Olesya Bondarenko - Biography

Contribution: Examining the Glass and the Frame: Politics and Subjectivity in Rae Armantrouts Poetry


Olesya Bondarenko is a PhD Candidate at Kiev National Linguistic University (Ukraine). She earned an MA in English, German, and Comparative Literature from the same university in 2009. Her PhD research focuses on the contemporary American poet Rae Armantrout, notably the political and philosophical aspects of her writing. Olesya was on a research visit to John F. Kennedy Institute in Berlin in the fall of 2012 and will continue working on her project in the US in 2013-2014 as a Fulbright Scholar.