UROP Assistants Present Research Nationwide

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Ravital Goldgof and Lily Shelton, 2015-16 Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program assistants to Prof. Robert Romanchuk for his project on oral-formulaic structures in the Byzantine romantic epic Digenis Akritis and its Early Slavic translation, presented their own research on women's agency in the epic at the University of Pittsburgh's Undergraduate Research Symposium, "Europe: East and West" on April 1, 2016. They will present their work at the University of California's Undergraduate Conference on Slavic and East/Central European Studies in Los Angeles on April 30.

Prof. Romanchuk and his 2014-15 UROP assistant, Thuy-Linh Pham, co-presented their paper "Mouvance & Motifs in Digenis Akritis (Greek and Slavic)" at the Byzantine Studies Conference in NYC in October 2015.

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