Robert Bird

Slavic Languages & Literatures

Robert Bird is Associate Professor of the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures, with additional appointments in the Divinity School and Cinema and Media Studies. His fields of study include modern Russian literature and cinema, aesthetic theory, and intellectual history. He has authored, edited, or translated numerous works; his books include The Russian Prospero: The Creative Universe of Viacheslav Ivanov (Wisconsin 2006), Andrei Tarkovsky: Elements of Cinema (Reaktion Books 2008), and Fyodor Dostoevsky (forthcoming in 2012).