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SLAVIC LANGUAGES AND LITERATURES.NEWS

Jul 14, 2021
The Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures at Stanford University is seeking applications for a tenure-line Assistant Professor. The primary area is Russian literature and culture over all periods of their history. Candidates with expertise in other Slavic languages and cultures are also welcome to apply. The Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures is part of the Division of Literatures, Cultures, and Languages, a consortium of departments that collaborate on curricular and research initiatives and on hiring. Candidates must demonstrate strong scholarship and excellence in...
Jun 28, 2021
In February 2021, Yuliya Ilchuk published her first book titled, Nikolai Gogol: Performing Hybrid Identity. One of the great writers of the nineteenth century, Nikolai Gogol was born and raised in Ukraine before he was lionized and canonized in Russia. The ambiguities within his subversive, ironic works are matched by those that surround the debate over his national identity. This book presents a completely new assessment of the problem: rather than adopting the predominant "either/or" perspective – wherein Gogol is seen as either Ukrainian or Russian – it shows how his cultural...
Mar 23, 2021
The department of Slavic Languages and Literatures at Stanford University is seeking applications for an acting assistant professor in the primary area of Russian literature and culture. The Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures is part of the Division of Literatures, Cultures, and Languages, a consortium of departments that collaborate on curricular and research initiatives. The primary specialization is in the 20th century; candidates with training in other disciplines, other subfields or periods, and other languages, including other Slavic languages, are encouraged to apply....
Jun 11, 2020
Cécile Alduy, Professor of French Literature and Culture and Chair of the Division of Literatures, Cultures, and Languages, recently wrote an article for The Clayman Institute for Gender Research at Stanford University regarding gender and the COVID-19 pandemic. The article, "The Elephant in the Room is a Homeschooled Toddler (and Sometimes Three)" was published by The Clayman Institute on June 4, 2020.
Jun 05, 2020
It is with utter pain, rage and disgust at the abhorrent murder of George Floyd and the countless other victims of racism and targeted police violence that precede it that I write in the name of the DLCL community.   The DLCL stands in solidarity and compassion with all the communities that are hurt, threatened, unsafe, discriminated against just because they were born one color, rather than another, in one family instead of another, or, since racism goes hand in hand with misogyny, homophobia and other kinds of despicable bigotry, because of their sex, gender, origin, nationality, age...
Feb 24, 2020
On February 13-14, 2020, the Computational Criticism of Russian Literature Research Unit in DLCL convened a hackthon with some of its participants from beyond Stanford, along with experts in applying natural-language processing methods to humanities research questions. Andrew Janco (Digital Scholarship Librarian, Haverford College), Hilah Kohen (literary translator and English-language news editor for the Russian news site Meduza), and Aaron Thompson (graduate student in Slavic Languages and Literatures at the University of Virginia) joined Yulia Ilchuk (professor in the DLCL’s Slavic...

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