Sarah Clovis Bishop
  • Sarah Clovis Bishop
  • Associate Professor of Russian; Sabbatical Fall 2015
  • Russian language, Russian literature, Russian film, ,
  • Ford 305
  • 503-370-6889
  • 503-375-5398 fax

Sarah Clovis Bishop

Sarah Bishop teaches Russian language, literature, and film.  Her courses include a survey of Russian and Soviet film, a writing-centered approach to Russian short stories, and a theme-based course on love and family in twentieth-century Russian literature.  Her research interests include twentieth and twenty-first century poetry and film.  She has also begun writing about recent English-language prose by Russian emigres.


  • MA, PhD Princeton University
  • BA Williams College

Teaching Areas

  • Russian language, Russian literature, Russian film

Recent Publications

  • “Harmonious Disharmony:  Elena Shvarts’s Trudy i dni Lavinii, monakhini iz Ordena Obrezaniia Serdtsa.”  Slavic and East European Journal, Summer 56.2 (2012):  213-231.
  • “Elena Andreevna Shvarts (17 May 1948-11 March 2010).” Slavonica 16.2 (November 2010):  112-130.
  • "St. Thérèse de l'Enfant-Jésus:  The Radiant Inspiration behind Zinaida Gippius's Siianiia."  Slavic and East European Journal 50.2 (Summer 2006): 272-286.