Alina Zhurbenko

Alina Zhurbenko

Master's candidate in Russian and Comparative Literature.

Treasurer, Graduates in International Languages and Literatures


Alina is a first-year MA student in Russian and Comparative Literature program. She is working in diaspora studies with a focus on contemporary writers of the Ukrainian diaspora in the US.  Besides, she is interested in media studies and creative intersections of literature and other mediums: mass media, oral tradition, and social media platforms.

Academic interests: migration and diaspora literature, Ukrainian literature, literary translation, second language acquisition.