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Boyko Penchev


Dr Boyko Penchev has graduated from the Faculty of Slavic Studies, Sofia University ‘St Kliment Ohridski' (BA, MA, 1994), where he also received his doctoral degree in 2001. His doctoral dissertation addressed ‘The Modeling of Self in the Modern Circles and Movements in the Bulgarian Literature of the First Quarter of the Twentieth Century'.

Dr Penchev has combined his research and teaching activities at the Department of Bulgarian Literature, Sofia University ‘St Kliment Ohridski' and New Bulgarian University with administrative work and journalism. He has been Director of the BA Programme in Literary Studies and Anthropology, New Bulgarian University (1997 – 1998), Member of the Expert Council of the Literature Programme at the Soros Centre for Arts, Sofia (1999); and Director of the MA Programme ‘Literary Studies' at the Faculty of Slavic Studies, University of Sofia. (2001 – present). Since 1993, he has regularly contributed to major Bulgarian culture and daily newspapers (Litearturen Vestnik, Dnevnik).