It’s all very sad, I think. The capacity for thought has already disappeared, and now dignity is gradually being snuffed out, but I don’t see any solutions. People still depend on these vestiges of government. And the government is acting like a depraved medieval lord rather than a modern, institutionalized structure. When libraries are forced to pull books from their shelves — for example, Russian classics published by the Soros Foundation — what can it mean?Continue reading...
Professor of Comparative Literature, Russian & Slavic Studies
Habilitation, 1991, Moscow Institute of Film Studies; Ph.D. 1977 (French Philosophy), Russian Academy of Pedagogical Sciences; B.A. 1971, Moscow Pedagogical Institute.
Office Address: 19 University Place, 3 Fl New York, New York (US) 10003
Phone: (212) 998-8793
Areas of Research/Interest
Slavic literatures and cinema; theory of representation; the body in culture
Editorial Board, Cinema Notebooks Journal, Kinovedcheskie Zapiski, Moscow; Editorial Board, Books Collection, Philosophia ad Marginem, Ad Marginem Publishing House, Moscow; Editorial Board, New Literary Review, Novoe Literaturnoe Obozrenie, Moscow.
Getty Scholar, 1991-1992.
The Memory of Tiresias. University of California Press. 1998.
Amnesia as a Source. Moscow. 1997.
Daemon and Labyrinth. Moscow. 1996.
Babel/Babel, with A. Zholkovsky. Moscow: La Carte Blanche. 1994.
Tiresias Memory. Moscow: Ad Maginem. 1993.
Visible World. Moscow: Kinovedcheskie Zapiski. 1993.
Articles by Mikhail Iampolski
There’s no law, Putin is absolutely impotent, he can’t do anything. That’s it. All that’s left is to sit there, like a medieval serf, and hope to God that you don’t attract the attention of some lord who happens to be in a bad mood.Continue reading...
Today’s owner of a German car shares his identity with his grandfather, who fought the Nazis.Continue reading...
Today’s Russian fascist is simultaneously omnipotent and persecuted.Continue reading...
If you read the speech for content, it becomes nonsensical.Continue reading...