Ph.D. Candidate in Slavic Literatures and Languages
Coordinator, Stanford Workshop in PoeticsFocal Groups:
Workshop in Poetics
“Literature at the Junction: Russian Writers in Interwar Paris, Berlin, Moscow, and St.Petersburg.”
A study of Russian writers in the context of 1920s and ‘30s Europe, examining the interaction between émigré and Soviet literary production. Writers treated include Nabokov, Khodasevich, Shklovsky, Olesha, and Zamiatin.
"Emigration, Backwardness, and the Search for a New Present: Russian and American Writers in Interwar Europe"
American Comparative Literature Association Annual Meeting
Brown University, March 29 - April 1 2012
"At the Front: War and Avant-Garde in British and Russian Post-WWI Poetry"
Stanford Graduate Conference in Comparative Literature
Agency and its Limits: Action, Paralysis, Lethargy, Arrest
Stanford University, April 15-16 2011
"The Unconscious Text: Pale Fire via Freud, pace Nabokov,
2010 Stanford Graduate Program in Humanities Symposium
Order, Disruption, and Representation of Legitimacy
Stanford University, May 14 2010
"An Analysis of Pale Fire as Verse Text"
2010 California Slavic Colloquium
New Takes on Old Text
University of Southern California, April 17 2010
Teaching Assistant, SLAVGEN 148, Dissent and Disenchantment: Russian Literature and Culture Since the Death of Stalin, Spring 2011-12
Teaching Assistant, SLAVGEN 190, Tolstoy’s Anna Karenina and the Social Thought of Its Time, Winter 2011-12
Instructor, SLAVLANG 1/2/3, First Year Russian, Fall/Winter/Spring 2010-11
Russian (Advanced High)
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2008: B.A. Modern Languages (Russian & French). Oxford University (Christ Church).
2007: Acting Program. St.Petersburg State Academy of Theater Art. St.Petersburg, Russia.