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Ivan Delazari

  • Ivan Delazari has been at HSE University since 2018.

Education and Degrees

  • 2018
  • 2003

    Candidate of Sciences* (PhD)
    Saint Petersburg State University

  • 2000

    Saint Petersburg State University

* Candidate of Sciences
According to the International Standard Classification of Education (ISCED) 2011, Candidate of Sciences belongs to ISCED level 8 - "doctoral or equivalent", together with PhD, DPhil, D.Lit, D.Sc, LL.D, Doctorate or similar. Candidate of Sciences allows its holders to reach the level of the Associate Professor.

Continuing education / Professional retraining / Internships / Study abroad experience

2009-2010 Fulbright Visiting Scholar at University of Mississippi (6 months)

2014-2017 Hong Kong PhD Fellow at Hong Kong Baptist University (3 years)

Awards and Accomplishments

Courses (2022/2023)

Courses (2020/2021)

Courses (2019/2020)



  • 2019

    “Make It Old: Retro Forms and Styles in Literature and Music”: The Twelfth International Conference of the Word Music Association (Грац). Presentation: William H. Gass’s Piano Re-Vision of Casablanca: Experimental Narration as a Retro Form

  • 2018
    The Popularity of Words and Music: Word and Music Association Forum 2018 (Дюссельдорф). Presentation: William H. Gass, "The Music of Prose," and How to Stay Away from the Popular
  • Narrative 2018 (Монреаль). Presentation: Non-Diegetic Music in Narrative Fiction: Is There Such a Thing?

  • 2017
    Arts of Incompletion: Fragments, Drafts, Revisions in Words and Music: The 11th WMA Conference (Стокгольм). Presentation: Skizzen’s Sketches, Els’s Tweets: Streams of Incompletion in Two Musicalized Novels
  • Narrative 2017 (Лексингтон, шт. Кентукки). Presentation: Musicalizing the Polyphonic Novel Metaphor, or How We Hear Narrative Counterpoint
  • MLA 2017 (Филадельфия). Presentation: Tresspass On

Employment history

2018, Sept. – present              Associate Professor, Department of Comparative Literature and Linguistics, National Research University Higher School of Economics – St. Petersburg Campus

2018, Jan. – 2018, May          Part-time Lecturer, Department of English, Hong Kong Baptist University

2017, Sept. – 2018, Jan.         Part-time Lecturer, Language Centre, Hong Kong Baptist University

2007, May – 2015, Aug.        Docent (Associate Professor), Department of Literary History, Faculty of Philology, St. Petersburg State University

2004, Feb. – 2007, May         Senior Lecturer, Department of Literary History, Faculty of Philology, St. Petersburg State University

2003, Sept.  – 2006, Jan.        Lecturer, Institute of Foreign Languages, St. Petersburg

2000, Oct. – 2008, June         EFL teacher, Convention Humanities Centre, St. Petersburg


Contribution to Radio & TV Programs

2019                                       «Хемингуэй по-нашему» / "Hemingway Our Way": an interview contribution to Radio Svodoba's America for Export cycle

2012 – 2014                           «Р. Л. Стивенсон. “История Доктора Джекила и мистера Хайда”». «Дж. Д. Сэлинджер. “Над пропастью во ржи”». «У. Фолкнер. “Шум и ярость”» /"R. L. Stevenson's Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde." "J. D. Salinger's The Catcher in the Rye." "William Faulkner's The Sound and the Fury": contribution to "Igra v biser" [The Glass Bead Game] talk show at Rossiya K/Kultura TV channel.

Timetable for today

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Dmitri Shostakovich in Modern Anglo-American Fiction

Ivan Delazari, Associate Professor at HSE Department of Comparative Literature and Linguistics, gave a seminar on Shostakovich in Contemporary Anglo-American Fiction on October 16, 2018 at HSE St. Petersburg.