UIC Institute for the Humanities

2018-2019 Institute Fellow

B.A., English, Grinnell College (1992) 
M.A., Comparative Literature, University of Iowa (1994) 
Ph.D., Slavic Languages and Literatures, Harvard University (2005) 

Area of Specialization 

20th century Russian literature and culture; Russian, European, and American Modernism and Avant-Garde 

Additional Interests

18th century Russian literature, 19th century Russian fiction,  Russian-American cultural intersections,  Russian-Jewish literature,  technology and bioethics in literature, literary theory, aesthetic theory. 

Selected Publications

Wonderlands of the Avant-Garde: Technology and the Arts in Russia of the 1920s (2013).

Julia Vaingurt
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Email: vaingurt@uic.edu

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