September - November 1995
Since 1991, Vyacheslav Ivanov has divided his time between the Slavic Languages and Literatures Department at UCLA and Moscow, where he is currently Director-General of the Russian Library of Foreign Literature and a director of the Institute of World Culture at Moscow University. He is a Fellow of the British Academy. In 1964, Professor Ivanov joined Yury Lotman in founding the center for the study of semiotics and structuralism at the University of Tartu in Estonia. His work covers a broad spectrum — Slavic languages and literatures, English literature, linguistics, art, anthropology, philosophy, film studies, science and semiotics. He is a figure of international renown and has published poems, memoirs, essays, articles and books on Russian and world literature.
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