- Modern Languages and Literatures Faculty
- Jianhua Bai
- Jean Blacker
- Mary Jane Cowles
- Simone Dubrovic
- Paul Gebhardt
- Mortimer Martin Guiney
- Robert Goodhand
- Daniel Hartnett
- Katherine Hedeen
- Travis Landry
- Linda Metzler
- Evelyn Moore
- Simona Moti
- Natalia L. Olshanskaya
- Charles Piano
- Patricia Lyn Richards
- Leo W. Riegert, Jr.
- Víctor Rodríguez-Núñez
- Clara Román-Odio
- Marta Sierra
- Chengjuan Sun
- Hideo Tomita
Natalia L. Olshanskaya
Professor of Russian (on leave 2011-12)
Ascension Hall 111
740-427-5276 fax firstname.lastname@example.org
Natalia Olshanskaya was born in Odessa in the former Soviet Union. She taught at the Odessa State University from 1975 to 1992, at the University of St. Andrews, Scotland, from 1992 to 1993 and at the College of William and Mary from 1993 to 1997. She came to Kenyon in 1997. Olshanskaya teaches Russian language, literature, and culture courses. She is married to Don Monson and has one daughter, Ksenia Sokolyanskaya, Kenyon Class of 2004.
Areas of Expertise
Translation theory, cinema studies, stylistic analysis of texts and genres
Ph.D. Odessa State University
"Translating the Wars." In: Translation and Censorship in Different Times and Landscapes. Teresa Seruya and Maria Lin Moniz eds. (Cambridge Scholars Publishing, Cambridge, UK, 2008).
"After [Isaac] Babel: Teaching communicative competence for translation," In: Beyond the Ivory Tower: Rethinking Translation Pedagogy, Brian Baer and Geoffrey Koby eds., ATA, Volume XII, Amsterdam/Philadelphia: John Benjamin Publ., 2003, pp. 173-190.
"Opposition or Identification: Chekhov's Plays on Screen," Philological Papers, 2000 (2001), vol. 47, pp. 69-73.
"Anti-Utopian Carnival: Vladimir Voinovich Rewriting George Orwell," Forum for Modern Language Studies, 2000, vol. XXXVI, p. 426-437.
RUSS 111/2 Intensive Introductory Russian
RUSS 213/4 Intermediate Russian
RUSS 321 Advanced Russian
RUSS 323 Introduction to Russian Literature
RUSS 340 Russian Culture Through Cinema (in Translation)
RUSS 350 Survey of Russian Literature (in Translation)
RUSS 352 Russian Twentieth Century Literature
RUSS 354 Masterpieces of Russian Nineteenth Century Literature