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Ada Annotations 2-6 here and 2-4 on AdaOnline

Submitted by Brian_Boyd on Tue, 11/16/2021 - 19:36

Dear Nabokovians,

The Annotations for Ada Pt 2 Ch 6 (Ada's reunion with Van in Manhattan) are now available here on this website, a much shorter set of annotations than the last instalment. The notes have now reached more than 2/3 of the way through the novel.

And simultaneously the next instalment due for release on AdaOnline, Part 2 Chapter 4 (the lecture on dreams) is now online here

RESCHEDULED: Stanislav Shvabrin at the Institute of Russian Literature, November 18

Submitted by dana_dragunoiu on Tue, 11/02/2021 - 05:16

Dear All:

Stanislav Shvabrin's talk, which could not take place on November 16 due to technical issues, has been rescheduled for Thursday, November 18, 8 pm SPb time (12 pm EST). Organized by Pushkinskii Dom, the talk will be on the subject of Nabokov and Jules Supervielle. The seminar proceedings will be in Russian.

If you wish to watch the seminar, please watch on our YouTube channel:

With best wishes to all,

Tatiana Ponomareva


Lolita Documentary and Accompanying Literary Evening

Submitted by dana_dragunoiu on Tue, 10/19/2021 - 04:57

From Julie Loison-Charles, President of Les Chercheurs Enchantés:

Unfortunately the international version of the Lolita documentary is not ready yet but the director has given us a link to the original version (all French) that members outside of France can now open:

Reminder: Hidden Nabokov deadline Nov 1

Submitted by stephen_blackwell on Mon, 10/18/2021 - 07:09


The final extended deadline for submissions to the Hidden Nabokov Conference at Wellesley College with an excursion to Cambridge, 15-19 June, 2022, is in just two weeks, Nov. 1, 2021.  If you've already submitted an abstract, you don't need to resend it -- but you can replace it with a revised version or a new proposal if you wish. Please note as well that we invite poster presentations and panels.


September 29: Nabokov Seminar at the Institute of Russian Literature, St. Petersburg

Submitted by dana_dragunoiu on Mon, 09/27/2021 - 06:03

Друзья, уже очень скоро, 29 сентября состоится наш очередной Набоковский семинар - первый после летнего перерыва. В этот раз с нами известнейший литературовед Михаил Вайскопф (Израиль) , с очень интересной и неожиданной темой - "Символические путешествия в романах "Машенька" и "Король, дама, валет". Семинар проходит полностью online. Всем коллегам мы, как всегда, с радостью вышлем ссылку, пишите Татьяне Пономаревой по адресу Ждем вас 29 сентября в 20.00.