MARJA SORVARI

Associate Professor

Marja Sorvari is Associate Professor (tenure track) of Russian Language and Culture, University of Eastern Finland, Joensuu Campus. She specializes in post-Soviet Russian literature from the perspectives of gender, cultural memory and multilingualism. Her Ph.D. dissertation examined Russian women's autobiographical texts of the 1990s. Her current research focuses on multilingual literature in Russian context, displacement and postmemory in post-Soviet women's writing, and the reception and translation of women's writing in Russian-Finnish literary relations of the post war period. She has published one monograph, many peer-reviewed articles and co-edited several collections of articles.

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School of Humanities, Foreign Languages and Translation Studies

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marja.sorvari@uef.fi

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+358 50 598 6428

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I teach courses related to Russian literature and culture at the bachelor’s and master’s level, and I supervise bachelor’s and master’s theses in the field. I’m a personal study counselor at the bachelor’s and master’s level.

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