Philip Gleissner

Slavic Languages and Literatures

Philip Gleissner is a PhD candidate in Slavic Languages and Literatures.

He has earned a Magister Artium (BA/MAequivalent) Slavic Studies, Political Science and Economics from Kiel University, Germany and was a visiting graduate Student at Penn State before joining Princeton in 2012. His main interests are Russian, Central European and German 20th century culture, sociological approaches to literature, queer studies, periodical studies and digital humanities. His dissertation traces the development of literary journals as a pivotal cultural form of late socialism in the Soviet Union, Czechoslovakia and the GDR.

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