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Nabokov at 120

This year marks the 120th anniversary of the birth of Russian-American writer Vladimir Nabokov (1899-1977). For the past six years BC Professor of Russian, English, and Jewish Studies Maxim D. Shrayer has been co-organizing the International Nabokov Readings in St. … Continue reading

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Remembering Nabokov

Professor of Russian, English, and Jewish Studies Maxim D. Shrayer marked the 120th anniversary of Vladimir Nabokov’s birth on April 22 with an essay on visiting the Nabokovs’ last home, in Montreaux, Switzerland. The essay appeared in the Los Angeles … Continue reading

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Translating Isaac Babel

Tablet magazine has published a new English translation—written by BC Professor of Russian, English, and Jewish Studies Maxim D. Shrayer—of one of the most celebrated works of Jewish fiction. Shrayer has translated, from the Russian, “Awakening,” a short story by Isaac … Continue reading

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Roman Katsman

Professor Roman Katsman of Bar-Ilan University in Israel will present a lecture titled “New Literary Geography: Demarginalization of Russophone Literature in Israel” on Oct. 12 at noon in Lyons Hall 207. Katsman is the author of six books and numerous … Continue reading

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