Aura Young

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Dissertation: Modernity and Mothering in Nineteenth-Century Russian Literature

Interests: kinship, caregivers, and childhood in nineteenth-century Russian literature and culture; vospitanie and literary representations of the Soviet maternal experience; childhood and motherhood in the American South; autobiography, memoir, and maternity; feminist theory; traditional and modern Slavic gastronomy; Soviet and Post-Soviet Sots art; Soviet interior design

Recent Conference Paper: Brown Slavic Studies Graduate Conference April 2013.
“Triangles of Desire: Obsession in Fedor Sologub’s Melkii Bes