Affiliate Professor; Slavic, Baltic, and East European Studies Librarian
Spring 2023 - By appointment, when available from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. daily
Fields of Interest
- Michael Biggins, trans. Vladimir Bartol. Al-Araf: a Collection of Literary Sketches. Ljubljana: Sanje Publishing, 2015.
- Michael Biggins, trans. and author of afterword. Drago Jančar. The Tree With No Name. Champaign, IL: Dalkey Archive Press, 2014.
- “Americanizing Slovene Literature, or, Taking the Day-Tripper’s Path to the Summit Instead of the North Face: Slovene to English Literary Translation on the Society’s Fortieth Anniversary,” in Slovene Studies, vol. 35 (2013), no. 1-2: p. 55-70.
- Michael Biggins, trans. Florjan Lipuš.The Errors of Young Tjaž. Champaign, IL: Dalkey Archive Press, 2013.
- Michael Biggins, trans. Tomaž Šalamun. The Blue Tower. New York: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2011.
- Michael Biggins, trans. Drago Jančar. The Galley Slave. Champaign, IL: Dalkey Archive Press, 2011.
- Michael Biggins, trans. Boris Pahor. Necropolis. Champaign, IL: Dalkey Archive Press, 2010.
- “Post-1989 Publishing on Previously Suppressed Topics: Trends in Czech Contemporary History, with Reference to Poland,” in Books, Bibliographies and Pugs: a Festschrift to Honor Murlin Croucher (Bloomington, Ind.: Slavica Publishers, 2006): 13-29.
- Michael Biggins, trans. and author of afterword. Vladimir Bartol. Alamut. Seattle: Scala House Press, 2004. (European edition: Ljubljana: Sanje, 2005. Paperback edition: San Francisco: North Atlantic Books, 2007.)
- "Tomaž Šalamun," in South Slavic Writers Since World War II. Detroit : Gale Press, 1997 (Dictionary of Literary Biography ; vol. 181): p. 288-294.
- "Edvard Kocbek," in South Slavic Writers Before World War II. Detroit : Gale Press, 1995. (Dictionary of Literary Biography ; vol. 147): p. 79-86.
- Michael Biggins, trans. Katarina Marinčič. Three. Translation typescript completed
Research Advised: Graduate Masters Theses
Resources & Related Links
- A GIFT FOR SHARING SLOVENIA - November 30, 2022
- Affiliate Professor Michael Biggins Interviewed in Slovenian Newspaper - October 5, 2021
- Dr. Michael Biggins Receives Trubar Award - January 12, 2021
- Applications Now Being Accepted for the 2020 UW-University of Ljubljana Scholars Exchange! - August 1, 2019
- UW - University of Ljubljana (Slovenia) Scholars Exchange, 2019 - October 31, 2018
- Michael Biggins to deliver keynote address at the annual "Midwest Slavic Conference" - March 20, 2018
- UW - University of Ljubljana Scholars exchange - October 25, 2017
- Visit to UW by Slovene Government Minister - October 25, 2017
- Russian Architecture Event recieves write up on Russian news site - May 12, 2017
- Visiting Scholar of Slovene Literature at UW Fall Quarter 2016 - July 28, 2016
- Visit to UW by Slovenian Prime Minister - December 17, 2015
- Slovene national news article about Affiliate Professor Michael Biggins - June 3, 2015
- UW and University of Primorska (Slovenia) in research collaboration 2015-2017 - April 20, 2015
- Michael Biggins named 2015 Janko Lavrin laureate - February 27, 2015
- Ostromir Gospels - September 22, 2014
- Biggins interviewed for Slovene literary magazine - November 7, 2013