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Vrhevsky, Anatoly and Bob Channon (Professors, Russian School), August 2, 1996 - August 8, 1996

Identifier: MOH131

Scope and Contents

1 interview with Anatoly Vrhevsky and Bob Channing, Professors of Russian at the Russian School.He discussed the Middlebury community; enrollment; teaching German; teaching in France; isolation of SLS; shortcomings of the program; graduate student; lack of funding for the language schools; lacking facilities; change of curriculum over time; teaching civilization; American German relations; how to teach culture; combining language teaching and economics; German society; study abroad; and intergrated language program ILP.


  • August 2, 1996 - August 8, 1996

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Conditions Governing Access

Open for research without restriction.

Biographical / Historical

Anatoly Vrhevsky and Bob Channing served as Professors of Russian at the summer Russian School at Middlebury College.They discussed how they ended up at Middlebury; the language pledge; what makes Middlebury special; extracurricular activities; intensity of the 9 week program; what kind of students come to Middlebury; Misha Fayer; enforcing the language pledge;student incidents; Tom Bayer; teaching at Vassar; drop in enrollment in Russian school; pushkin institute; Russian immigrants.


From the Collection: 147+ Objects

Physical Location


Physical Description

1 audio cassette


Assigned identifier: a13aflshp1996-24

Repository Details

Part of the Middlebury College Special Collections & Archives Repository

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Middlebury Vermont 05753 United States