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Ludmilla Voitkovska Ph.D. (University of Odessa, Ukraine), Ph.D. (University of Saskatchewan)


Faculty Member in English

Arts 313

Research Area(s)

  • Joseph Conrad
  • Critical theory
  • Linguistics
  • Translation studies
  • Comparative literature
  • Translingual writers

About me

Dr. Voitkovska's area of research and teaching is Modernism, with a focus on Joseph Conrad.


Exile as a Continuum in Joseph Conrad's Fiction: Living in Translation. Routledge, 2022

“’The Bard of Selected Elements’: Conrad’s Reception in Russia." The Reception of Joseph Conrad in Europe. Ed. Elinor Shaffer and Robert Hampson. Bloomsbury. 2022

“Conrad in Ukraine: An Untold Story”. The Reception of Joseph Conrad in Europe. Ed. Elinor Shaffer and Robert Hampson. Bloomsbury. 2022

“Defending Duplicity: Writing Against Reading in “The Secret Sharer.”” L’Epoque Conradienne, 2022

“On Conrad’s Birthplace.” The Conradian (UK). 45:1, 2020

"Stereotypes of Russia in Joseph Conrad’s Under Western Eyes.” L’Epoque Conradienne. 2020 (with Kayla McClutcheon)

“The Russian Redemption of The Secret Agent and Under Western Eyes.Conrad and Language.  Ed. Catherine Baxter and Robert Hampson. Edinburgh University Press, 2016.

"A View from the East: The Russian Reception of Under Western Eyes." Under Western Eyes. Centennial Essays.  Simmons, Allan H., J.H. Stape and Jeremy Hawthorn (eds.) Amsterdam/New York, NY, 2011, VIII,

"What is Polish Ukraine?"  Zwischen Ost und West. Joseph Conrad im europeischen Gesprach. Ed. E. Schenkel and H.Ch. Trepte. Leipzig University Press, 2010.

“Drawn into Liminal Space: Conrad’s Women in Love.” L’Époque Conradienne (France), 2008

“Textualizing Liminality in The Secret Agent.The Secret Agent: Centennial Essays. Ed. Allan H. Simmons and J.H. Stape. Amsterdam-New York: Rodopi, 2007 (with Zofia Vorontsova).

“Homecoming in Nostromo.”  Nostromo. Centennial Essays. Ed. A. Simmons, J. Stape. Amsterdam-New York: Rodopi, 2004

“Conrad in Russia: A Discipline in Absentia.Conradiana (US), 2004

“Fugitives from Discourse: Lord Jim, Doctor Zhivago an Auto­biography in Absentia.” Lord Jim de Joseph Conrad. Ed. Nathalie Martinière, Nantes, Editions du temps, 2002

“The Origin of Russian Terrorism: Conrad’s Answer to Dostoyevsky in Under Western Eyes.” Slovo, School of Slavonic and East European Studies, University College, London, UK, 2002

“Reading as Homecoming: Expatriation as a Critical Discourse in Joseph Conrad’s Lord Jim.”  Lord Jim: Centennial Essays. Amsterdam: Rodopi, 2000


critical theory linguistics literature translation

Joseph Conrad, translingual writers, critical theory, linguistics, translation studies, comparative literature.