Svetlana Tcareva

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Research Interests: 

20th century Russian literature and culture; sensory studies; studies of emotion; the body; anthropology of consumption.

Publications:

“Cannibalism and Power: Resituating the Narratives of Post-Soviet Foodways Through Vladimir Sorokin’s Feast” in Food and Power. Proceedings of Oxford Symposium on Food and Cookery 2019. Ed. Mark McWilliams. Prospect Books, forthcoming in 2020.

Book review: Seasoned Socialism: Gender and Food in Late Soviet Everyday Life, edited by Anastasia Lakhtikova, Angela Brintlinger, and Irina Glushchenko (Indiana University Press, 2019). Slavic and East European Journal, forthcoming in spring 2020.

“The Soviet Cannibal: Who Eats Whom in Andrey Platonov’s ‘Rubbish Wind’” in Man-Eating Monsters: Human Exceptionalism and Popular Culture. Death Studies Series. Ed. Dina Khapaeva. Emerald Publishing Limited, 2019.

Conference Presentations:

“Fat to Fit: Policing Female Bodies on Soviet and Post-Soviet TV,” Televising the Socialist Body: Projections of Health & Welfare on the Socialist and Post-Socialist Screen, co-organised by ERC BodyCapital and the CERCEC (EHESS), Paris,18-20 June 2020. [Postoponed due to COVID-19]

“Castrated in a Slaughterhouse: Literary representations of Soviet Meat Industry Workers, 1920-1930s”, Socialism’s Divergent Masculinities, Leibniz Center for Literary & Cultural Research, Berlin, 11-13 June 2020. [Postponed due to COVID-19]

“Staying Human in Slaughterhouses: The Vulnerability of (Soviet) Flesh”, ASEEES, San-Francisco, November 2019.

“Cannibalism and Power: Resituating the Narratives of Post-Soviet Foodways Through Vladimir Sorokin’s Feast”. Oxford Food Symposium, Oxford, UK. 12-14 July, 2019.

“Post-Soviet Cannibals: Metaphorical and Physical Monstrosity in Vladimir Sorokin’s ‘Nastya.’” ACLA, Washington, DC. March 8, 2019.

“Additional Digital Resources in Russian Study Abroad Programs.” AATSEEL, New Orleans. February 9, 2019.

“Cannibalism in Andrey Platonov: A Study of Abjection.” ASEEES, Boston. December 8, 2018.

“Food and Memory: Ivan Shmelyov’s and Boris Kustodiev’s Nostalgic Landscapes.” NESEEES, NYU Jordan Center for the Advanced Study of Russia, New York. April 7, 2018.

“Utopia and the Poetics of Hunger: A Reading of Mayakovsky, Kruchenykh, and Khlebnikov.” AATSEEL, Washington D.C. February 2, 2018.

 “Famine and Feast: Images of Food Insecurity from Leo Tolstoy to Lidia Ginzburg.” The Constructivist Criticism Workshop, University of Pennsylvania. January 9, 2018.

 “Reenacting Silver Age Aesthetics: Salome in Putin’s Russia.” ASEEES, Chicago. November 9, 2017.

 “The Male Salome: Oscar Wilde in Contemporary Russia.” Conference The Personal Is Still Political: Challenging Marginalization Through Theory, Analysis, and Practice, GCWS, MIT, Boston. April 1, 2017.

“Fashionable Villainy in Bauer’s Melodramas.” Conference In Media Res: Intermediality and the Borders of 20th Century Culture, Slavic Languages and Literatures Department at Princeton University, Princeton. October 21, 2016.

Fellowships and Awards:

Indigo Fellowship Fund Recipient, Yale University, 2018-2019

MacMillan Center International Conference Travel Grant, Yale University, Fall 2019

MacMillan International Dissertation Research Fellowship, Yale University, 2019-2020

Oxford Food Symposium Student Grant, University of Oxford, 2019

Russian Studies Dissertation Fellowship, Yale University, 2019

The European Studies Council Conference Travel Award, Yale University, 2019

Kent Arnold Memorial Scholarship Fund Recipient, Yale University, 2018 -2019

Student Conference Travel Grant, AATSEEL, 2018

MacMillan Center International Conference Travel Grant, Yale University, Spring 2019

MacMillan Center International Conference Travel Grant, Yale University, Fall 2018

European Studies Graduate Fellow, Yale University, 2018-2019

Digital Education Innovation Grant, Yale Center for Teaching and Learning, 2018

Student Conference Travel Grant, AATSEEL, 2018

Indigo Fellowship Fund Recipient, Yale University, 2017-2018

Conference Travel Fund Award, Yale University, May 2017

MacMillan Center Pre-Dissertation Research Grant, Yale University, 2017

Fund for Lesbian and Gay Studies (FLAGS) Research Award, Yale University, 2017

The Lee McClung Scholarship Fund Recipient, Yale University, 2016-2017

Fulbright Teaching Assistantship, 2014-2015