In part one of the conversation, Visiting Assistant Professor of Russian Luke Parker traces Nabokov’s “westernized” childhood and exile in Berlin to reveal the multilingual and transnational dimensions of Nabokov’s career. Neither neglecting nor limiting himself to the Russian language and readership, Nabokov’s work sheds light on important questions about emigrant (vs. immigrant) identity, how Russia fits in the West, and the cross-cultural possibilities in translation, adaptation, and multilingual literature.
Join host Priscilla Lee ’25 for the second part of her conversation with Visiting Assistant Professor of Russian Luke Parker about the life and legacy of Vladimir Nabokov.
The Iran protests have dominated the media for months, but what do they mean for Iranian students at Amherst? In this episode of Nexus, host Rebecca McGeehan ’26 sits down with Reihaneh Iranmanesh ’25 to explore this question.
Mike Schretter ’23 chats with Bernie White ’23E, Alex Shahmirzadi ’23E, and Nico Kenary ’23E about their outlook on the Fall 2022 season.