Joy in good writing.
Narrative theory, stylistics, philology, moral philosophy, history.
Nabokov, Joyce, 18th and 19th-century British literature, 20th-century documentary prose, in particular narratives of concentration camp survivors. All these are parts of the same world, not different universes.
Graduate course taught in the spring semester 2021: "Dickens 2: Narrative and Culture."
Graduate course to be taught in the spring semester 2022: "Women's Education in Austen and Brontë"
Virtual book-launch (recording): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rUBAqAz3JW8&feature=youtu.be
Recent Zoom events:
February 18: Cosmopolitanism during the Cold War (panel discussion) https://www.facebook.com/photo?fbid=10158190493238198&set=gm.10806434453...
February 28: Commemorating the Life and Work of Don Barton Johnson (1933-2020)
March 21: Journey into the Land of the Zeks and Back: A Memoir of the Gulag by Julius Margolin, trans. Stefani Hoffman