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Leonid Livak

Department Chair and Graduate Chair

Professor, Russian Literature

121 St. Joseph Street, Room 407

tel: 416-946-3008

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Research Interests:

19th and 20th century Russian literature and culture, 19th and 20th century French literature and culture, Modernist studies, Jewish studies, comparative approaches to literary and cultural studies.


Ph.D., The University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1999
M.A., Middlebury College, 1998 - French language and literature.
M.A., The University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1996 - Slavic languages and literatures.
B.A., The University of Michigan-Ann Arbor, 1993.

Courses Taught:

SLA212 - The Russian Novel
SLA246/1231 - Russian Modernism
SLA302/1207 - The Imaginary Jew
SLA303 - Literary Imagination and Jewish Identity in Modern Europe
SLA312/1239 - Nabokov
SLA420 - Russian Syntax and Stylistics

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

tel: 416-946-0011

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