Karlis Verdins

Karlis Verdins

PhD student in Comparative Literature; track for international writers
research interests:
  • Modernism
  • Queer Theory
  • Small literature
  • Modernist Poetry
  • Central and East European literature
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    • Washington University
    • CB 1107
    • One Brookings Drive
    • St. Louis, MO 63130-4899
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    Karlis Verdins is a PhD candidate in Comparative Literature. He is working on his thesis about international modernism and queer feeling in interwar Baltic literature. He has published poetry and translations.

    His last published article is:

    Vērdiņš, Kārlis un Ozoliņš, Jānis. Latvian LGBT Movement and the Narrative of Normalization. Maryna Shevtsova, Radzhana Buyantuyeva (eds.). LGBTQ+ Activism in Central and Eastern Europe: Resistance, Representation and Identity. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2020, 239–264.