Part-Time Faculty



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Richard Beach Gray

Visiting Lecturer

BA, Russian Studies, Williams College, 2007

MA, Russian Literature, University of Pittsburgh, 2011

Office: 1228 Cathedral of Learning

Awards

Foreign Language Area Studies Fellowship (Russian), Academic year 2013-4

Foreign Language Area Studies Fellowship (Bosnian/Croatian/Serbian), Summer 2010

Courses Taught

Russian Fairy Tales

Masterpieces of 20th Century Russian Literature

Madness and Madmen in Russian Culture

Elementary Russian

Intermediate Russian

Publications

Article: "Ivan Golovnev: The Taiga's Activist Ethnographic Filmmaker" _KinoKultura_ 41 (2013)

Review: _Spotlights on Russian and Balkan Slavic Cultural History_ for _The Slavic and East European Journal_ 56.1 (Spring 2012)

Review: _Spotlights on Russian and Balkan Slavic Cultural History_ for _The Slavic and East European Journal_ 56.1 (Spring 2012)

Review: _Six Degrees of Celebration 2_ for KinoKultura 36 (Spring 2012)

Research Interests

Contemporary Russian Cinema

Object Oriented Ontology

Digital Media

Documentary Cinema

Russian and Soviet Culture

Representative Conference Presentations

"Object Perspective and the Films of Timur Bekmambetov" ASEEES 2012

The Sound of Fury: Music in Balabanov’s Films.” AATSEEL, Seattle. January 2012

“A Short Course in Russian Hip-Hop.” Dickinson College. October 28, 2011

“A Breath of Fresh Oxygen: Ivan Vyrypaev’s Postmodernism.” ASEEES, Washington, DC. November 2011

“The Roots of Russian Hip-Hop.” ASEEES, Los Angeles. November 2010