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Sasha Spektor

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Associate Professor of Russian
Russian Program Coordinator
2016-2018 Lilly Teaching Fellow
Study Russian in Armenia and Georgia Study Abroad, Program Co-director

Sasha Spektor's research interests include Nineteenth- and Twentieth-century Russian prose and poetry; Dostoevsky; Russian contemporary poetry; Literary theory; Ethics in literature; Polish Modernism; Formation of literary identity; Russian and Soviet cinema, and translation.

His publications include articles on Osip Mandelstam, Fyodor Dostoevsky, Witold Gombrowicz, relationship between science and literature, and narrative ethics.  At the present time, Sasha is working on his book-length manuscript The Reader as Accomplice: Narrative Ethics in the Prose of Fyodor Dostoevsky, Witold Gombrowicz, and Vladimir Nabokov.

In his spare time Sasha likes to garden, read and write, travel to far away places, and look for edible mushrooms in nearby forests, but not necessarily in that order.

  • Ph.D. Harvard University
Events featuring Sasha Spektor, Alexander Sager
Joe Brown Hall 213

Dr. Sager and Dr. Spektor will present on their research, and then answer questions. Refreshments will be served at 3:15 p.m. The event is open to all.

Dr. Sasha Spektor's presentation: The Space of Ethics in Dostoevsky's The Dream of a Ridiculous Man.

Dr. Alex Sager's presentation: gedencken der pender: a new reading of Hugo von…

Articles Featuring Sasha Spektor

The Department of Germanic and Slavic Studies is excited to announce a new Russian language study abroad program that will take place from June to July of 2024.

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