MSt in Comparative Literature and Critical Translation
I graduated from Yale in 2021 with a degree in English. As an undergraduate, I discovered the warm and hilarious prose of Chekhov and embarked on my (ongoing) endeavour to learn Russian.
I spent part of the last year in St. Petersburg, Russia as the recipient of Yale’s Henry Hart Rice Fellowship, where I worked on projects related to translation, literature, and cultural identity at the Institute of Russian Literature (Pushkin House) and the Anna Akhmatova museum. One of these projects was a dual-language podcast about Nabokov as he is perceived by Russian and American scholars.
This year, I am pursuing an MSt in Comparative Literature and Critical Translation. I plan to study Russian and English literature of the early 20th century and am especially interested in the work and translations of Ivan Bunin. I also write poetry and fiction, and I am an amateur cellist and classical music enthusiast.