Tag Archives: Slavic and Eastern Languages Dept

Moscow memories

Professor of Russian, English, and Jewish Studies Maxim D. Shrayer, who came to the United States from the Soviet Union in 1987, recalls a spring day in Moscow more than 30 years ago, a friendship, and a longing to be … Continue reading

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Franck Salameh

Associate Professor of Near Eastern Studies Franck Salameh gave a book talk at the Fares Center for Eastern Mediterranean Studies at Tufts University’s Fletcher School on his latest work, Charles Corm: An Intellectual Biography of a Twentieth-Century Lebanese “Young Phoenician” (Lexington Books, 2015). Present at the book … Continue reading

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Lebanese nationalist Charles Corm

In the new book, Charles Corm: An Intellectual Biography of a Twentieth-Century Lebanese “Young Phoenician” (Lexington Books, 2015), Associate Professor of Near Eastern Studies Franck Salameh writes about Lebanese writer and businessman Charles Corm, an influential figure in the nationalism movement that led to Lebanon’s independence. Salameh delves … Continue reading

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Symposium in honor of Dinner with Stalin

A Boston College symposium will mark the translation and publication of the new book Dinner with Stalin and Other Stories, edited and co-translated by Professor of Russian, English, and Jewish Studies Maxim D. Shrayer, and written by his father David … Continue reading

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Dinner with Stalin

Boston College Professor of Russian, English, and Jewish Studies Maxim D. Shrayer has edited and co-translated Dinner with Stalin and Other Stories (Syracuse University Press, 2014), a book written by his father, David Shrayer-Petrov. According to the publisher, these 14 stories by … Continue reading

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The Russian novel in Brazil

University of São Paolo Professor Bruno Gomide, a leading Brazilian expert on Russian literature and culture and a translator of Russian writers into Portuguese, will present “The Russian Novel in Brazil,” based on his study DA ESTEPE À CAATINGA: O Romance Russo … Continue reading

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A story of emigration

Author Maxim D. Shrayer, a Boston College professor of Russian and English, is the subject of a feature story in the Cape Cod Chronicle, which focuses on his emigration from Russia to America–the subject of his memoir Waiting for America.

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