In Memoriam: Sarah Predock Burke Lupinski, 1940-2022

Sarah Predock Burke Lupinski, professor emerita of modern languages and literatures at Trinity Univerity in San Antonio, Texas, died on June 12. She was 81 years old.

A native of Lebanon, Missouri, Dr. Burke Lupinski graduated magna cum laude from the University of Texas at Austin in 1962 with a bachelor’s degree in Russian and English. In 1966, Dr. Burke Lupinski received a Woodrow Wilson Dissertation Fellowship, and that same year she earned her Ph.D. in Russian literature and linguistics from the Univerity of Texas.

After short stints at other universities, Dr. Burke Lupinski arrived at Trinity University in 1973 to join the department of modern languages, where she taught Russian language, literature, art, and culture. Her main interests were literature and art of the Silver Age of Russian culture from the late 19th century to the 1930s. She served for many years as a co-director of the Institute of Modern Russian Culture at Trinity University.

Dr. Burke Lupinski retired from Trinity University in 2011.

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