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Gina Kovarsky, PhD

Assistant Professor of Russian

PhD, Columbia University, 1998 MPhil, MA, Columbia University
BA, Yale University

Email -
Phone - 804.827.3400
Fax - 804.827.3479

Office - Lafayette Hall, Room 211
            312 N. Shafer St.
            Richmond, VA 23220

Interests: Russian literature, language pedagogy, human rights education and literature, the Russian novel and the West, Tolstoy, Russian cultural history, St. Petersburg, contemporary Russian society, French literature.
Current courses: RUSS 101-102 Elementary Russian, RUSS 201-202 Intermediate Russian, RUSS 301 Survey of Russian Literature, FRLG 203 Language and Identity, WLD 220 Human Rights and World Literature, INTL 490 Seminar in International Issues.
Selected publications: "Mimesis and Moral Education in Anna Karenina," "The Reader's Moral Education," "Musical Metapoesis in War and Peace."

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