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Margarita Levantovskaya

Visiting Assistant Professor

Office: Greene Hall, 120C
Phone: 414-229-5499


Ph.D., Comparative Literature, UC San Diego, 2013
M.A., Comparative Literature, UC San Diego, 2010
B.A., Comparative Literature, Pitzer College

Teaching Interests:

20th century and contemporary Russian literature, Russian film, Russian language, Jewish literature and film.

My research interests include: The culture of Russian-speaking Jews in the U.S. and Israel, late and post-Soviet visual art by Russian-Jews, contemporary debates about diaspora, literary representations of translation.

Recent Publications:

“The Russian-speaking Jewish Diaspora in Translation: Liudmila Ulitskaia's Daniel Stein, Translator (Daniel' Shtain, perevodchik).” Slavic Review 1.71 (Spring 2012): 91-107.

“Ludmila Ulitskaya's Daniel Stein, Interpreter translated by Arch Tait.” Slavic and East European Journal 56.1 (Spring 2012): 125-127.