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  • Nina L. Bond

    Visiting Assistant Professor of Russian
    717-291-BU x4016
    Office: Goethean Hall 206
    Office Hours: W: 4-5 and F: 1-2

    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 101 Elementary Russian I
    FDN 183 Who's Afraid of Technology?/Technology: Friend or Foe?
    RUS/LIT/WGS 279 Novels of Love and Deception


    RUS 102 Elementary Russian II
    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