Alumni



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Andrew Chapman

BA, Russian, University of Rochester, 2004

MA, Slavic Languages and Literatures (Russian Literature), University of Pittsburgh, 2007

PhD, Russian Literature, 2013

Awards

Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow 2013-14

Courses Taught

Introduction to Russian Civilization (Winter 2014 Dartmouth)

Narrating the City: Soviet Urban Culture and the 20th Century (Spring 2014 Dartmouth)

20th Century Masterpieces of Russian Literature (University of Pittsburgh)

History of Russian Film (University of Pittsburgh)

Scii-Fi East and West (University of Pittsburgh)

Elementary and Intermediate Russian (University of Pittsburgh)

Publications

"Queuetopia: Second-World Modernity and the Soviet Culture of Allocation." Dissertation, university of Pittsburgh, 2013. http://d-scholarship.pitt.edu/18446/

"Trofeinost' and the Phantasmagoria of Everyday Consumption in Late Soviet Culture." Studies in Slavic Cultures 11 (2013): 24-49.

Performing 'Soviet' Film Classics: Tajik Jimmy and the Aural Remnants of Indian Cinema." Studies in Russian and Soviet Cinema 7.2 (2013): 227-242.

Film Review: “Pavel Kostomarov and Aleksandr Rastorguev: I Don't Love You." KinoKultura 37 (2013): http://www.kinokultura.com/2013/39r-neliubliu.shtml.

Film Review: “Pavel Kostomarov and Aleksandr Rastorguev: I Love You.” KinoKultura 32 (October 2011)

Research Interests

Contemporary Russian and Soviet Film

Urban culture, crowd studies and theories of gueuing

Narratives of everyday life

Russian and Soviet Satire

Kitsch and camp in popular culture

Representative Conference Presentations

“From Ochered' to Ocherednost': Narratives of Queuing and Waiting in Late Soviet Culture.” (AATSEEL 2011)

“From Kul'turnost' to Trofeinost': The Phantasmagoria of Everyday Consumption in Stagnation Culture.” (AATSEEL 2012)

“The Last in Line: Narratives of Queuing and Waiting in Soviet Literature and Culture” (Cultural Studies Colloquium, University of Pittsburgh 2010)

“Locating Individual and Collective Subjectivities: Queuing and Second World Modernity in Anna Akhmatova’s Requiem” (Mid-Atlantic ASEEES Regional Conference 2009)

“Space and Portraiture in the Films of Larisa Sadilova” (ASEEES National Convention 2006)

Employment Since Graduation

Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Russian and The Leslie Center for the Humanities, Dartmouth College, 2013-2014

Dissertation Title and Year

Queuetopia: Second-World Modernity and the Soviet Culture of Allocation. 2013