Rita S. Spivak


Address
Perm State University
Faculty of Philology
Department of Russian Literature
15, Bukireva Street, Perm 614990
 
Phone, Fax, e-mail
+7 (342) 212-19-03; +7-912-499-47-37, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
 
Date of Birth
04.04.1937
 
Educational Background
1959 – Perm State University, Faculty of Philology.
1963-1966 – Post-graduate Programme, Moscow State University, Faculty of Philology, Department of Foreign Literature.
Doctoral Programme, Ural State University.
 
Academic Degrees and Titles
1968 – Candidate of Philology, Moscow State University.
1992 – Doctor of Philology, Ural State University.
1981 – Reader.
1995 – Professor.
 
Stages of Professional Career
1967 – 1980 – Assistant, Department of Russian Literature, Perm State University.
1981 – 1995 – Reader, Department of Russian Literature, Perm State University.
1995 – present time – Professor, Department of Russian Literature, Perm State University.
 
Membership in Academic Councils, other State and Public Associations
1992 – 2003 – member of the Dissertation Council D 063.78.03 for Doctoral and Candidate Dissertations, Ural State University, specialties 10.01.01 – “Russian Literature”, 10.02.01 – “Russian Language”.
1992 – 2003 – member of the Dissertation Council D 113.42.01 for Doctoral and Candidate Dissertations, Ural State Pedagogical University, specialties 10.01.01 – “Russian Literature”.
Member of the Dissertation Council D 212.189.11 for Doctoral and Candidate Dissertations, Perm State University, specialties 10.01.01 – “Russian Literature”, 10.02.01 – “Russian Language” and 10.02.19 – “Language Theory”.
 
Research Project Management
1. 1998-1999 – The grant of the Ministry of Education of the Russian Federation № 53, Federal Target Programme “Fundamental Higher Education Research in the sphere of Natural sciences and Humanities. Universities of Russia” “National dynamics in Russian literature of the XIXth century”.
2. 1998-1999 – The grant of the Ministry of Education of the Russian Federation № 67 “Jewish mentality in the aspect of Russian literature of the ХIХ-ХХth centuries”.
3. 2004 – The grant of GO2-15-22 “Russian formula of existentialism in the literature of the first half of the XXth century”.
4. 2009 – The grant of Russian Foundation for Basic Research № 09-04-95578 m/ml “Evolution of Velimir Khlebnikov’s artistic philosophy (poetry of the 1910-1920s)”.
5. 2005-2008 - The grant of Russian Foundation for Basic Research № 05-06-80331 “Investigation of “pseudo-strange” speech in Russian role poetry”.
 
Participation in International Projects
1. Since 2001 – participation in publication of the international collection of papers “Philologicheskie Zametki” (Russia, Macedonia, Croatia, Slovenia).
2. International educational collaboration with the University of Ljubljana (Slovenia).
3. Work on the joint scientific and educational programmes for Russian Literature, Slovenian language (Faculty of Philology, Perm State University), student and scientist academic exchange; reading courses at the Faculty of Philosophy, University of Ljubljana.
4. Participation in the International Association of Slovenian language and literature lovers.
5. Participation in the work of the International Editorial Council of the journal “Perm State University Herald. Russian and Foreign Philology”.
 
Current Research Activities
Investigation of forms of artistic and philosophic discourse of the early XXth century.
Investigation of influence of Russian symbolism on the Russian literary process of the early XXth century.
Preparation of the monograph “Personalities of Russian artistic and philosophic discourse of the first third of the XXth century” for publication.
 
Academic and other Awards
15 November, 2006 – Badge “Honoured Scientist of the Russian Federation” ((№ 23870, 1428/К-n).
2006 – Certificate of Laureate of the Perm Region First Degree Prize in the sphere of science for the best scientific work in the sphere of Literature Studies and Linguistics.
 
Total Number of Publications
Scientific articles – 120.
Monographs – 1.
Study Guides – 4.
 
Selected Publications
1. Spivak R.S. Russian philosophic lyric poetry. Problems of genre typology: Krasnoyarsk: Krasnoyarsk University Press, 1985. 140 p. (In Russian)
2. Spivak R.S. Russian philosophic lyric poetry. The 1910s. 2nd Edition. Moscow: “Flinta” Press; “Science”, 2005. 407 p. (In Russian)
3. Spivak R.S. Image of temple in I.A. Bunin’s poetry // Image of temple in European culture and literature. Częstochowa, 2001. pp. 86 – 95. (In Russian)
4. Spivak R.S. Illness, pain and tears in L. Andreev’s literary works // How people in culture and literature experience illnesses and cure themselves. STUDIA LITTERARIA POLONO SLAVIKA.6. SOW WARSZAWA, 2001. pp. 261 – 270. (In Russian)
5. Spivak R.S. Phenomenon of creativity in the interpretation of Russian literature of the early XXth century // High School reports. Philological Sciences. 2001. № 6. pp. 13 – 21. (In Russian)
6. Spivak R.S. L. Andreev’s “Judas Iscariot”. Poetics and interpretation // collection of papers «SINE ARTE NIHIL». Belgrade; Moscow, 2002. pp. 284 – 302. (In Russian)
7. Spivak R.S. Russian and Jewish mentality in the aspect of literary space // History. Culture. Literature. Jerusalem, 2004. pp. 179 – 188. (In Russian)
8. Spivak R.S. City suburbs in the Russian culture of the late XIXth-the early XXth centuries // Geographic panorama of the Russian culture. Province and its local texts. Moscow, 2004. pp. 545 – 560. (In Russian)
9. Spivak R.S. Chekhov and motive of submission in Russian literature of the XIXth century // DIALOGUES WITH CHEKHOV: 100 YEARS LATER. Sofia, 2004. pp. 99 – 108. (In Russian)
10. Spivak R.S. I. Annensky-lyricist as the Russian existentialist // Innokentiy Fyodorovich Annensky. 1855 – 1909. Materials and investigations. Moscow: M. Gorky Institute of Literature Press, 2009. pp. 57 – 66. (In Russian)
11. Spivak R.S., Kropotina Y.A. High didactics of I.A. Novikov // Perm University Herald. Russian and Foreign Philology. 2010. Iss. 5 (11). pp. 129 – 140. (In Russian)

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