David G. Molina

Joint Ph.D. candidate in the Committee on Social Thought and the Department of Comparative Literature

Education: B.A in Humanities/Russian and East European Studies (distinction in both majors), Yale University (2015); M.A. in Philosophy, University of Chicago (2017); M.A. in Russian, Middlebury College (2020)

Interests: Russian and Soviet Cinema; Russian Silver Age poetry and prose; comparative arts; literature and philosophy; German idealism; Luso-Brazilian poetry and prose; theories of allusion and intertextuality; theory and practice of literary translation

Dissertation: “Kira Muratova and the Struggle for Mutual Interpretability”

Dissertation Committee: Robert B. Pippin, Daria Khitrova (Harvard University), Françoise Meltzer

Contact: davidmolina@uchicago.edu