Virginia H. Bennett

Virginia H. Bennett

Associate Professor, Chair of Russian

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

Phone: (808) 956-4165
Fax:(808) 956-9536
E-mail: vbennett@hawaii.edu

Education

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

M.A., Ph.D. in Slavic Languages and Literatures–Princeton University, 1967, 1971.

Teaching

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.

Research

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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