Please enjoy the latest video in our interview series with authors and creators, A CEERES of Voices.
Katherine M.H. Reischl is an Assistant Professor of Slavic Languages and Literatures at Princeton University. Her research focuses on twentieth-century Russian literature, art, and culture, with particular attention paid to the relationship between text and image. Her first book, “Photographic Literacy: Cameras in the Hands of Russian Authors,” explores the intersection of photography and writing in the texts of author-photographers including Lev Tolstoy, Leonid Andreev, Maksimilian Voloshin, Mikhail Prishvin, Sergei Tretiakov, Ilya Ehrenburg, Ilya Ilf, Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, and Vladimir Nabokov.
Reischl’s interlocutor in this video is William Nickell, chairperson of UChicago’s Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures.