Sergey Zenkin

Scholar of Literature

Present and Previous Positions:

Since 1997, now research professor, Russian State University for the Humanities (Moscow)

Since 2017 professor, Higher School of Economics (Saint-Petersburg)

2016 February - 2016 July Visiting Scholar, Sheffield University

2013 September - 2014 July Visiting Scholar, Collegium de Lyon

2011 February - 2011 September Fulbright Visiting Scholar, Stanford University

1997 Associate Researcher, National Center of Scientific Research (CNRS, France, UMR 5611 LIRE)

1979 - 1996 Academic editor, Khudozhestvennaya Literatura, Sovetski Pisatel and Novoe Literaturnoe Obozrenie publishing houses (Moscow)

Fields of Scholarship:

Theory of literature

French literature of the 19th and 20th centuries

Intellectual History, especially history of 20th-century theoretical ideas in the humanities

Honours and Awards:

French order of Palmes académiques, awarded for internationally acclaimed research on French literature and theory and for Zenkin's translations of French literary theory, philosophy and human sciences into Russian

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