Ingrid Nordgaard

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Dissertation: “Aesthetics of the North: Russian Modernist Culture and Scandinavia, 1891-1910”

Research Interests: Russian literature, art, and cultural history; modernist studies; imaginary geographies; northernness and depictions of the north; theatricality in literature and art; literary and visual representations of violence and pain; Russian performance art


M.Phil. (2018) Yale University, Slavic Languages and Literatures

Minor Field: Performance Studies

M.A. (2013) New York University, Russian Studies

Exchange Student (2010), University of Alaska, Fairbanks

B.A. (2010) University of Tromsoe, Norway, Russian Language and Literature

Exchange Student (2009), Pomor State University, Arkhangelsk, Russia

Peer-Reviewed Articles:

“Documenting/Performing the Vulnerable Body: Pain and Agency in Works by Boris Mikhailov and Petr Pavlensky.” In Contemporaneity: Historical Presence in Visual Culture Vol. 5, No 1 “Agency in Motion” (2016): 85-107.

Academic Reviews:

“Review of Jonathan Stone’s The Institutions of Russian Modernism: Conceptualizing, Publishing, and Reading.”
H-Net/H-Russia (forthcoming, 2019)

“Review of Hardiman, Louise; Kozicharow, Nicola, eds., Modernism and the Spiritual in Russian Art: New Perspectives.”

H-Net/H-Russia (2018)

“Review: Charlotte Ashby’s Modernism in Scandinavia: Art, Architecture and Design.”

H-Net/H-Russia (2018)

“Review: Serge Gregory’s Antosha & Levitasha: The Shared Lives and Art of Anton Chekhov and Isaac Levitan.” H-Net/H-Russia (2017).

Recent Conference Presentations

ASEEES Annual Convention, Boston, December 2018

“Northern Exposure: Konstantin Korovin and the Dual Nature of the North”

ASEEES Annual Convention, Washington, D.C., November 2016

“What the Animal Remembers: Animality and Memory in Works by Chingiz Aitmatov and Viktor Pelevin”

AATSEEL Annual Convention, Austin, Texas, January 2016

“Performing Accidents: Violence and Physical Play in Kharms’s Incidents”

“Screening Politics: Affect, Identity, and Uprising,” University of Pittsburgh, October 2015

“Photographic Flesh and Pensive Imagery: The Political Potential of the Wounded Body in Works by Boris Mikhailov and Petr Pavlensky”

Awards and Fellowships

2018-2019: MacMillan International Dissertation Research Fellowship

2018: Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library Fellowship

2017-2018: Lee McClung Fellowship (Lee McClung Fellow), Yale University

2017: Fisher Fellow Award, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

2015-2016: Kent Arnold Fellowship (Arnold Fellow),
Yale University

2010: North2North Scholarship, University of Tromsø