Kārlis Vērdiņš is a PhD candidate at Washington University in St. Louis. He defended his Ph.D. in linguistics and literary theory at the University of Latvia, and received his MA and BA in culture theory at the Latvian Academy of Culture, researcher at Institute of Literature, Folklore and Art, University of Latvia. His scholarly interests include Literature of Central and East Europe, Modernism, Gender and Sexuality Studies. He is the author of five collections of poems as well as several books for children and translations of poetry.
Theory (MA POST)
Academic Writing Practicum (in Latvian)
Contemporary Theories of Culture Interpretation (curator of the course; in Latvian)