Dissertation: “The Illiterate Text: Literacy and Soviet Literature, 1917-1928”
Research Interests: Soviet and Russian literature and culture; print culture; media theory; digital scholarship; the intersection of technology and literature.
Ph.D. (Expected 2019) Yale University, Slavic Languages and Literatures.
M.Phil. (2017) Yale University, Slavic Languages and Literatures
Minor Field: Critical Theory
B.A. (2009) Wellesley College, with Honors, Russian Language and Literature and Cognitive and
Linguistic Sciences (Computer Science Concentration)
“Review: N.V. Barkovskaia, U. Iu. Berina, L.D. Gutrina, V. Iu. Zhibul’’s Kniga stikhov kak fenomen kul’tury Russii i Belarusi.” Slavic and East European Journal (forthcoming, winter 2017).
“Broadway” by Vladimir Mayakovsky (translation), Ulbandus Review, vol. 15, 2013 pp. 33-40.
“Knight Moves: Russifying Quantitative Literary Studies,” co-authored with Marijeta Bozovic, Jacob Lassin and Trip Kirkpatrick, Critical Inquiry (work in progress).
“Madness Must Be Documented: Inscription and the Legal Reforms of the 1830s in Nikolai Gogol’s ‘Diary of a Madman’,” (work in progress).
“Mikhail Zoshchenko and His Readers: Rereading with Digital Tools,” on panel, “Reading in Russia (II): Learning to Read Soviet, 1917-1928,” AATSEEL, Washington, D.C., February 2018.
“Vladimir Mayakovsky and Learning (Not) to Read,” at the conference Pedagogy of Images, Princeton University, March 2017.
“Seeing Through Data: How Does Digital Humanities Change How We View Culture?” (Roundtable), ASEEES, Washington, D.C., November 2016.
“Introduction to Topic Modeling,” Digital Humanities THATCamp, ASEEES, Washington, D.C., November 2016.
“Brodsky in absentia: An Interactive Map of Exile,” on panel “Transnational Poetics,” at the conference Outside of Russia, University of Pennsylvania, March 2015.
“Balmont to Mayakovsky: The Lyric Person,” on panel, “Symbolism Repurposed: Kosmos, Image and the Bomb,” ASEEES, San Antonio, November 2014.
Grants and Honors
2008-2019 European Studies Graduate Fellow, Yale University
2018 Research Fellowship, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University
2018 MacMillan International Conference Travel Grant, Yale University
2018 American Association of Teachers of Slavic and East European Languages (AATSEEL) Travel Grant
2017-2018 MacMillan International Dissertation Research Fellowship, Yale University
2017 Mellon Summer Writing-in-Residence Dissertation Working Group, Yale University
2016 Digital Humanities Fellow, Yale University
2016 Russian Studies Grant, Yale University
2016 Associateship at the Summer Research Laboratory, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
2015-2016 Nina Berberova Fellow, Yale University
2015 Pre-Prospectus Summer Fellowship, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University
2014 Summer Language Institute Fellowship (French), Yale University
2014 Slavic Department Conference Travel Grant, Yale University
2009 Florence Annette Wing Prize for Lyric Poetry (Translation), Wellesley College