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Dmitry V. Bosnak

  • Dmitry V. Bosnak has been at HSE University since 2013.

Education, Degrees and Academic Titles

  • 2012
    Associate Professor
  • 2006

    Candidate of Sciences* (PhD) in Russian Literature
    Kolomna Teacher Training Institute
    Thesis Title: F. Sologub"s Artistic Anthropology: Lyric Works and "The Petty Demon"

  • 2005

    Doctoral programme in Russian Literature
    N.A. Dobrolyubov Nizhny Novgorod State Linguistic University, Department of Russian Literature

  • 2002

    N.A. Dobrolyubov Nizhny Novgorod State Linguistic 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.

Awards and Accomplishments

Young Faculty Support Program (Group of Young Academic Professionals)
Category "Future Professoriate" (2014)

Student Term / Thesis Papers

Full list of of student term / thesis papers

Courses (2020/2021)

Courses (2019/2020)

Courses (2018/2019)

Courses (2017/2018)

Courses (2016/2017)

Courses (2015/2016)

Authored Courses

European and North Amercan Literatures (Bachelor Program in Philology, 2016)

Key Texts of the English-language Literatures (Bachelor Program in Philology, 2017, 2018)

Political Rhetoric (Master Program in Political Linguistcs, 2015)


All Publications

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  • 2018
    "Антропология Достоевского. Человек как проблема и объект изображения в мире Достоевского" (София). Presentation: Ка­тегории воли, познания и любви в рецепции романов Досто­евского в философско­-эстетическом мировоззрении Вяч. И. Иванова
  • 2017
    Международная научная конференция "Опыты чтения" (Нижний Новгород). Presentation: Роман "Мастер и Маргарита" и Псалом 1: Проблема применимости метатекстуального анализа
  • 2016

    AATSEEL Annual Conference 2016 (Остин). Presentation: Exceeding the Boundaries of Art as a Property of the Novel Genre in "The Master and Margarita"

  • Грехневские чтения XI: Литературное произведение в системе контекстов (Нижний Новгород). Presentation: Роман "Мастер и Маргарита" и "мениппея": Возвращение к вопросу о применимости жанра
  • 2015
    Russian Religious Philosophy and Post-Secularism (Краков). Presentation: A Philosophical Perspective on Religious Experience in M. Bulgakov’s “The Master and Margarita”
  • Автобиография в междисциплинарном исследовательском поле (Нижний Новгород). Presentation: Подходы к проблеме конституирования субъективности («вненаходимость» М. Бахтина и «симпатия» М. Шелера)
  • 2014

    15th International Bakhtin Conference: Bakhtin as Praxis (Стокгольм). Presentation: Basic Concepts in Aesthetics and Literary Studies: A Revision from the Perspective of Early Bakhtin

  • Грехнёвские чтения - X (Нижний Новгород). Presentation: "Эстетическое искупление" как принцип эволюции культуры (интерпретация финала поэмы Вен. Ерофеева "Москва - Петушки")

  • XXXVIII Добролюбовские чтения: Культура, наука, образование: влияние на нравственное развитие общества (Нижний Новгород). Presentation: «Ученичество» как смысловая доминанта сюжетной судьбы Ивана Бездомного в художественной системе романа М.А. Булгакова «Мастер и Маргарита»
  • 2013
    XXXVII Добролюбовские чтения (Нижний Новгород). Presentation: Литературная критика добролюбовского времени в романе М.А. Булгакова «Мастер и Маргарита»: Панаев и Скабический.
  • 2012
    Жизнь провинции (Нижний Новгород). Presentation: «Русский мир» как центр и периферия в художественной системе цикла Вяч. Иванова «Райская мать» (сб. «Кормчие звезды», 1903)
  • 2011
    Четырнадцатая международная Бахтинская конференция (Бертиноро). Presentation: The Notion of Becoming (Stanovleniye) in M. Bakhtin’s and Vyacheslav Ivanov’s Work
  • 2008
    13th International Mikhail Bakhtin Conference (Лондон (Онтарио)). Presentation: M.M. Bakhtin’s Philosophy of the Act and F. Sologub’s Fiction Anthropology (The Petty Demon)

Public Lectures

“What Truth Does Literature Reveal to Us?” TED talk at the Arsenal Exhibition Center @ Nizhny Novogrod (Tedx Youth Kulibin Park), September 09, 2017

Watch: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yMlZD3Mf2-0&feature=youtu.be


"The Unkempt Orchard of Values": Exploration of the World in the Russian Modernist Poetry (March 2017, Ziferblat)


"Speaking Memory": Marcel Proust "in Search of Lost Time" (February 2017, Ziferblat)


The Significane of Evil in "The Master and Margarita" (October 2015, HSE @ Nizhniy Novgorod)

Employment history

  • Since 2016. Associate Professor, Department of Literature and Cross-Cultural Communication, National Research University Higher School of Economics (Nizhny Novgorod). Principal courses: Research Seminar Literature and Philosophy; History of European and North American Literatures; Key-Texts of the English-Language Literature; Political Rhetoric.
  • 2013-2016. Associate Professor, Department of Foreign Languages, National Research University Higher School of Economics (Nizhny Novgorod). Academic Writing and instruction for IELTS.
  • 2011-2012. Fulbright Visiting Scholar at Northwestern University, Illinois, USA. Research project theme: Reception of Mikhail Bakhtin in the United States.
  • 2003-2013. Lecturer at the Chair of Russian Philology, Linguistic University of Nizhny Novgorod. Lectures and seminars in Russian literature and literary criticism.
  • 2002-2011. Instructor at the American Institute, Linguistic University of Nizhny Novgorod. Practical English in the 1st year and American Values & Issues in the 5th year.

Timetable for today

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HSE Lecturer Takes Part in TEDx Conference in Nizhny Novgorod

Dmitry Bosnak, Lecturer at the Faculty of Humanities at HSE Nizhny Novgorod, recently spoke at TEDxYouth@KulibinPark. For many students, such events are a great opportunity to improve their English.