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 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 Lara Delage-Toriel (Université de Strasbourg), Secretary 2018-2021 and thenabokovian.org webmaster, Dana Dragunoiu (Carleton University), Treasurer 2019-20 Chris Link (SUNY-New Paltz); other Board members: 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 Registration, Membership, Donations tab: entitles members to access all parts of The Nabokovian website, including past print issues of the Nabokovian and its new online notes; all issues of Nabokov Studies; 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).
France: Les Chercheurs Enchantés
History: Founded 2011. Website in French, English, and Russian. A particular focus of Les Chercheurs Enchantés is their wish to link Nabokov to artistic production as well as to scholarly research.
Board: Yannicke Chupin (president); Agnès Edel-Roy, Julie Loison-Charles and Anne-Marie Lafont (vice-presidents); Sophie Bernard-Léger (secretary) and Michael Federspiel and Elena Devos (assistant secretaries); Elsa Court (treasurer) and Marie Bouchet (assistant treasurer); Morgane Allain-Roussel (webmaster). Maurice Couturier, France’s pioneering Nabokovian, acts as its honorary president.
Japan: Nabokov Society of Japan
History: Founded 1999. Founding president Yoshiyuki Fujikawa’s inauguration speech: http://vnjapan.org/English/aboutus.html.
Board: 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- ).