Dr. Irina Anatolyevna Six

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences - School of Languages, Literatures & Cultures - Department of Slavic Languages & Literatures
Lecturer, Academic Program Advisor
Russian Program Coordinator
Primary office:
Wescoe Hall
Room 2128
Slavic Languages
1445 Jayhawk Blvd.
Lawrence, Ks 66045



As a Russian language educator, I work to create a learning atmosphere that encourages curiously and desire to explore and understand Russia.

Teaching Interests

  • Business and Professional Russian, Cross-cultural communication, Applied Russian Linguistics.

Selected Publications

Selected Presentations

(02/02/2018). Why Can't we Teach Verbs of Motion? AATSEEL Annual Conference 2018. Washington, DC

(02/01/2018). Why Can't We Teach Verb of Motion? Slavic and East European Languages LEARN Workshop (Foreign Languages Program Office, National Security Agency). Catholic University - Washington, DC

Six, I. . (03/28/2017). Rap in Russia: New Style Poetry or Old-Style Patriotism? CREES Brown Bags. KU

Six, I. . (02/05/2017). Register and Genre in Advanced Russian Class. AATSEEL Annual Conference 2017. San Francisco, Ca

Six, I. . (05/30/2016). Learning-By-Doing: Teaching Language and Culture via Skyping Projects. CAS (Canadian Association of Slavists). University of Calgary

Six, I. . (04/03/2016). Russian at KU: Designing Innovative Program. CARTA (Central Association of Russian Teachers of America). Kansas City, MO

Six, I. . (01/09/2016). Skyping With Russians: Cooperative Language Exchange from Beginners to Advanced
. Annual AATSEEL Conference 2016. Austin,Tx

Selected Grants

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