I am a professor of Russian Language, Literature and Culture in the Department of Modern Languages and Cultural Studies at the University of Alberta.

My research areas include: the history of Russian religious art (17th and 18th centuries); the official culture of the Russian Empire in the 18th century; the history of the Russian Imperial calendar; the major themes and poetics of Russian odes.

Telephone: (780) 492-6806

Fax: (780) 492-9106

E-mail: pogosjan@ualberta.ca