Olga Nechaeva

Graduate Student in Comparative Literature

Olga Nechaeva is a Ph.D. Candidate in the Comparative Literature & Literary Theory Program at the University of Pennsylvania.  MA in Russian and Comparative Literature, National Research University Higher School of Economics, 2018;
MSc in Economics, National Research University Higher School of Economics, 2014;
MSc in Economics, Paris 1 Pantheon-Sorbonne University, 2013;
BSc in Business-Informatics, National Research University Higher School of Economics, 2012.  
@ Penn since 2018


Research Interests

Olga focuses on the study of creative writing institutions in Russia specifically the Higher Institute of Literature and Art (1921-1925) founded by Valery Bryusov and Maxim Gorky Literature Institute (since 1933). She is also interested in the late decadence and avant-garde poetry in the Russian Empire including such poets as Alexander Emelyanov-Kokhansky, Vasilisk Gnedov, Konstantin Olimpov, Alexander Miropolsky-Lang and others. As a graduate of Business-Informatics and Economics programs she is  interested in digital humanities. Her general interests include sociology of literature, symbolism, modernism, and avant-garde.

Courses Taught

Spring 2020 Courses

RUSS002 Elementary Russian II