【3月5日】Maxim D. Shrayer: Letters to a Jewish Muse: The Life of Vladimir Nabokov and Véra Slonim as Literature and History
 
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英华人文系列讲座第117


讲座题目Letters to a Jewish Muse: The Life of Vladimir Nabokov and Véra Slonim as Literature and History

讲座人Prof. Dr. Maxim D. Shrayer (Boston College, USA)

主持人:乔国强教授

时间35日周一下午1515~17:00

地点:虹口校区英伦厅

主办单位:英语学院


内容简介:

The captivating story of Vladimir Nabokov (1899-1977) and Véra Nabokov (née Slonim, 1902-1991)a story of love, marriage and mutual enrichmentbegins in Berlin in the early 1920s and unfolds on two continents and in five languages. In his lecture the American author and scholar Maxim D. Shrayer, author of the international bestseller Bunin and Nabokov: A History of Rivalry, will touch on key questions of Jewish, Russian, and American culture and history. Based on archival materials, Shrayer's lecture will focus on the dynamics of the so-called mixed marriages, as well as the boundaries of modern Jewish culture.


讲座人简介:

Maxim D. Shrayer, a bilingual author, scholar and translator, is a professor of Russian, English, and Jewish Studies at Boston College and Director of the Project on Russian and Eurasian Jewry at Harvard's Davis Center. Born in Moscow in 1967 to a writers family, Shrayer emigrated to the United States in 1987. He has authored fifteen books in English and Russian, among them the internationally acclaimed memoirs Leaving Russia: A Jewish Story and Waiting for America: A Story of Emigration, the story collection Yom Kippur in Amsterdam, and the Holocaust study I SAW IT. Shrayers Anthology of Jewish-Russian Literature won a 2007 National Jewish Book Award, and in 2012 he received a Guggenheim Fellowship. Visit Shrayers website at www.shrayer.com