Chair, Comparative Literature Program
Associate Professor of German Studies
I am a cultural historian with an interest in the making and dismantling of borders between ideologies, territories, languages, and mediums. I tend to gravitate to strange topics and work between disciplines.
- Ph.D. Cornell University
- M.A. Cornell University
- B.A. Colby College
Yuliya Komska, Michelle Moyd, and David Gramling, Linguistic Disobedience: Restoring Power to Civic Language (Palgrave Pivot, 2018).
Yuliya Komska and Irene Kacandes, eds. Eastern Europe Unmapped: Beyond Borders and Peripheries. New York: Berghahn Books, 2017.
Yuliya Komska. The Icon Curtain: The Cold War's Quiet Border. Chicago: Chicago UP, 2015
Yuliya Komska, "Trade Publisher Archives: Repositories of Monolingualism? Houghton Mifflin and the Rejected Refugee Manuscripts in the Age of Total War," special issue of Seminar: A Journal of Germanic Studies (Fall 2017): 275-296.