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D. Brian Kim

Ph.D. Candidate in Slavic Languages and Literatures

Dissertation (2016):
'Luminous Words: Prerevolutionary Russian Writers on Foreign Language and the Art of Translation.'

M.A. thesis in Japanese literature (2014):
'Strangers and Wanderers: Japanese Intellectual Travelers in the West, 1884-1906.'

Qualifying paper (M.A. thesis) in Russian literature (2011):
'Seduction, Subterfuge, Subversion: Rewriting Molière in Imperial Russia.'

Recent presentations:

'The Rising Sun of Russia: Pushkin's Japanese Legacy.'
AATSEEL Annual Conference, Vancouver, BC, 2015.

'Konstantin Balmont's Russian Japonerie.'
ASEEES National Convention, San Antonio, TX, 2014.

'Ложные друзья переводчика.'
STARTALK Program for Russian Teachers, University of Iowa, 2014.

'Sirin's Inferno: Nabokov's Alice and the Chaos of Translation.'
Translation in Russian Contexts, Uppsala University, 2014.

'Heavenly Bodies and Earthly Delights: Sun Imagery in Kuzmin's Oeuvre.'
ASEEES National Convention, Boston, MA, 2013.

'Seduction, Subterfuge, Subversion: Rewriting Molière in Imperial Russia.'
The French Language in Russia, University of Bristol, 2012.

'The Play of Language and the Language of the Play.'
California Slavic Colloquium, Stanford University, 2011.

Education

M.A., Japanese, Stanford University
M.A. (equiv.), Slavic Languages and Literatures, Stanford University
B.A., Linguistics, Williams College