Aldo and Jeanne Scaglione Prize for Studies in Slavic Languages and Literatures Winners


  • Irina Paperno, University of California, Berkeley, for “Who, What Am I?”: Tolstoy Struggles to Narrate the Self (Cornell Univ. Press, 2014)


  • Jonathan Bolton, Harvard University, for Worlds of Dissent: Charter 77, the Plastic People of the Universe, and Czech Culture under Communism (Harvard Univ. Press, 2012)

  • Honorable mention: Alexander Etkind, University of Cambridge, for Internal Colonization: Russia’s Imperial Experience (Polity, 2011)


  • Nancy Condee, University of Pittsburgh, for The Imperial Trace: Recent Russian Cinema (Oxford Univ. Press, 2009)

  • Honorable mention: William Nickell, University of Chicago, for The Death of Tolstoy: Russia on the Eve, Astapovo Station, 1910 (Cornell Univ. Press, 2010)


  • Edyta M. Bojanowska, Harvard University, for Nikolai Gogol: Between Ukrainian and Russian Nationalism (Harvard Univ. Press, 2007)

  • Honorable mention: Andrew Kahn, University of Oxford, for Pushkin’s Lyric Intelligence (Oxford Univ. Press, 2008)


  • Julie A. Buckler, Harvard University, for Mapping St. Petersburg: Imperial Text and Cityshape (Princeton Univ. Press, 2005)

  • Honorable mention: Olga Matich, University of California, Berkeley, for Erotic Utopia: The Decadent Imagination in Russia's Fin de Siècle (Univ. of Wisconsin Press, 2005)


  • Vladimir E. Alexandrov, Yale University, for Limits to Interpretation: The Meanings of Anna Karenina (Univ. of Wisconsin Press, 2004)

  • Honorable mention: Harsha Ram, University of California, Berkeley, for The Imperial Sublime: A Russian Poetics of Empire (Univ. of Wisconsin Press, 2003)


  • Irina Sirotkina, Russian Academy of Sciences, for Diagnosing Literary Genius: A Cultural History of Psychiatry in Russia, 1880–1930 (Johns Hopkins Univ. Press, 2001)


  • Gabriella Safran, Stanford University, for Rewriting the Jew: Assimilation Narratives in the Russian Empire (Stanford Univ. Press, 2000)


  • Harriet Murav, University of California, Davis, for Russia's Legal Fictions (Univ. of Michigan Press, 1998)


  • Alexander M. Schenker, Yale University, for The Dawn of Slavic: An Introduction to Slavic Philology (Yale Univ. Press, 1995)


  • Robert Maguire, Columbia University, for Exploring Gogol (Stanford Univ. Press, 1994)

  • Honorable mention: Monika Greenleaf, Stanford University, for Pushkin and Romantic Fashion: Fragment, Elegy, Orient, Irony (Stanford Univ. Press, 1994)