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Rima Greenhill

Rima Greenhill

Senior Lecturer in the Language Center

Rima Greenhill was born and raised in Vilnius, the multilingual capital of Lithuania. Rima has made learning and teaching of foreign languages her life-long passion. She has taught all levels of Russian at Stanford since 1991, and prior to that at the School of Slavonic and East European Languages, London University. She has received the Dean's Award for Distinguished Teaching at Stanford.Rima's research interests are trade and diplomatic relations between England and Russia under the Tudors and Stuarts. Currently she is completing a book on Russian elements in Shakespeare's comedy Love's Labour's Lost, which elucidates many heretofore opaque references and relationships.

Professional Affiliations & Activities: 
Member, American Council for Teaching of Foreign Languages
Member, Shakespeare Association of America
Member, European Shakespeare Research Association
Honors & Awards: 
Dean's Award for Distinguished Teaching, Stanford University (1995)
Publications: 

Greenhill, R. (2015). Hamlet . The Literary Encyclopedia.

Greenhill, R. (2014). Rerum Moscoviticarum Commentarii . Reading East: Irish Sources and Resources, 7.

Greenhill, R. (2013). Hodoeporicon Ruthenicum (The Voyage to Russia). Reading East: Irish Sources and Resources.

Greenhill, R. (2012). "Ostap Bender- Hamlet of the NEP Era? Shakespeare's Influence in the Novels of Il'ya Il'f and Evgeny Petrov.". Language. Culture and Society in Russian/Eng/Ish Studies.

Greenhill, R. (2010). Shakespeare's Echoes in the Works of ll'ya Il'f and Evgeny Petrov. Shakespeare Discourse, 1.

Greenhill, R. (2001). Idyom!

Greenhill, R. (1997). (R. Greenhill, Ed.)A Reading Circle. Hermitage Publishers.

Greenhill, R. (1994). I Think I Am a Tram. Hermitage Publishers.