From a Dissertation to a Book, with Luke Parker

Mon April 25th 2022, 4:00 - 5:30pm
Pigott Hall, Rm 216

Speaker(s): Luke P. Parker (Colby College)

Join the Job Market Workshop and course DLCL 311 for a talk by a returning alumnus.
Luke Parker will give a presentation on how to revise the dissertation and publish it as a book. This event is open to DLCL graduate students only. Light refreshments will be served.
Luke P. Parker is an Assistant Professor of German and Russian at Colby College. He is a scholar of Russian literature, theater and film, focusing on the interaction of exile and performance. Luke’s peer-reviewed articles have appeared in Slavic Review, Russian Review, Slavic and East European Journal, and Russian Literature. His work has also been featured in the Times Literary Supplement. His first book, Nabokov Noir: Cinematic Culture and the Art of Exile (Cornell University Press, 2022), claims that Vladimir Nabokov’s multilingual and transnational literary career in exile during the 1920s-1940s was shaped by a deliberate and extensive engagement with a new cinematic culture. This year, Luke is a Research Associate of the Amherst Center for Russian Culture at Amherst College (July 2021 – June 2022).
Contact: Byungsam samjeung [at]
Note: This event is in-person only and will not be livestreamed or recorded. Only Stanford cardholders with a green badge in Health Check may attend.