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Taras Koznarsky

Associate Professor, Ukrainian

121 St. Joseph Street, Room 415

tel: 416-946-5390
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Research Interests:

Ukrainian and Russian literatures in the first half of the nineteenth century; national and cultural identity; modernism and avant-garde. Current research project: “The text of Kyiv: constructions of the city in Ukrainian, Russian, Jewish, and Polish literary and cultural imaginations, 1800s-1930s.”



Ph.D. Harvard University, 2001
M.A., University of Alberta, 1994
B.A., Lviv University, 1991

Courses Taught:

SLA102 - Ukrainian and Russian Civilizations and Art to the Eighteenth Century
SLA203 - Faking It: Forgery and Culture
SLA208 - Intermediate Ukrainian
SLA254 - Stone Books to Sky Books: Book as Institution, Commerce and Art
SLA308 - Advanced Ukrainian
SLA311 - Gogol
SLA331 - Experiments and Revolutions in Art and Literature of the Late Russian Empire-Early Soviet Union
SLA419 - Ukrainian Poetry, A Survey
SLA458 - Ukrainian for the 21st Century
SLA318/1039 - Kyiv-Kiev-Kijow
SLASLA1407 - Aspects of Literary Translation
SLA2000 - Reading and Research. Ukrainian Literature: Ninteenth Century Projects

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Department of Slavic
Languages and Literatures
121 St. Joseph Street
Alumni Hall (AH), Room 431
Toronto, Ontario ~ M5S 1J4

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