Dr. Richard Tempest

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Slavic Languages and Literatures
Professor of Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies
Associate Professor of LAS Global Studies
Center for Global Studies
European Union Center

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Education

PhD, New College, 1982

MA, New College, Oxford

B.A., New College, Hons/Philosophy & Modern Languages , Oxford

Countries of Study

Russia, Post-Soviet Republics, Balkans

Courses Taught

  • Russ 113 Russian Civilization
  • Russian 114 Russian, Soviet and Post-Soviet Civilization
  • Russ 115 19th Century Russian Masterpieces in Translation
  • Russ 199 Russian and East European Popular Culture

Research / Training Specializations

Current Projects:A book-length study of Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn’s literary works; Soviet nostalgia and the self-presentation of Russian political leaders in the Putin era; Oral history of Bulgaria’s communist-era intelligence service; Political Science of the Body

Publications

Books

  • Tempest, Richard. Zolotaia kost’ . Moscow: Novoe Literaturnoe Obozrenie, 2005.

Book Contributions

  • Tempest, Richard. "“Solzhenitsyn—pisatel’ XXI veka” ." Put’ Solzhenitsyna v kontekste bol’shogo vremeni: Sbornik pamiati: 1918-2009. Ed. L. I. Saraskina. Moscow: Russkii put’, 2009.
  • Tempest, Richard. "Krugi i paralleli: k voprosu ob intertekstualizme Solzhenitsyna." Proza Solzhenitsyna 1990-kh godov. Ed. A V. Urmanov. Blagoveshchensk: Izd-vo BGPU, 2008. 141-151.
  • Tempest, Richard. "Tolstoi i Solzhenitsyn: Vstrecha v Iasnoi Poliane." Mezhdu dvumia iubileiami (1998-2003). Ed. N A. Struve and V A. Moskvin. Moscow: Russkii Put’, 2005. 393-408.

Journal Articles

  • Tempest, Richard. "Svetliiat bial simvol: belezhki vûrhu poetikata na politicheskata harizma." Novo Vreme 12 (2008):
  • Tempest, Richard. "Amerikanskii Solzhenitsyn." Literatura 22 (2008):