The Birch

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The Birch is a national biannual undergraduate journal of Eastern European and Eurasian culture.

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The Birch was established in 2004.[1] The journal, which is run by undergraduates at Columbia University,[2] is the first exclusively undergraduate journal of Slavic, Eastern European and Eurasian studies in America.[1] It is published biannually, in fall and spring semesters.[1] Any enrolled undergraduate can submit work to one of three sections: creative writing, literary criticism and culture and affairs.[1] The Birch has featured interviews with the children of Vladimir Mayakovsky, Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn and Boris Pasternak. The Fall 2006 issue featured an interview with Eduard Shevardnadze.


  1. ^ a b c d "The Birch". Columbia University. Retrieved 8 August 2016. 
  2. ^ "Publications". Columbia University. Retrieved 8 August 2016. 

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