Philipp Penka

Philipp Penka

Ph.D. candidate in Slavic Languages and Literatures
Philipp  Penka


Dissertation title:


“I Whisper Into the Radio Ear”: Radio Sound and Russian Modernist Poetics.

Philipp is a G8 in the department. 

Research interests:

  • Twentieth-century Russian and Czech literature (especially poetry)
  • Sound media, soundscape studies, and literary Modernism
  • Russian emigre literature and culture
  • Book history and print cultures of Eastern Europe


  • Harvard Graduate Society Merit Fellowship (Fall 2012)
  • V. S. Setchkarev Prize for Best Graduate Student Paper (Spring 2011)
  • Davis Center, Maurice Lazarus Graduate Research Travel Grant (2008-2012)

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