Vladimir Ivantsov

  • Visiting Assistant Professor of Russian

Areas of Study

Education

  • PhD, McGill University, 2018
  • Kandidat nauk (PhD equivalent), St. Petersburg State University, 2007

Biography

Prior to coming to Oberlin, Vladimir Ivantsov taught at Williams College, McGill University, and St. Petersburg State University. His research interests cover a broad spectrum of topics, including Dostoevsky, 20th-century Russian culture, existentialist literature and philosophy, and rock music.

He published a book on the contemporary Russian writer Vladimir Makanin.

Fall 2021

Rebellion, Revolution, Rock-n-Roll: 20th-21st-century Russian Culture — FYSP 085
From Pushkin to Pussy Riot: Literature Meets Music in Russia and Beyond — CMPL 242
From Pushkin to Pussy Riot: Literature Meets Music in Russia and Beyond — RUSS 242

Spring 2022

Intermediate Russian — RUSS 204
Senior Seminar: The Myth of Lenin in 20th—21st-Century Russian Culture — RUSS 446

Notes

Vladimir Ivantsov chairs North American Dostoevsky Society essay contest

July 8, 2021

Visiting Assistant Professor of Russian Vladimir Ivantsov has organized and chaired the 2020-21 North American Dostoevsky Society Undergraduate Student Essay Contest. The Contest is designed to recognize outstanding undergraduate essays focused on the works of Fyodor Dostoevsky. More on this can be found on the official blog of the North American Dostoevsky Society.