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Announcing: IVNS Research Grants (June 20, deadline)

Submitted by stephen_blackwell on Sat, 05/20/2023 - 07:40

The IVNS is pleased to announce a new research support program: small grants to help graduate students and independent scholars travel to access archival and other site-restricted materials. The maximum grant is $600, and the deadline is June 20, 2023. See this page for more information and a link to the application form.

General Editorship changes hands on May 1st

Submitted by dana_dragunoiu on Thu, 05/04/2023 - 04:54

Dear All:

It is with great pleasure that I share the following announcement: as of May 1st, the General Editor of is Stephen Blackwell. Thank you, Steve, for taking over!

And thank you, everyone, for making my time as General Editor so rich in memorable interactions with fans of Nabokov from all over the world. 

Your former General Editor,



Next NABOKOV ONLINE SEMINAR (NOSE) May 11, at 9:30 am (EST)

Submitted by dana_dragunoiu on Fri, 04/28/2023 - 05:46

From Matt Roth, organizer of NOSE

I’m happy to announce that the next Nabokov Online Seminar will be held on 11 May at 9:30 AM (Eastern Time—US and Canada). This NOSE will be an Author Spotlight, featuring Julie Loison-Charles, who will present on her recent book, Vladimir Nabokov as an Author-Translator (Bloomsbury, 2022), followed by a conversation with Stanislav Shvabrin and a question-and-answer period. We expect the event to last 60-90 minutes. Zoom link below. I hope to see you there!

Matt Roth is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

Topic: NOSE: Author Talk with Julie Loison-Charles

Nabokov Online Journal presents a new double issue

Submitted by Yuri Leving on Sun, 04/23/2023 - 02:07

Nabokov Online Journal marks the writer's 124th birthday by publishing a double issue [Vol. XVI (2022) and XVII (2023)]. The new volumes feature a round table “Nabokov and Religion” in two parts; articles by Gavriel Shapiro, Kristen Welsh, Maxim D. Shrayer, Leona Toker, Dennis M. Read, and Meghan Vicks; an interview with Dmitri Nabokov’s literary secretary Alexei Konovalov; an archival publication by Grigori Utgof, and much more.