David L. Cooper

In The News

  • Professor Harriet Murav has been awarded an IPRH faculty fellowship for academic year 2020-21 for her book project "Archive of Violence: The Literature of Abandonment and the Russian Civil War." 

  • The winner of the 2018 Nobel Prize in Literature, announced earlier this month, Polish novelist Olga Tokarczuk (born 1962), is one of postcommunist Europe’s most gifted and remarkable writers. Her literary career, which spans two decades, is richly informed by psychoanalysis, feminist discourse,...

  • Slavic faculty have been busy, and the fruits of their labor are a robust harvest of books. Since the beginning of the year, four books have been published that were authored, edited, and/or translated by Slavic faculty members. Congratulations to Professors Cooper, Ivashkiv, Kaganovsky, and Murav...

  • One hundred years ago, the Russian Revolution “shook the world,” in the words of a famous book. This fall at the University of Illinois, organizers are hoping to “shake the campus,” at least a little, with a series of events reflecting on that anniversary ...