Head of the Department of Literature of the Peoples of Russia and CIS, IWL RAS,
Professor, Lomonosov Moscow State University.
Education: graduated from the Philology Department, Dagestan State University cum laude in 1968
The Main Trends in the Development of Dagestan poetry. History. Poetics, A.M. Gorky Institute of World Literature of USSR Academy of Sciences (1974)
DSc (Habil.) thesis:
Soviet Multinational Novel in the 1970-80s: Problems of Development and Dynamics of the Genre in the Context of Literary Exchange (1989)
Research interests: history and methodology of the ethnic literary studies in Russia: the search for a new paradigm, national identity and cultural universals, textual axiology and ethno-cultural paradigm, “friend-foe” attitude to the foreign world as a literary subject.
Member of the Editorial Board, Bulletin of the Gumilev Eurasian National University. Philological Series (Astana, Kazakhstan)
Member of the Editorial Board, Bulletin of the Dagestan University. Philological Series.
Member of the Editorial Board, Studia Litterarum (since October 1, 2018)
Awards and Distinctions
Laureate of the State Prize of the Republic of Dagestan (2003)
Honored Scientist of the Republic of Dagestan (1996)
Diploma of the President of the Republic Of Sakha (Yakutia) (2011)
V.Ya. Bryusov Medal for the contribution to the development of Russian-Armenian humanitarian and cultural ties (2009)
Academic publications — over 300 publications, including 7 monographs and 6 edited collections
- From Home towards the World. Ethno-National Identity in Literature and Intercultural Dialogue. Moscow: Science Publ., 2007. 302 p. In Russ.
- National Consciousness and the Question of Value in Literature. Moscow: A.M. Gorky Institute of World Literature Press, 2001. 195 p. In Russ.
- Dynamics of the Genre. The Specific and the Typical in the Modern Novel. Moscow: Science Publ., 1989. 153 p. In Russ.
Edited collections (selected)
- The Study of National Literature. Discourses of Identity in the Shifting Contexts. Ed. K.K. Sultanov. Moscow: A.M. Gorky Institute of World Literature Press, 2017. 455 p. In Russ.
- Literary Abroad. Persons. Books. Problems. K.K. Sultanov et al. Moscow: A.M. Gorky Institute of World Literature Press, 2015. 446 p. In Russ.
- Studying the History of a National Literature. Theory. Methodology. Modern Aspects. Ed. K.K. Sultanov. Moscow: A.M. Gorky Institute of World Literature Press, 2014. 366 p. In Russ.
- Literary Classics within the Dialogue of Cultures. Issue 3. K.K. Sultanov et al. Moscow: A.M. Gorky Institute of World Literature Press, 2014. 381 p. In Russ.
- “National Specificity and Artistic Value: At the Crossroads of Ethnocultural Discourse and Axiological Critique.” Studia Litterarum. 2018, vol. 3, no P. 230–252. In Russ.
- “‘Homo, qui Meminit” in Literature: Historical Memory as a Regulator of Identity.” Event in History, Memory and Narratives of Identity. by the corresponding member of RAS L.P. Repina. Moscow: Aquilon, Institute of World History of RAS Press, 2017. P. 49–96. In Russ.
- “From the “Unity of Diversity” to the “Unity-in-the-Diversity”?” (Sharing the Experience of Studying Literature of the Peoples of Russia).” Voprosy literatury. 2016, no 1. P. 67–103. In Russ.
- “Representation of the Past as the Major Factor of Self-Identity in the Post-Soviet Literature.” Studia Litterarum. 2016, vol. 1, no 1–2. P. 282–301. In Russ.
- “Reconstruction of the "National Image”, or the Discovery of the Other.” Filologicheskie nauki. 2015, no 2. P. 86–99. In Russ.
- “On th ‘Ethno-Cultural Turn’ in the Literary Study of the Peoples of Russia.” Stephanos. 2015, n. 2. (Multilingual Peer-Reviewed Scientific Journal of Lomonosov Moscow State University: http://stephanos.ru/izd/2015/2015_10_01.pdf). 0,7 а.l. In Russ.
- “‘The Factor of Mental National Life.’ Covering Literature and Culture in the Pages of the Newspaper Istanbul News (1909–1910).” Literary Abroad. Faces. Books. Problems. Issues 7th–8th. Moscow: A.M. Gorky Institute of World Literature Press, 2015. P. 55–72. In Russ.
- “Identity by Aitmatov, or the Universality of the Special.” Voprosy literatury. 2014, no 3. May–June. 16–44. In Russ.
- “‘Alien’ or ‘Unknown’? Dialogue as a Structural and Semantic Principle in Tolstoy’s Caucasian Texts.” Literary Classics in the Dialogues of Cultures. Issue 3. Moscow: A.M. Gorky Institute of World Literature Press, 2014. P. 4–77. In Russ.
Scopus, Web of Science
- “Ways of Character Self-Identification in I. Abuzyarov’s Prose.” Kazbek K. Sultanov, Adela N. Nabiullina, Venera R. Amineva. Journal of History Culture and Art Research. 2017. URL: http://ipscience.thomsonreuters.com/cgibin/jrnlst/jlresults.cgi?PC=MASTER&ISSN=2147-0626; http://kutaksam.karabuk.edu.tr/index.php/ilk/about/contact (Accessed 07 November 2017). In English.
- “Crossing the Terek, or The Two Banks of Life’s One River. Rereading Tolstoy.” Russian Studies in Literature. (New-York). 2012, vol. no 3. 1,2 а.l. In English.
Professor at the Department of History of Modern Russian Literature and Modern Literary Process, Lomonosov Moscow State University.
Courses: Lecture course History of Literature of the Peoples of Russia; graduate and postgraduate lecture courses (optional).