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
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.