Indiana University Bloomington

Russell Scott Valentino, Ph.D.

Department Chair

Russell Scott Valentino

Office number: BH 503
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Degree: Ph.D in Slavic Languages and Literatures, UCLA, 1993.

Dissertation: “The Rise of the Russian Tendentious Novel: Generic Hybridization and Literary Change”

Specialties/Research Interests: literary translation and translation studies; world literature; 19th-20th century Russian literature; Mediterranean studies; virtue theory; republicanism; modernity

Courses taught:
Major Texts of World Literature; Translation Workshop; Intro to Russian Culture; Two Books and Four Movies: Zhivago and Lolita in print and film; Honors seminar on War and Peace;

Selected Publications