Sergei I. Panov


 PhD in Philology, 

Senior researcher, IWL RAS


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PhD thesis:

History of the Poetry Studies Concepts in Russia in the 18th and the First Quarter of the 19th Centuries and the Lyceum Lyrical Poetry of A.S. Pushkin (1994)

Academic biography:

1987 – graduated from the Department of Philology of the MSU cum laude

1987–1991 – postgraduate studies at the Department of Philology of the MSU

1994 – PhD thesis defense

1991–1992 – professor at the Tver State University

1992–1995 – researcher at the Classical Russian Literature Department of the IWL RAS

1992–2000 – editor-in-chief of the “History of Literature” section of the Novoye Literaturnoye Obozrenie journal

1995 – visiting professor at the Pisa University (Italy)

1995–2002 – leading editor at the “Kanon” and “Kuchkovo pole” publishers

2001–2004 – editor at the “Kommersant” publishing house

2005–2006 – editor at the “Secret Firmy” holding

2004–2007 – senior researcher at the A.S. Pushkin State Museum

2005–2010 – senior lecturer at the Department of Philology of the Moscow State Pedagogical University

2012–present – senior researcher at the “Literary Heritage” Department of the IWL RAS

Teaching Experience:

History of Russian Literature of the 18th-19th Centuries, Theory of Literature, Special Courses on Various Subjects.


Selected scientific publications

Scopus / Web of Science Publications

  • “On the Reception of German Expressionism in the USSR: Unpublished Article by P. Kogan about Johannes Becher.” Literaturnyi fakt, no. 3 (29), 2023, pp. 323 –352. (In Russ.)
  • “Materials of 20th-century American Writers in Moscow Archives 1917–1941.” Voprosy literatury, no. 2, 2022, pp. 165–197. (Co-authored with Ol'ga Panova) (In Russ.)
  • “Theodore Dreiser as a ‘Soviet Foreign Classic’.” Filologicheskii klass, vol. 26, no. 4, 2021, pp. 249–262. (Co-authored with Ol'ga Panova) (In Russ.)
  • “American Writers at the October Celebrations of 1927”. Novyi Philologicheskiy Vestnik, no. 3 (46), 2018, pp. 174–184. (Co-authored with Ol'ga Panova). (In Russ.) DOI: 10.24411/2072-9316-2018-00048

Selected Essays

  • “Soviet Publishers and Readers of French Literature, Late 1920s – 1930s’.” Modern History of Russia, vol. 11, no. 3, 2021, pp. 738–754. (Co-authored with Ol'ga Panova) (In Russ.)
  • “Unpublished S.N. Durylin’s Article on P.A. Vyazemsky’s Poem ‘Orthographical Comment’.” Literaturnyi fakt, no. 10, 2018, pp. 321–354. (In Russ.) DOI: 10.22455/2541-8297-2018-10-321-354
  •  “’History of American Literature’ in the USSR Academy of Sciences. Part 2”. Literatura Dvuh Americ, no. 2, 2017, pp. 252–372. (Co-authored with Ol'ga Panova). (In Russ.) DOI: 10.22455/2541-7894-2017-2-252-372