Modern and Classical Languages and Literatures
Liberal Arts 316
University of Montana
Ph.D., The Ohio State University, 2002
Mythologies of Poetic Creation in Twentieth-Century Russian Verse (Osip Mandelstam, Anna Akhmatova, Joseph Brodsky, Olga Sedakova)
M.A., Middlebury College, 1994
B.A., University of Wisconsin, 1991
University of Montana
Associate Professor 2009-present
Assistant Professor, 2003-2009
The Ohio State University
Senior Lecturer, Spring Quarter 2002
Ohio Wesleyan University
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Spring Semester 2002
Instructor, Autumn Semester 2000 through Autumn Semester 2001
Routledge Encyclopedia of Modernism. (Entry on Anna Akhmatova). New York: Routkedge, 2014. (forthcoming)
“Diary of a Devoted Child: Nadezhda Durova’s Self-Presentation in The Cavalry Maiden.” The Slavic and East European Journal. 53.2 (2009).
Routledge Encyclopedia of Contemporary Russian Culture (Entries on Anna Akhmatova, Olga Sedakova, Elena Shvarts, and the Russian Nobel Prize winners.) 2006.
Dryzhakova, Elena. “Madness as a Humanitarian Problem in Dostoevsky’s The Double.” (Translation.) Madness and the Mad in Russian Culture. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2007.
“In Praise of Aphrodite: Translation of and Interpretive Essay on Marina Tsvetaeva’s Poetic Cycle. The Silver Age Journal, 5 (2002).
Efron, Ariadna No Love without Poetry: The Memoirs of Marina Tsvetaeva’s Daughter. Ed. and trans. Diane Nemec Ignashev. Evanston, ILL: Northwestern UP, 2009. In Slavic and East European Journal. 53.4 (2010.)
Stock, Ute. The Ethics of the Poet: Marina Tsvetaeva’s Art in the Light of Conscience. Modern Humanities Research Association Texts and Dissertations, Vol. 62. Leeds, England: Maney Publishing, 2005. In Slavic and East European Journal. 50.2 (2006.)
Tsvetaeva, Marina. Milestones: A Bilingual Edition. Trans. Robin Kemball. Evanston: Northwestern UP, 2003. In Slavic and East European Journal 48.3 (2005).
NATIONAL CONFERENCE PAPERS:
“The Asthma of Poetic Creation.” National Convention of AATSEEL, Seattle (January 2012).
“Pasternak and the Creative Process: Hearing, Witnessing, and Capturing a Poem.” National Convention of AAASS. Los Angeles (November 2010).
“Tsvetaeva’s Epistolary Constructions of the Self.” National Convention of AAASS. Boston (November 2009).
“Mandelstam, Akhmatova, and Tsvetaeva: Comparative Poetics.” National Convention of AAASS. Philadelphia (2008).
“Constructions of the Self in Nadezhda Durova’s Kavalerist-Devitsa.”
National Convention of AATSEEL. Chicago (December 2007).
“Mourning the Wood-Sprite: Modernist Nostalgia for a Lost Spirit World.”
National Convention of AAASS. Washington, D.C. (November 2006).
“Personifications of Fear in Tostaya’s The Slynx and Delillo’s The Body Artist.” National Convention of AAASS , Salt Lake City (November 2005).
“Olga Sedakova’s Poetic Inspiration.” National Convention of AATSEEL, New York (December 2002).
American Association of Teachers of Slavic and East European Languages
American Association for the Advancement of Slavic Studies
Russian (Near-Native Fluency)
Polish, French, Spanish (Working Knowledge)