Irina A. Six

Irina Six
  • Lecturer - Slavic and Eurasian Languages & Literatures
  • Academic Program Advisor
  • Russian Program Coordinator

Contact Info

Wescoe Hall, 2128
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

Six, Irina. Book Reviews, Revising to Resubmit/In Review.

Selected Presentations

(2/1/2018). 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

(2/2/2018). Why Can't we Teach Verbs of Motion?. AATSEEL Annual Conference 2018. Washington, DC

Six, I. (3/28/2017). Rap in Russia: New Style Poetry or Old-Style Patriotism?. CREES Brown Bags. KU

Six, I. (2/5/2017). Register and Genre in Advanced Russian Class. AATSEEL Annual Conference 2017. San Francisco, Ca

Six, I. (5/30/2016). Learning-By-Doing: Teaching Language and Culture via Skyping Projects. CAS (Canadian Association of Slavists). University of Calgary

Six, I. (4/3/2016). Russian at KU: Designing Innovative Program. CARTA (Central Association of Russian Teachers of America). Kansas City, MO

Six, I. (1/9/2016). Skyping With Russians: Cooperative Language Exchange from Beginners to Advanced. Annual AATSEEL Conference 2016. Austin,Tx