Congratulations to Dr. Ania Aizman for winning the AWSS 2017 Graduate Essay Award
November 7, 2017
Congratulations to Dr. Ania Aizman for receiving the Association of Women in Slavic Studies' 2017 Graduate Essay Award for her essay "The Considerable Anarchism of the Present Moment: Post-Soviet Russian Philosophy in Search of a New (Old?) Avant-Garde". The essay forms the first chapter of her recently submitted dissertation Every Step a New Movement: Anarchism in the Stalinist-era Literature of the Absurd and its Post-Soviet Implications.
Daniel Behar (PhD '19) shared with us his recent article in Public Books:
"A review of three Arabic novels recently translated into English, this piece gave me a chance to think about the myopias involved in over-indulging destruction and apocalypticism. Relevant, I reckon, for both fiction writers and scholars whose vision feels narrowed by scenarios of doom and gloom." Read the full...
“I work mostly on literature between roughly 2000 and 2015. But ‘2000’ means 2000 B.C.E.”
Hot off the press, the September-October edition of the Harvard Gazette includes a profile of our Chair, Prof. David Damrosch - this article was also featured as the lead item in the Chronicle of Higher Education’s Art section on August 22nd.