Between national and multinational soviet literature. Self-censorship and canonization in Mkrtich Armen’s work. A case study.
Sona Mnatsakanyan is a doctoral candidate at the Department of Slavonic Languages and Literatures (Humboldt University, Berlin), supervised by Professor Susanne Frank. As a PhD candidate she is a member of Friedrich Schlegel Graduate School of Literary Studies, doing research at the Cluster of Excellence Temporal Communities for the project (Post)Soviet Literary Cosmopolis. Her research is dedicated to the work of a Soviet Armenian writer, Mkrtich Armen. Through this case study she aims to analyze the policies of literature creating and readership perception during Soviet time and afterwards in Armenia.
Sona Mnatsakanyan got both her bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Armenian Studies from the State University of Armenia in Yerevan.