José Vergara is Visiting Assistant Professor of Russian at Swarthmore College where he teaches courses on Russian language and culture of all eras. He specializes in prose of the long twentieth century, with an emphasis on experimental works, and his current primary research project examines literary responses to James Joyce. He has published articles on writers including Vladimir Nabokov, Mikhail Shishkin, and Sasha Sokolov in a variety of journals.
BLARB BLOG POSTS
You Don’t Have To Live Like a Refugee: On Metaphors and Narratives of Displacement
Difficult Lessons: Remembering Andrei Bitov (1937-2018)