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2018-19 Ushers in New Faculty

  • Maksim Hanukai

    What are your current and future research projects? My main research project right now is a book on Alexander Pushkin. Although I had been exposed to Pushkin’s works in one way or another from an …

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  • Kirill Ospovat

    What are your current and future research projects? I am currently developing two book projects. The first investigates the introduction of Western-type science to Russia under Peter the Great in the early eighteenth century. I …

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  • Carson Fish

    What is or will (or might be) the focus of your dissertation research? I’d really love to explore queer themes in contemporary Russian literature, film, and/or drama. For now that’s still very broad, but that’s the …

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  • Cecil Leigh Wilson

    What is the focus of your dissertation research? My dissertation, still in early stages, is on disability and holy fools in Russian literature. I’m interested in using the familiar figure of the holy fool as …

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  • Alice Volkov

    What is the focus of your dissertation research? I’m in my first year here at UW-Madison, but hopefully my dissertation will be focused on translation of Russian poetry from Russian into English. One of my …

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