Indiana University Bloomington

Craig Cravens, Ph.D.

Senior Lecturer

Office number: GA 4043
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Degree: Ph.D., Princeton University 1998.

Dissertation: “Pushkin's Evgenji Onegin, Dostoevsky's Besy, Capek's Hordubal, and Kundera's Zert: The First-Person Novel in Czech and Russian Literature.”

Specialties/Research Interests: Narrative theory, Czech underground culture, Modern Czech literature, Czech-Russian literary relations.

Current project(s): Czech underground music, literature, and politics.

Courses taught:

  • Czech language
  • Russian language
  • Robots and Beer Pubs: Czech Culture from 863 to 1989 (C223)
  • From Kafka to Kundera: Modern Czech Literature (C364)