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.
Mike Schretter ’23 chats with Bernie White ’23E, Alex Shahmirzadi ’23E, and Nico Kenary ’23E about their outlook on the Fall 2022 season.
Mike Schretter ’23 sits down with Lizzie Papalia ’25 of the women’s volleyball team to reflect on the value of leadership and the lessons learned from their recent NYU tournament.
Host Andrew Rosin ’25 discusses everything related to the Amherst College Board of Trustees with the board’s chairman, Andy Nussbaum ’85, and two of the trustees, Paul Smith ’78 and Shirley Tilghman.