Anna Barker

Crime and Punishment Anna Barker is an Adjunct Assistant Professor of Russian and Comparative Literature who received her Ph.D. in Comparative Literature in 2002. In addition to being involved with the Book Festival each year, Anna has taught courses in the English Department, in Cinema and Comparative Literature, in Asian and Slavic Languages, and in the Honors Program. In recent years she has organized campus-community literary celebrations and open-air readings of classic works such as Anna Karenina, Peter Pan, War and Peace, Fathers and Sons, Notes from Underground and Don Quixote.  This fall’s public reading will be celebrating the 150th anniversary of Crime and Punishment.