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Assistant Professor of Russian, Chair, Undergraduate Adviser
1890 East-West Rd
457 Moore Hall
Honolulu, HI 96822
Phone: (808) 956-4181
Fax: (808) 956-9536
Office hours in Spring 2016: MWF 11:30 – 12.20 and by appointment
- PhD in Russian Literature and Culture, The Ohio State University, 2013
- MA in Russian Linguistics, The Ohio State University, 2009
- Kandidat Nauk in Theory of Language, Volgograd State Pedagogical University, 2001
Teaching at UH Manoa
Russian language at all levels
Russian Literature and Culture:
- LLEA 351 – Asiatic Passions Clad in European Clothing: Masterpieces of the nineteenth century Russian Literature (DL OC)
- LLEA 353 – Russia: Between Europe and Asia. Contemporary Russian Culture through Folklore, Literature, and Film (DH ETH)
- LLEA 355 – 100 Years of Russian Film (DH WI)
- Russian and German Film
- WWII Memory Studies
- Stalingrad discourse in Russia and Germany
- Heimat and national identity in East Germany
- Conceptual Metaphor and Blending Theories
- Water as metaphor for human domain in the arts (poetry, painting and film) of Russian Symbolism
- The Water of Life and the Life of Water: The Metaphor of World Liquescence in the Poetry, Painting and Film of the Russian Silver Age. 2013.
- Социолингвистические характеристики образованной молодежи Великобритании и США. Волгоград «Перемена», 2001. Print.
- “East or West, Rodina is Best: Shaping Socialist Heimat for Germans via the Image of the Child.” Forthcoming in German Life & Letters. April 2016.
- “A Woman in Nature / A WOMAN IS NATURE: the Eternal Feminine as a Conceptual Blend of Human and Water Ontologies in Russian Symbolist Poetics.” Forthcoming in Meanings and Values of Water in a Russian Context. Spring 2016.
- “Russian Symbolism in Flux: Emotional Fluidity Across Media, Genre, and Realities.” SEEJ. 59.3 (2015): 413-430. Print.
- “Khlebnikov vs. Maiakovskii: a Budetlyanin and a Futurist in the Mirror of Their Verbal Painting.” Online Journal of Experimental Poetics and Esthetics. 1 (2011). Web.
- “Crime is in the Eye of the Beholder: Petr Petrovich Luzhin as a Distorting “Puddle-Mirror” in Dostoevsky’s Crime and Punishment.” Names. 58.4 (2010): 231-241. Print.
- Костецкая, А. and Т. Ивушкина (2003). Социолингвистические характеристики речи студентов Кембриджа и Гарварда. Волгоград «Перемена», (2003): 148 с.