Natalia Vygovskaia

Natalia Vygovskaia

Graduate Student in Slavic Studies

Natalia Vygovskaia received her B.A. in Russian Language and Literature Studies from Lomonosov Moscow State University and became a Candidate of Philological Sciences in 2009. After graduation, she worked as a Russian and English language teacher at several Russian universities and companies. Until 2014 she worked as a chief editor, project and sales manager at Moscow startup internet marketing agency Serebro Lab. Her interests center on early twentieth-century Russian literature, contemporary war prose, imagery of pain and philosophy of medicine in literary texts.


Ironiya kak universalnuy avtorskii priem v romane Danilenko Y.  Dikopol/ Irony as a Universal Literary Method in the Novel  ''Dikopol'' by Y. Danilenko // Vestnik RSUH. Vol.1, Moscow:  RSUH (Russian State University for the Humanities), 2009. 26  – 31.

Sistema otnosheniy avtor – chitatel v khudozhestvennyh i  nekhudozhestvennykh proizvedeniyakh o Chechenskoy voine  vtoroy poloviny 1990 – nachala 2000-h godov/ Author-Reader  System in Fiction and Non-fiction about Chechen War 1990 –  2000 // Vestnik MSU. Vol.2. Moscow, 2007. 103 – 108.

Osobennosti prozaicheskogo myshleniya voennykh pisateley  sovremennosti (2002-2004) / Features of Prosaic Thinking of  Contemporary War Writers (2002-2004) // Kafedralnye  zapiski: Voprosy novoi i noveishei literatury: Issue 2. Moscow:  MAX PRESS, 2005, 168 – 172.

Gianrovye i tematicheskie osobennosti voyennoi prozy (2002- 2004)  / Genre and Theme Features in War Prose (2002-2004) // Tri  veka russkoy literatury. Actualnye aspecty izuchenia: Issue 11.  Moscow: Irkutsk: ISPU, 2005. 63 — 74.

Book Reviews

Alexander Etkind. Warped Mourning: Stories of the Undead in the Land of the Unburied, SLAVIC and EAST EUROPEAN JOURNAL 61 (1), 2017, 138-139

Mikhail N. Epstein, Alexander A. Genis, Slobodanka M. Vladiv-Glover. Russian Postmodernism: New Perspectives on Post-Soviet Culture,SLAVIC AND EAST EUROPEAN JOURNAL 60 (3), 2016, 581-583

Poems of Osip Mandelstam. Translated by Peter France, SLAVIC AND EAST EUROPEAN JOURNAL 60 (2), 2016, 360-362



Presentation "Ivan Bunin's Cursed Days as the Narrative of Pain (North East Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies Conference. Panel: What just Happened? Bunin, Babel, and Historical Memory in the 1920s, New York, April, 2017)

Presentation ''Warrior, Philosopher, Child: Who are the Heroes of the Chechen Wars.'' (Midwest Slavic Conference. Panel: Nationalism and its Others, Ohio, April 2017) OSU Knowledge Bank:

Chair of the panel ''History in Art, or the Truth of Fiction'' at the Midwest Slavic Conference, Ohio, April 2017.


Purple Ink Poetic Collections (interdepartmental graduate student project). Website administration, project management.