Vitaly Chernetsky

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Literary scholar
Kansas City, United States of America

Literary scholar, Associate Professor in the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures and Director of the Center for Russian, East European and Eurasian Studies at the University of Kansas. Previously taught at Columbia University and at Miami University in Ohio. Research interests include Ukrainian and Russian literature and culture (film, theatre, visual arts); East and Central European literatures and cultures; Central Asian literatures and cultures; intellectual history of Ukraine and Russia; cultural aspects of globalization; postmodernism/postmodernity; Modernism/modernity; modernist and postmodernist writing worldwide; postcolonial theory and postcolonial writing; identity and community; diasporic cultures; nationalism and ethnicity; literary and cultural theory; cultural studies; film and film theory; feminist theory; gender studies; LGBT studies; and language pedagogy. He is the current president of the American Association for Ukrainian Studies. Latest book: Mapping Postcommunist Cultures: Russia and Ukraine in the Context of Globalization (Montreal: McGill— Queen’s University Press, 2007)