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BALLOT

ELECTION FOR THE POST OF VICE PRESIDENT OF THE VLADIMIR NABOKOV
SOCIETY

Julian W. Connolly, current President of the Vladimir Nabokov Society,
will complete his term of office on December 31, 2009. On January 1,
2010, Susan Elizabeth Sweeney, the current Vice President, will become
President of the Society for a two-year term, 2010–2012. The Society’s
by-laws require an election for the vacated office of the Vice
President.

The nominating committee has put forward the names of two distinguished
Nabokov scholars as candidates. Brief resumes are provided below.

ONLY SOCIETY MEMBERS IN GOOD STANDING ARE ELIGIBLE TO VOTE. IF YOU
WOULD LIKE TO JOIN THE SOCIETY, SEE THE INFORMATION PROVIDED AT THE END
OF THIS MESSAGE.

PLEASE VOTE BY FORWARDING THIS E-MAIL TO JULIAN CONNOLLY AT
jwc4w@virginia.edu

WRITE EITHER “Blackwell” OR “Leving” IN THE SUBJECT LINE

THE DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION OF VOTES IS DECEMBER 18, 2009




STEVEN BLACKWELL is the author of The Quill and the Scalpel: Nabokov's
Art and the Worlds of Science (Columbus, OH, 2009), and Zina's Paradox:
The Figured Reader of Nabokov's Gift (New York, 2000), as well as over a
dozen articles on various aspects of Nabokov's works. Since 2005, he
has been co-editor, with Susan Elizabeth Sweeney, of NABOKV-L. A member
of the Nabokov Society since 1993, he teaches Russian literature and
language at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville.


YURI LEVING received his Ph.D. (summa cum laude) from The Hebrew
University of Jerusalem. He is currently an Associate Professor at
Dalhousie University (Canada), and serves as Chair of the Department of
Russian Studies. Leving is the author of a book, Train Station – Garage –
Hangar. Vladimir Nabokov and Poetics of Russian Urbanism (2004)
(Short-listed for Andrey Bely Prize). He also co-edited two volumes of
articles, Eglantine (2005), andEmpire N. Nabokov and Heirs (2006), as
well as published over 60 articles in various academic journals. He
served as a commentator on the first authorized Russian edition ofThe
Collected Works of Vladimir Nabokov in five volumes (1999-2001), and was
the curator for the exhibition “Nabokov’s Lolita: 1955–2005” in
Washington, DC, which celebrated the 50th anniversary of the publication
of Lolita. He is the founding editor of theNabokov Online Journal (since
2007). Yuri Leving’s new monograph, Keys to The Gift. A Guide to V.
Nabokov’s Novel, is forthcoming with Academic Studies Press (spring,
2010).




MEMBERSHIP INFORMATION

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subscription to the semi-annual publication, The Nabokovian.
Subscriptions for individual members cost $19. (For postage to Canada,
add $2.50; for postage anywhere else outside the US, add $6.) Checks
should be made payable to the Vladimir Nabokov Society. Subscription
requests should be sent to: Vladimir Nabokov Society, Dept. Of Slavic
Languages and Literatures, 2134 Wescoe Hll, University of Kansas,
Lawrence, KS 66045.

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