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Lazar Fleishman, PhD   Download vCard
Professor of Slavic Languages and Literature; Europe Center Affiliated Faculty

Building 40, Room 42L
Stanford, CA 94305

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Research Interests
19th and 20th century Russian literature and music; Boris Pasternak; 20th century Russian emigre and Soviet culture and literary life; Russian avant-garde poetry and art; Russian-Jewish, Russian-Baltic and Russian-Polish cultural relationships; poetics; and archival research


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Lazar Fleishman came to Stanford in 1985 after a distinguished career at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. He has also been a Visiting Professor at UC-Berkeley, Yale, Harvard, University of Texas at Austin, the Russian State University for the Humanities in Moscow, Charles University in Prague and the University of Latvia in his native Riga. His major scholarly interests include 19th and 20th century Russian literature; Boris Pasternak; 20th century Russian emigre and Soviet culture and literary life; Russian avant-garde poetry and art; Russian-Jewish, Russian-Baltic and Russian-Polish cultural relationships; poetics; and archival research.

He co-edited a collection of articles, Pushkinskaia konferentsiia v Stenforde (The 1999 Pushkin Conference at Stanford), published in 2001 in Moscow. In winter 2002, he organized a series of lectures by visitors from Riga on Latvian culture. He is currently editing for our department's series of "Stanford Slavic Studies" a forthcoming collection of works by a Russian emigre, Solomon Bart, who lived in Warsaw and perished in the Wasrsaw ghetto. He is also working on a monograph on the history of Russian journalism in exile (1920's-1930's).

Stanford Departments
Center for Russian, East European and Eurasian Studies

Other affiliations
Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures




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At Stanford, family celebrates Pasternak's life and letters with new book
Published by the Hoover Institution Press, the book includes a foreword by Stanford Slavic languages and literatures Professor Lazar Fleishman, arguably the ...
May 19, 2010 in Stanford Report

The Hoover Institution Press Announces its Publication of Boris Pasternak: Family Correspondence 1921–1960
Lazar Fleishman, professor of Slavic languages and literature at Stanford University and a world expert on Boris Pasternak, wrote the foreword to the publication.
May 4, 2010 in Benzinga