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Diane Nemec Ignashev

Diane Nemec Ignashev

  • Class of 1941 Professor of Russian and the Liberal Arts, German and Russian

Education & Professional History

University of Chicago, MA, PhD.

University of Illinois (Chicago), BA.

At Carleton College since 1981.

Languages Spoken

Highlights & Recent Activity

In August 2016 Northwestern University Press published DNI's translation of Ludmila Ulitskaya's 2001 prize-winning novel, The Kukotsky Enigma [Казус Кукоцкого]. In February 2016 DNI and Ulitskaya appeared together at the Wilson Center Kennan Institute in their Society and Culture series titled "Lyudmila Ulitskaya: Telling Stories, Documenting History." They also appeared together in March 2016  at Moscow University's Philological Faculty, where DNI holds a part-time appointment.

Organizations & Scholarly Affiliations

DNI page in Moscow University's Istina system.

Member of Board of Directors, American Council of Teachers of Russian.

Member, Association for Slavic, Eastern European, and Eurasian Studies (ASEEES).

Member, Society for Cinema and Media Studies (SCMS).

Member, American Association of Teachers of East European Languages (AATSEEL).

Member, American Literary Translators Association (ALTA).

Courses Taught This Year

  • RUSS 307: Moscow Program: Advanced Grammar (Spring 2019)
  • RUSS 317: Advanced Grammar II (Spring 2019)
  • RUSS 308: Moscow Program: Advanced Phonetics and Intonation (Spring 2019)
  • RUSS 309: Moscow Program: Advanced Practicum (Spring 2019)
  • RUSS 109: Moscow Program: Beginning Conversation (Spring 2019)
  • RUSS 107: Moscow Program: Beginning Grammar (Spring 2019)
  • RUSS 108: Moscow Program: Beginning Phonetics (Spring 2019)
  • RUSS 209: Moscow Program: Intermediate Conversation (Spring 2019)
  • RUSS 207: Moscow Program: Intermediate Grammar (Spring 2019)
  • RUSS 208: Moscow Program: Intermediate Phonetics (Spring 2019)
  • RUSS 319: Reading-Russ Lang & Cult (Spring 2019)
  • RUSS 226: Moscow Program: Russia's Hallowed Places (Spring 2019)
Profile updated September 5, 2018

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