Baktygul Aliev

At Williams since 2015

Scholarship/Creative Work

“Dialogism and recognition: Devushkin’s identity formation in Dostoevsky’s Poor FolkRussian literature (forthcoming)

“Ethics of Communication in Dostoevsky’s DemonsAustralian Slavonic and East European Studies Vol. 28, Nos. 1-2 (2014), pp. 33-49.

“Leo Tolstoy and the Tradition of Critical Thinking” Toronto Slavic Quarterly 35 (winter 2011), pp.7-20.

“Desacralizing the Idyll: Chekhov’s Transformation of the Pastoral” The Russian Review (July 2010), 69 (3), pp. 463-476.

“Неслучайное семейство: Родство персонажей Т.Толстой и Ф.Достоевского” Russian Literature 67 (2010) pp. 131-149.

“Взгляды Н.М.Карамзина на падение Новгородской Республики в свете теории о русском Предвозрождении” New Zealand Slavonic Journal 43 (2009), pp. 55-74.

“Истина и басни в «Борисе Годунове» А.С.Пушкина: иронический диалог философии и риторики” Bulgarian Rusistics Vol 2 (2008), pp. 61-78

Awards, Fellowships & Grants

Postdoctoral Fellowship. Social Science Research Council of Canada (SSHRC). 2015 – 2017 (declined)

Postdoctoral Fellowship. Le Fonds de recherche du Québec – Société et culture (FRQSC). 2015 – 2017 (declined)

Doctoral Fellowship, Le Fonds québécois de la recherche sur la société et la culture (FQRSC), 2010 – 2012

Doctoral Fellowship, McGill University, 2008 – 2010

Civic Education Project Teaching Fellowship, Open Society Institute/American University of Central Asia, 2002 – 2003

Junior Faculty Development Program Fellowship, US Department of State/Ball State University/American University of Central Asia, 2000 – 2001

American University in Bulgaria Undergraduate Scholarship, Open Society Institute (one year taken out of four funded) 1996 – 1997

Freedom Support Act/Future Leaders Exchange Program Scholarship, United States Information Agency, 1994 – 1995