Marlow Davis

Marlow Davis


·     Ph.D., Slavic Languages and Literatures, Columbia University (in progress).

·     M.A. and M.Phil, Slavic Languages and Literatures, Columbia University (2015, 2017).

·     B.A., Comparative Literature and Society, Columbia College, Columbia University (2010). 

·     School of Ukrainian Language and Culture, Ukrainian Catholic University, Lviv (2015).

·     Russian State University for the Humanities, Moscow (2008-09)


·     “Monumental and Ephemeral Chronotopes in Iraïda Barry’s Polyphonic Autobiography.” Avtobiografija 8 (2019), 219-234.

·      As translator: “Cablepoem” and “System” by Mykhail Semenko in New York Elegies: Ukrainian Poems on the City. Ed. Ostap Kin. New York: Academic Studies Press, 2019.

Presentations and Conference Participation

·      “Dialect, Diary, Dikanka: Skaz and the Performative in Gogol's Early Prose.” ASEEES Annual Conference, Boston, MA. 7 December 2018.

·      “Avant-Garde Intersections in the Democratic Republic of Georgia.” Works-in-Progress Series, Eurasia Partnership Foundation, Tbilisi, Georgia. 24 June 2015.

·      “The International Typographic Revolution.” Tbilisi Open University, Tbilisi, Georgia. 29 May 2015.

·      “Mikhail Matiushin and the Two Faces of Russian Futurism.” Russian and Eastern European Avant-Garde Symposium, Columbia University. 18 February 2015.

·      “Ordering Space: Malevich and Khlebnikov’s Taxonomies of Faktura.” Columbia-Princeton Graduate Student Conference, Columbia University. 5 April 2014.

·      “Word and Image Performed: Futurist Books 1910-1914.” Workshop: “The Russian Avant-Garde, Visualized.” The Harriman Institute, Columbia University. 20 February 2014.

As discussant:

·     Andrew Kahn (Oxford), “Mandelstam and Visual Experience.” Slavic Department, Columbia University. 2 April 2015.

·     Katherine Hill Reischl (Princeton), “Aeroplanes and Aerosleds: Land and Sky in Soviet Children's Books.” Pedagogy of Images Symposium, Princeton University, 1 May 2015.

Courses Taught

·      RUSS1101 - 1102 Elementary Russian 1 and 2

As teaching assistant:

·     RUSS4155 History of Russian and Soviet Film

·     RUSS4033 Nabokov and Global Culture

Academic Organization: Columbia University

·     Chapter Advisor, Dobro Slovo Society (2016-17)

·     Co-organizer, Columbia-Princeton Graduate Student Conference (2013-16)


·      Native: English

·      Proficient: Russian, Ukrainian

·      Reading: French, Spanish, Latin

·      Learning: Georgian, Polish, Turkish