Alyssa Gillespie

Alyssa Gillespie is Associate Professor of Russian Language, Literature, and Culture in the Department of German and Russian and Co-Director of the Program for the Study of Russian and East European Societies and Cultures. Her work focuses on Russian poetry of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, with an emphasis on the psychology of poetic creativity. Professor Gillespie's research interests include Russian and Polish poetry, gender and poetic identity, the intersection of gender and poetic myths, inspiration and the muse, and the poetry of exile.
Select courses: Women in Russian Literature (undergraduate), Post-Soviet Russian Cinema (undergraduate)
Department of German and Russian bio  gillespie.20@nd.edu  574/631-3849

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