Natalya V. Kovtun

 Doctor of Philology, Professor, V.P. Astafiev Krasnoyarsk State Pedagogical University.

Education and Degrees

Doctor of Sciences (Philology), Tomsk State University (2005)

Candidate of Sciences (Philology): Herzen Russian State University (1995)

Diploma: Krasnoyarsk State University (1986)

Academic Title: Professor (2013)

Research interests

“Russian culture and literature of the 20th century”, “Postmodernism esthetics”, “Ideology and myth poetry of traditionalist prose”, “Utopia / anti-Utopia in modern Russian prose”, “Types of art creativity: a utopia and anti-Utopia (the 20th century)”, “Russian literature of the 20th – 21st centuries”.

Research activity

Supervised six Candidate dissertations.

The author of 251 publications, including 238 scientific works: 19 monographs, 13 methodical works, including 5 tutorials used in teaching practice.

N.V. Kovtun gave lectures at Vilnius University (Lithuania), the University of Zagreb (Croatia), the University Rome III (Italy), Friedrich Schiller University, Jena (Germany), the Siedlce University (Poland), the University of Pisa (Italy), the Jagiellonian University (Krakow, Poland), Wrocław University (Poland).