Isobel Palmer


B.A. University of Cambridge (Modern and Medieval Languages: Russian and German) 2011
Entered Berkeley program in 2011
M.A., May 2013

Paper submitted with application to Berkeley:
“Articulating the Self in Anna Akhmatova’s “Northern Elegies””

Research Interests: Modernist/avant-garde poetry, prose, and visual culture (Russian and Czech); the fin-de-siecle city; literature of the emigration; memoir and autobiographical writing.

Languages known and studied: Russian, Czech, German

Conference participation:
“Nabokov and Blok: “Dvoemirie” and the other dimensions of Dar.” California Slavic Colloquium, 2013

Study Abroad:
August 2010-March 2011: Kazan State University Russian Language Programme.
March 2011-September 2011: Moscow State University Russian Language Programme.
June 2012-August 2012: Pushkin Institue, Moscow


Office: 6118 Dwinelle Hall