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  • Nina L. Bond

    Visiting Assistant Professor of Russian
    Office Hours: Friday, 1-2PM and by appointment in KEI 211

    Professional Biography

    Professor Bond received her Ph.D. in Slavic and Comparative Literature from Columbia University. Her scholarship is focused on trains and visual illusions in late nineteenth-century Russian and French novels. Her research interests include Russian realism, French naturalism, Darwinism in literature, fantastic literature, science fiction and post-colonial Francophone literature.


    Columbia University

    Ph.D., Slavic and Comparative Literature, 2011
    Dissertation: "Tolstoy and Zola: Trains and Missed Connections"

    Harriman Certificate, Harriman Institute, 2006

    M.A., Slavic Languages and Literature, 2005

    B.A. Comparative Literature, 1999

    Research Interests

    Nineteenth-Century Russian Literature
    Technology and Literature
    Science Fiction
    Fantastic Literature
    French Naturalism
    Francophone Literature
    Film Adaptation

    Course Information

    RUS 102 Elementary Russian II
    FDN 183: Who's Afraid of Technology?
    RUS/LIT 273 Terrorism in Russian Literature and Fim
    RUS 173 (FYS): The Fantastic in Russian Literature and Film
    RUS 270: Chekhov: Plays, Stories, Life