Graduate Student


Olga Kim

BA, Russian Language and Literature, Seoul National University, 2006

MA, Russian Literature, Seoul National University, 2009; Thesis title "Sinyavsky/Terts's Works: On the Border between Life and Art"

MA, Slavic Languages and Literatures, University of Pittsburgh, 2013

Office: 1228 Cathedral of Learning
Currently, she is working on her dissertation on aesthetics and history in tableau cinema of the Soviet peripheries during Late Socialism. Her research interests also include the early Soviet avant-garde, New Media, and Central Asian cinema.

Courses Taught

Russian Fairy Tales

Elementary Russian

Intermediate Russian

Introduction to Film

History of Russian Film 1

Masterpieces of Twentieth Century Russian Literature


Review: The Space of the Book: Print Culture in Russian Social Imagination. Miranda Remnek, ed. Slavic and East European Journal 56.3 (2012): 486-488.

Review: Setevye razgovory: Kul’turnye kommunikatsii v Runete. Vera Zvereva. The Russian Review July 2013 (72:3): 544-545.

Research Interests

Early Soviet Cinema

New Media

Central Asian Cinema