Publications & Conferences
“Periodical Studies: Why and How to Re-read East European Journals.” ASEEES NewsNet 56.1 (2016), pp. 11-12. (co-authored with Natalia Ermolaev)
“‘Будто голая я, а не героиня вашего фильма’: Скандалы ‘порноноваторства’ времен перестройки. [‘As if the Naked One in Your Movie Were Me:’ the ‘Pornonovation’ Scandals of the Perestroika Era.]” Новое литературное обозрение [New Literary Observer] 129 (2014), pp. 80-107.
“Интертекстуальность в романе Ильи Эренбурга Необычайные приключения Хулио Хуренито и егo учеников – попытка переосмысления. [Rethinking Intertextuality in Il’ia Erenburg’s Khulio Khurenito.]” Русская филология [Russian Philology] 22. Tartu: Tartu University Press, 2011, pp. 113-115.
“Von ‘Überdichtern’ und ‘letzten Menschlein’ – einige Gedanken zum nietzscheanischen Gesellschaftsbild in der Dichtung Konstantin Bal’monts.” Junge Slavistik im Dialog. Beitrage zur IV. Slavistischen Studentenkonferenz. Ed. P. Nadeniček. Hamburg: Kovac, 2009, pp. 59-70.
Michael Wachtel and Philip Gleissner (eds.), Vjačeslav Ivanov und seine deutschsprachigen Verleger: Eine Chronik in Briefen. Russian Culture in Europe. Wien: Peter Lang, forthcoming 2018.
Nils Meier. Die Zeitschrift “Literaturnyj kritik” im Zeichen sowjetischer Literaturpolitik. München: Otto Sagner, 2014. In: Slavic and East European Journal 59.1 (2015), pp. 134-135.
Denis Kozlov. The Readers of Novyi Mir. Coming to Terms with the Stalinist Past. Cambridge, MA: Harvard UP, 2013. In: Zeitschrift für slavische Philologie 70.2 (2015), pp. 432-435.
Invited Talks and Presentations
“Periodical Studies as a Dialogue with Bibliographical Data,” Research Group on the Periodical “International Literature,” Higher School of Economics, Moscow, October 2017.
“Repositioning Queerness in Central Europe: Representations of Homosexuality in Contemporary Polish and Czech Cinema,” Undergraduate Seminar on Central European Culture, Princeton University, April 2017.
“Disgusted by Desire: The Scandal of Sexuality on the Perestroika Movie Screen,” Department of Germanic and Slavic Languages, Pennsylvania State University, October 2012.
Selected Papers and Roundtable Presentations
“Reading as Hoarding: Thick Journals and the Materiality of Literature under Late Socialism,” paper at AATSEEL Convention, February 2018.
“‘Father, Why Did They Transfer You to This Shithole?’ The Queer Peripheries of Małgorzata Szumowska’s W imię,” paper at ASEEES Annual Convention, November 2017.
“Departure from Prague Main Station: Repositioning Queerness in Central Europe,” paper at AATSEEL Annual Convention, February 2017.
“Seeing Through Data: How Does Digital Humanities Change How We View Culture?,” roundtable at the ASEEES Annual Convention, November 2016.
“Readers in the Avocados, Editors with Chewing Gum: The Moveable Feast of Inostrannaia literatura,” paper at ASEEES Annual Convention, November 2016.
“Digital Émigré: Periodicals of the Russian Diaspora,” poster session at DH2016, Jagiellonian University in Krakow, July 2016.
“Windows of Desire: Periodical Affect and Its Transnational Circulation under Late Socialism,” paper at 5th International ESPRit Conference Periodical Counter Cultures: Tradition, Conformity and Dissent, John Moores University Liverpool, July 2016.
“Digital Humanities: Projects, Methodology, Community,” roundtable at the ASEEES Annual Convention, November 2015.
“Angels in Darkrooms: Paradoxes of Masculinity in Contemporary Czech Gay Film and Literature,” paper at ASEEES Annual Convention, November 2015.
“From Truth to Affect: Memories of Emotion in Late Soviet Memoirs,” paper at Young Researchers Conference: Writing the Past/Righting Memory, Havighurst Center for Russian and Post-Soviet Studies (Miami University)/Cuma, Italy, June 2015.
“‘In the Ruins of Memory only Ghosts Persist’: On the Mnemonic Power of Romanticism,” paper at MLA Annual Convention, January 2015.
“Meyerhold Exterminates Europe: Erenburg’s ‘Trust D.E.’ on the Theater Stage,” paper at ASEEES Annual Convention, November 2014.
“Haunted Plots: On the Ghostly “Delusions” of Two Soviet Authors,” paper at Romantic Subversions of Soviet Enlightenment: Questioning Socialism’s Reason, Princeton, May 2014.
“Sintaksis: Creating a Literary Environment of Samizdat beyond Samizdat,” paper at MLA Annual Convention, January 2014.
“The Dual Staging of Content-Free Scandals in Русская красавица and Это я, Эдичка as a Negotiation of Power Positions,” paper at ASEEES Annual Convention, November 2013.
“Jiří Kratochvil’s Fictionalized 1950s: Subjective Re-Appropriation of History and the Construction of Stories,” paper at Conceptualizing The Human in Slavic and Eurasian Culture, Graduate Student Conference at Princeton University, October 2013.
“Scandal as a Performance and Counter-Performance of Semiotic Destruction: Viktor Erofeev’s Russian Beauty,” paper at Literary Theatricality: Theatrical Text, Graduate Student Conference at Princeton University, October 2012.
“The (Late/Post-Soviet) Sincere Is Now,” ASEEES Annual Convention, November 2017.
“Everyone in Crime and Punishment,” paper presented by Professor Chloe Kitzinger at Princeton Kruzhok, April 2017.
“Pedagogy of Images,” chapter presented by Professor Erika Wolf, April 2015.
“Sociological Methods: Institutional Construction of Literature across Time,” ASEEES Annual Convention, November 2014 (together with Professor Michael Düring).
“After Censorship, Before Freedom: Mapping Contemporary Russian Literature,” chapter presented by Professor Mark Lipovetsky, March 2014.
“Global Russian Culture,” Slavic Spring Symposium at the University of Pennsylvania, April 2013.
“Periodical Affect. On the Emotional Life of Journals,” ASEEES Annual Convention, November 2016.
“Seeing Through Data: How Does Digital Humanities Change How We View Culture?,” roundtable at ASEEES Annual Convention, November 2016.
“Computational Poetics: Digital Approaches to the Analysis of Rhyme, Meter, and Text Length,” panel at ASEEES Annual Convention, November 2016.
“Digital Humanities: Projects, Methodology, Community,” roundtable, ASEEES Annual Convention, November 2015.
“Extraordinary Adventures: Reading Ilya Ehrenburg’s Early Prose,” panel at ASEEES Annual Convention, November 2014.
“Sociological Methods: Institutional Construction of Literature across Time,” panel at ASEEES Annual Convention, November 2014 (together with A. Moshkin).
“Scandal and Its Performances,” panel at ASEEES Annual Convention, November 2013.