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Vitaly Chernetsky

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences - School of Languages, Literatures & Cultures - Department of Slavic Languages & Literatures
Associate Professor
Director, Center for Russian, East European and Eurasian Studies
Primary office:
785-864-2359
Wescoe Hall
Room 2140
University of Kansas
1445 Jayhawk Blvd.
Lawrence, KS 66045-7594


Education

Ph.D., Comparative Literature and Literary Theory, University of Pennsylvania

M.A., Comparative Literature and Literary Theory, University of Pennsylvania

B.A. equivalent , Faculty of Philology, Moscow State University

Teaching

Russian literature and culture (film, theatre, visual arts); Ukrainian literature and culture; East and Central European literatures and cultures; Central Asian literatures and cultures; intellectual history of Russia and Ukraine; cultural aspects of globalization; postmodernism/postmodernity; Modernism/modernity; modernist and postmodernist writing worldwide; postcolonial theory and postcolonial writing; identity and community; diasporic cultures; nationalism and ethnicity; literary and cultural theory; cultural studies; film and film theory; feminist theory; gender studies; LGBT studies; language pedagogy.

Research

Russian literature and culture (film, theatre, visual arts); Ukrainian literature and culture; East and Central European literatures and cultures; Central Asian literatures and cultures; intellectual history of Russia and Ukraine; cultural aspects of globalization; postmodernism/postmodernity; Modernism/modernity; modernist and postmodernist writing worldwide; postcolonial theory and postcolonial writing; identity and community; diasporic cultures; nationalism and ethnicity; literary and cultural theory; cultural studies; film and film theory; feminist theory; gender studies; LGBT studies; language pedagogy.

Research Interests

  • Russia
  • Ukraine
  • Russian literature
  • Ukrainian literature
  • Soviet literature
  • Soviet culture
  • Soviet film
  • Soviet cinema
  • Post-Soviet culture
  • Post-Soviet literature
  • Eastern Europe
  • Central Europe
  • East European literature
  • East European culture
  • East E

Selected Grants

Chernetsky, Vitaly, (Principal), Ukraine’s Ongoing Social Transformation and Its Literary Representations, National Endowment for the Humanities, - 08/31/2015) . Federal. Status: Funded.


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