SVETLANA EVDOKIMOVA

Professor Evdokimova has a special interest in 19th-and 20th-century Russian literature and culture. She has published series of articles on Pushkin, Tolstoy, and Chekhov, a monograph on Pushkin titled Alexander Pushkin's Historical Imagination (Yale University Press, 1999), and an edited volume, Alexander Pushkin's Little Tragedies: The Poetics of Brevity (Wisconsin University Press, 2003).

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Biography

Svetlana Evdokimova is Professor of Slavic Languages and Comparative Literature at Brown University. She is currently Chair of the Department of Slavic Languages. She has also served as Director of Graduate Studies in the Department of Slavic Languages at Brown for nearly ten years. In addition, she has been Randall Advisor, freshman and sophomore advisor for several years.She is also a member of the Faculty Executive Committee. Before coming to Brown in 1991, she has held a teaching position at Yale University from 1990-91.


A specialist in nineteenth- and twentieth-century Russian literature, Evdokimova holds degrees from Yale University (Ph.D. Slavic Languages and Literatures) and the St. Petersburg State University, Russia (M.A. French Language and Literature). Her main areas of scholarly interest include, Pushkin, Russian and European Romanticism, Tolstoy, Chekhov, relations between fiction and history, and gender and sexuality in Russian and European literatures. She is the author of Pushkin's Historical Imagination (Yale University Press, 1999) and editor of Alexander Pushkin's "Little Tragedies": The Poetics of Brevity (Wisconsin University Press, 2004), which was selected as an Outstanding Academic Title for 2004 by Choice. In addition, she has published a wide range of articles on Pushkin, Gogol, Chekhov, and Tolstoy. She is currently writing a book on Chekhov's relationship with the Russian intelligentsia and its impact on the formation of his literary self.


Evdokimova is a book review editor of The Pushkin Review. In 1995-6, she was the recipient of the National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship. She has served as the National Endowment for the Humanities Panelist for Fellowships for University Teachers for two years. She also received an IREX grant in 1995 and a Yale Prize Teaching Fellowship in 1987-88.

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SVETLANA EVDOKIMOVA, PhD
Professor of Slavic Languages and Comparative Literature
Slavic Languages and Comparative Literature
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