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Lazar Fleishman

Lazar Fleishman, PhD

Professor of Slavic Languages and Literature
Affiliated faculty at The Europe Center

Building 40, Room 42L
Stanford, CA 94305

(650) 725-0005 (voice)

Research Interests

19th and 20th century Russian literature and music; Boris Pasternak; 20th century Russian emigre and Soviet culture and literary life; Russian avant-garde poetry and art; Russian-Jewish, Russian-Baltic and Russian-Polish cultural relationships; poetics; and archival research

Bio

Lazar Fleishman came to Stanford in 1985 after a distinguished career at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. He has also been a Visiting Professor at UC-Berkeley, Yale, Harvard, University of Texas at Austin, the Russian State University for the Humanities in Moscow, Charles University in Prague and the University of Latvia in his native Riga. His major scholarly interests include 19th and 20th century Russian literature; Boris Pasternak; 20th century Russian emigre and Soviet culture and literary life; Russian avant-garde poetry and art; Russian-Jewish, Russian-Baltic and Russian-Polish cultural relationships; poetics; and archival research.

He co-edited a collection of articles, Pushkinskaia konferentsiia v Stenforde (The 1999 Pushkin Conference at Stanford), published in 2001 in Moscow. In winter 2002, he organized a series of lectures by visitors from Riga on Latvian culture. He is currently editing for our department's series of "Stanford Slavic Studies" a forthcoming collection of works by a Russian emigre, Solomon Bart, who lived in Warsaw and perished in the Wasrsaw ghetto. He is also working on a monograph on the history of Russian journalism in exile (1920's-1930's).

Stanford Affiliations

Center for Russian, East European and Eurasian Studies

Other Affiliations

Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures