Vladimir Nabokov

Nabokov Panels at MLA (Online, January 8 and 9)

By dana_dragunoiu, 5 January, 2022

Dear All:

Happy New Year! I write to remind you all of our two Nabokov panels at the upcoming MLA convention. Due to the pandemic, both panels will now be online (details below, time is EST). If you’re registered for the MLA, do come and join us!

All best,


518V Border Crossings in Nabokov’s Work 
Siggy Frank, U of Nottingham

Saturday, 8 January 2022, 1:45 PM - 3:00 PM

Nabokov’s Failed (?) Works and How to Improve Them: Pierre Bayard’s Place in Nabokov Studies Eric Naiman, U of California, Berkeley

‘Off the Nabocuff’: Interviews, Interlocutors, and Aesthetics Ella Barker, U of York

The Poetry of Publicity: Nabokov as Adman Marie Bouchet, U Toulouse Jean Jaurès


711 Speaking in Images: Nabokov’s Visual Languages 
Zoran Kuzmanovich, Davidson C

Sunday, 9 January 2022, 1:45 PM - 3:00 PM

‘Had I Been a Painter’: Lolita and the Perversity of Intermedial Translation Robyn Jensen, Pomona C

Photographs Revisited: Intermedial Translation and Nontranslation in Speak, MemoryChristine Fouirnaies, U of Chicago

Novels like Films: Cinematographic Techniques in Nabokov’s Prose Erica Camisa Morale, U of Southern California