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Julia Vaingurt

Associate Professor

“The Poetics of Weakness in Russian Fiction of the 1960s-70s”

Department of Polish, Russian, and Lithuanian Studies


Building & Room:

1618 UH, MC 315


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).