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Christopher Harwood

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Christopher Harwood

Christopher Harwood has been a lecturer in Czech in the Slavic department of Columbia University since 2001. He also works occasionally as a freelance translator (from Czech and Russian to English) and interpreter (between Czech and English). His professional interests focus on methods for teaching Czech as a foreign language and on twentieth- and twenty-first-century Czech literature and culture. In various contexts over the years, he has taught Czech, English, German, and Russian. He holds BA (1990), MA (1992), and PhD (2000) degrees in Russian literature from Columbia University.

Articles by Christopher Harwood

from “Down, Beast!”
By Jiří Kratochvil
In 1952 Communist Czechoslovakia, a precocious thirteen-year-old from Brno is abducted by unknown assailants and brought to a secret location for what he believes is a special military training program…
Translated from Czech by Christopher Harwood
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