Carol Apollonio

Carol Apollonio

Professor of the Practice of Slavic and Eurasian Studies

External address: 
310 Languages Bldg, Durham, NC 27708
Internal office address: 
Box 90259, Durham, NC 27708-0259
(919) 660-3143

Specialist in Russian literature, Russian and Japanese translation, and language pedagogy; have worked as an interpreter for the U.S. Government. Recently have been enjoying serving as president of the North American Dostoevsky Society. Something is always happening on our Facebook page: In times of trouble, take a break and read Chekhov.


  • Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 1987

Apollonio, C. "Teaching Chekhov in Translations (In preparation)." Teaching Chekhov. Ed. M Finks. Cambridge University Press. (Essay)

Apollonio, C. "Dostoevsky Translations (In preparation)." Dostoevsky on Context. Ed. D Martinsem and O Maiorova. Cambridge University Press. (Essay)

Apollonio, C. "Paradoxes of Solitary Confinement in Notes from Underground and Notes from the Dead (In preparation)." Dostoevsky Beyond Dostoevsky. Ed. S Evdokimova. (Essay)

Apollonio, C. "I Gotta be Мы: The Plot of the Egotistical Pronoun in Dostoevsky’s Notes from Underground (In preparation)." Russian Collection of Dostoevsky's Scholarship. Ed. B Tikhomirov and K Stepanian. International DFostoevsky Society. (Essay)


Flath (Apollonio), C. "The Passion of Dmitrii Karamazov - A reply." SLAVIC REVIEW 59.3 (2000): 727-729.

Flath (Apollonio), C. "Art and Idleness in Chekhov’s ’House with a Mezzanine’." Russian Review (July 1999): 456-66.

Flath (Apollonio), C. "Writing about Nothing: ’Ariadne’ and the Narcissistic Narrator." Slavonic and East European Review 77 (April 1999): 223-39.

Flath (Apollonio), C. "The Seagull: The Stage Mother, the Missing Father and the Origins of Art." Modern Drama XLII (1999): 491-510.

Flath (Apollonio), C. "The Passion of Dmitrii Karamazov." Slavic Review (1999): 584-99.

Flath (Apollonio), C. "Poor Folk: An Allegory of Body and Mind." Dostoevsky Studies 2 (1999).

Flath (Apollonio), C. "Delineating the Territory of Cechov’s ’A Woman’s Kingdom’." Russian Literature XLIV-IV (November 1998): 389-408.

Flath (Apollonio), C. "The Limits to the Flesh: Searching for the Soul in Chekhov’s ’A Boring Story’." Slavic and East European Journal 2 (1997): 271-286.

Flath (Apollonio), C. "Fear of Faith: The Hidden Religious Message of Notes From Underground." Slavic and East European Journal 37.4 (1993): 510-529.

Flath (Apollonio), C. "Seminary Heroes in Mid-Nineteenth Century Russian Literature." Canadian-American Slavic Studies (1989).