Societies and foundations

Vladimir Nabokov Literary Foundation
     Successor to The Estate of Vladimir Nabokov as copyright holder to almost all of Nabokov's works. For permissions and copyright, contact James Pullen of the Wylie Agency.
     A charitable foundation which disburses funds to Nabokov-related causes. For queries, contact Andrew Wylie of the Wylie Agency. 

 

International:

International Vladimir Nabokov Society
     History: Founded 1978 by Stephen Jan Parker, in cooperation with Véra Nabokov, as Vladimir Nabokov Society; later incorporated as International Vladimir Nabokov Society. Members were entitled to the print Nabokovian until 2015, when it entered the pupal state before emerging as this website.
     Board: President 2018-19 Tommy Karshan (Essex), Vice-President 2018-19 Duncan White (Harvard), Secretary 2018-2021 Dana Dragunoiu (Carleton University), Treasurer 2018 Stephen Blackwell (Tennessee-Knoxville); other Board members: Gennady Barabtarlo (Missouri), Brian Boyd (Auckland), Julian Connolly (Virginia), Leland De La Durantaye (Claremont McKenna), Dmitry Kirsanov (Halifax), Zoran Kuzmanovich (Davidson), Priscilla Meyer (Wesleyan University), Tatiana Ponomareva (Nabokov Museum), Susan Elizabeth Sweeney (Holy Cross).
     To join, see Membership tab: entitles members to access all parts of The Nabokovian website, including past print issues of the Nabokovian and its new online notes ; latest instalments of Brian Boyd's "Annotations to Ada" eight months before they appear on his AdaOnline website; and past discussions on Nabokv-L (Nabokov list serve established in 1993 by Don Barton Johnson). 

National:

France: Les Chercheurs Enchantés
     
Founded 2011. Website in French, English, and Russian.

Japan: Nabokov Society of Japan
     History: Founded 1999. Founding president Yoshiyuki Fujikawa’s inauguration speech: http://vnjapan.org/English/aboutus.html.
     B
oard: President 2017-2018 Tadashi Wakashima (Emeritus, Kyoto), Secretary-Treasurer 2018-2019 Maya Minao Medlock (Bukkyo), Shun’ichiro Akikusa (Nihon), Akitoshi Fukazawa (Nagoya Bunri), Atsushi Goto (Kyoto Prefectural), Hajime Kaizawa (Waseda), Mitsuya Kato (Emeritus, Tokyo Metropolitan), Izumi Matoba (Hiroshima), Shoko Miura (Emerita, Tokyo Marine Science & Technology), Akiko Nakata (Nanzan), Mitsuyoshi Numano (Tokyo), Mitsunori Sagae (Soka), Kazunao Sugimoto (Aichi Shukutoku), Akira Suzuki (Tokyo Foreign Studies).
    Newsletter KRUG (biannual, 1999-2007); Journal KRUG (annual, 2008- ).