Virginia H. Bennett

Virginia H. Bennett

Associate Professor – Retired

1890 East-West rd.
Moore Hall 489
Honolulu, HI 96822

Phone: (808) 956-4165
Fax:(808) 956-9536


Ph.D. in Slavic Languages and Literatures–Princeton University, 1971.

M.A. in Slavic Languages and Literatures–Princeton University, 1967.

Diplome brevete–L’Ecole National des Langues Orientales Vivantes, 1965.


Dr. Bennett has taught seminars on Tolstoy and Dostoyevsky, Chekhov, Russian Symbolism, Early Twentieth Century Russian Literature, and Russian Folklore.

At the University of Hawai‘i she offers survey courses on nineteenth, early twentieth century, and contemporary Russian literature.


The main thrust of her research has been on Russian Symbolism and she has published a number of articles on this topic. She has also published on themes related to Russian folklore. Dr. Bennett’s secondary Slavic Language is Ukrainian and she has published several articles on Ukrainian writers of the 1920’s.




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