Department of Modern and Classical Languages and Literatures
Blacksburg, VA 24061
Trevor Wilson is a specialist in Russo-Soviet philosophy as well as the intellectual history of the Russian diaspora. He is currently writing a book on Alexandre Kojève and the legacy of Russian philosophy in France. He has also published on post-socialist literature, queer theory, and contemporary Russian cinema.
- Russo-Soviet philosophy
- Russian diaspora studies
- Critical theory
- Contemporary Russian cinema
- PhD in Russian literature, University of Pittsburgh
- MA in Russian literature, University of Pittsburgh
- BA in Russian and French, University of Pittsburgh
- Member, Association for Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies
- Member, American Association of Teachers of Slavic and East European Languages
- Member, American Comparative Literature Association
- Member, Modern Language Association
- Fulbright Research Grant, National Research University Higher School of Economics, Moscow, Russia (2017-18)
- DAAD Intensivsprachkurs (2018)
“Kojève’s Gift: How a Russian Philosopher Brought an ‘Other’ Love to the West.” Slavic and East European Journal 63.3 (2020): 579-596.
“Contending Alterities: Drag Show, Roma Camp…,” in Cinemasaurus: Russian Film in Contemporary Context, eds. Nancy Condee, Alexander Prokhorov, and Elena Prokhorova (Brighton, MA: Academic Studies Press, 2019).
“Nothing but Mammals: Post-Soviet Sexuality after the End of History,” in The Human Reimagined: Posthumanism in Late Soviet and Post-Soviet Russia, eds. Colleen McQuillen and Julia Vaingurt (Brighton, MA: Academic Studies Press, 2018).
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