Languages & Literatures
Yevgeny Slivkin, Lecturer of Russian, received an M.F.A. in Creative Writing from the A. M. Gorky Institute for Literary Studies of the Union of Soviet Writers in Moscow and a Ph.D. in Russian Literature from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign with a main focus on Russian Literature of the 19th century. In Russia he worked as a screen writer and a journalist for the Editorial Office of Artistic Broadcasting of the St. Petersburg Television Company. He has taught Russian literature and language at Georgetown University, George Washington University, Grand Valley State University, the University of Oklahoma, and The Kathryn Wasserman Davis School of Russian at Middlebury College. He is the author of four collections of poetry published in Russia and numerous scholarly articles which have appeared in American, European, and Russian professional academic journals. His poems are included in several significant anthologies of contemporary Russian poetry. He is working on the monograph "The Genesis and Variations of the Image of the Medieval Knight in Russian Literature of the Nineteenth Century" for which he made preliminary research in his doctoral dissertation. He likes spy novels and movies, enjoys driving and visiting new places.
Reflections of the European Middle Ages in Russian Literature of the 19th century
Connections between Russian Modernism and Classic Russian literature
Russian Fairy Tales
Contemporary Russian Poetry and Prose