language and culture. Nineteenth- century Russian literature. Russian women writers. Historical linguistics. Language pedagogy of heritage and less commonly taught languages.

Current projects: Course materials for Czech language instruction, continuing development of elementary reading curriculum. Grammatical variation as a literary device in Anna Karenina. Instrumental singular variation in nineteenth-century Russian prose.