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Prof Julian Graffy

Prof Julian Graffy

Emeritus Professor of Russian Literature and Cinema

SSEES

UCL SLASH

Joined UCL
1st Jan 2014

Research summary

 I have written over 200 articles and reviews on Russian literature, culture and film. In 2000 I published a book on Nikolai Gogol''s story 'The Overcoat'

My recent research has been in the field of Russian cinema. I am the author of two books on Russian film and several articles in journals and collected volumes. My current research project, nearing completion, is a book entitled Through a Russian Prism: Representing Foreigners in a Century of Russian Film.

Teaching summary

I teach three courses in Russian film to BA students of the School of Slavonic Studies, University College London. 

I also offer an MA course in Russian film, entitled Being Soviet, in the same UCL Department. 

I teach a course called Russian Cinema: Epochs and Genres, on the UCL MA in film studies. 

I teach on courses in Russian literature of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, at both BA and MA level.

Biography

I was appointed to a lectureship at the School of Slavonic Studies, University of London, in 1976, after studying at the University of Oxford. 

Since 2001 I have been Professor of Russian Literature and Film at the School of Slavonic Studies, University College London

Publications