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Rima Greenhill

Senior Lecturer in Russian

Rima Greenhill was born and raised in Vilnius, the multilingual capital of Lithuania, and has made learning and teaching foreign languages her life-long passion. She has taught all levels of Russian at Stanford, and prior to that at the School of Slavonic and East European Languages, London University where she obtained her two Masters degrees, one in the Methodology of Teaching Foreign Languages and the second in the History of the Russian Language and the 19th c. Russian Novel. Her PhD in Russian Language and Literature (“Lexical and Stylistic devices in the novels of I. Il’f and E. Petrov”) is also from London University. She is a recipient of the Dean's Award for Distinguished Teaching at Stanford.

Rima's research interests are trade and diplomatic relations between England and Russia under the Tudors and Stuarts. Her publications include an entry on Grigory Kozintsev’s movie Hamlet for The Literary Encyclopedia (July 2015), two papers on Early Modern travel narratives by foreign visitors in Reading East (Essay 6, 2013 and Essay 7, 2014) and an article “Ostap Bender – Hamlet of the NEP Era? ” (Language, Culture and Society in Russian/English Studies, Conference Proceedings, School of Advanced Studies, London University, 2011).

Rima's book on Russian elements in Shakespeare's comedy Love's Labour's Lost, is scheduled for publication in 2022.

 

 

Winter and Spring 2022: on leave

Fall 2021 classes:     Third Year Russian (Slavlang 111), Fourth Year Russian (Slavlang 177), Intermediate Conversation (Slavlang 55)

Spring 2021 classes: Third Year Russian (Slavlang 113), Fourth Year Russian (Slavlang 179), Reading Russian History (Slavlang 70)

Winter 2021 classes: Third Year Russian (Slavlang 112), Fourth Year Russian (Slavlang 178), Reading Russian History (Slavlang 70)

Fall 2020 classes:      Third Year Russian (Slavlang 111), Fourth Year Russian (Slavlang 177), Intermediate Conversation (Slavlang 55)

Fall 2019 - Summer 2020: Stanford Humanities Center Fellow

Spring 2019 classes: Third Year Russian (Slavlang 113), Fourth Year Russian (Slavlang 179), Native Speakers (Slavlang 7)

Winter 2019 classes: Third Year Russian (Slavlang 112), Fourth Year Russian (Slavlang 178), Old Church Slavic (Slavlang 311)

Fall 2018 classes:      Third Year Russian (Slavlang 111), Fourth Year Russian (Slavlang 177), Native Speakers (Slavlang 5)