AATSEEL
 
 

AATSEEL 2000: Washington, DC

Conference Program


Non-Panel Events


Time: December 27, 2:00–5:00 p.m.
Event: Executive Council Meeting

Time: December 27, 3:00–9:00 p.m.
Event: Exhibitor Setup (Exhibitors Only)

Time: December 27, 4:00–8:00 p.m.
Event: Conference Registration

Time: December 27, 5:00–7:00 p.m.
Event: Program Committee Meeting

Time: December 27, 7:00–9:00 p.m.
Event: AWSS Interviewing Workshop (Open to the Public, Preregistration Not Required)

Time: December 28, 7:30 a.m.–7:00 p.m.
Event: Conference Registration

Time: December 28, 9:00 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
Event: Exhibits Open

Time: December 28, 5:00–7:00 p.m.
Event: ACTR Board Meeting

Time: December 28, 7:00–9:00 p.m.
Event: Reception for Friends of the Middlebury and Norwich Russian Schools

Time: December 28, 7:00–9:00 p.m.
Event: University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill Reception

Time: December 28, 7:30–8:30 p.m.
Event: Committee on College and Pre-College Russian (CCPCR) Meeting

Time: December 28, 9:00 p.m.
Event: AATSEEL President’s Reception and Awards Recognitions, with entertainment by the Luther College Balalaika Ensemble (Laurie Iudin-Nelson, Director)

Time: December 29, 7:30 a.m.–7:00 p.m.
Event: Conference Registration

Time: December 29, 8:00 a.m.–10:00 a.m.
Event: Slava/Olympiada Breakfast for Pre-College Teachers of Russian

Time: December 29, 9:00 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
Event: Exhibits Open

Time: December 29,10:15 a.m.–10:45 a.m.
Event: AATSEEL Business Meeting and General Session

Time: December 29, 10:45 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
Event: Vision 20/20

Time: December 29, 4:00–7:00 p.m.
Event: Indiana University Reception

Time: December 29, 5:15–6:30 p.m.
Event: ACTR General Membership Meeting

Time: December 29, 7:00–11:00 p.m.
Event: ACTR Twenty-Fifth-Anniversary Reception

Time: December 30, 7:00–10:00 a.m.
Event: Executive Council Meeting

Time: December 30, 9:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m.
Event: Exhibits Open

Time: December 30, 12:00–1:00 p.m.
Event: Program Committee Meeting

Time: December 30, 1:30–2:30 p.m.
Event: Silent Book Auction


Panels


Panel: 28A-1: Philosophy and Russian Modernism
Chair: Jane Gary Harris, University of Pittsburgh
Equipment: Overhead projector
Slot: December 28, 2000, 8:00–10:00 a.m.
Paper Title: From the “Blossoming Heart” to the “Rose of the World.” Daniil Andreev and Russian Symbolism
Author: Alexei Bogdanov, University of Colorado
Paper Title: Cvetaeva’s Ethics of Individuality: An Idiosyncratic Adaptation of Nietzsche’s Thought
Author: Ute Stock, Cambridge University
Paper Title: Shadows Cast Things: Kržižanovskij and the Epistemological Debate
Author: Karen Rosenflanz, Independent Scholar
Paper Title: The “Third Truth”: Mysticism and Theodicy in Ivan Bunin’s “The Dreams of Čang”
Author: Vicki Polansky, Indiana University

Panel: 28A-2: Samizdat and Beyond: Implications and Interpretations of the Physical Presence of the Text
Chair: Lisa Ryoko Wakamiya, University of California, Los Angeles
Equipment: Slide projector
Slot: December 28, 2000, 8:00–10:00 a.m.
Paper Title: Venedikt Erofeev’s Moskva-Petuški
Author: Tench Coxe, Columbia University
Paper Title: The Distress of the Text: Samizdat Aesthetics from Glazkov to Prigov
Author: Ann Komaromi, University of Wisconsin, Madison
Discussant: Angela Brintlinger, Ohio State University

Panel: 28A-3: Eighteenth-Century Russia
Chair: Julie A. Cassiday, Williams College
Slot: December 28, 2000, 8:00–10:00 a.m.
Paper Title: The Real Life Origin of the Comely Cook
Author: Olia Prokopenko-Garrison, Ohio State University
Paper Title: Revising the Notion of a “Secular/Religious” Rift in Mid-to-Late Eighteenth-Century Russian Culture
Author: Marcus Levitt, University of Southern California
Paper Title: The “Sentimental Metaphysics” of Catherine the Great
Author: Maria Lobytsyna, University of Sydney
Paper Title: Young Ivan Krylov and Catherine the Great: Russian Pornography and French Libertinage
Author: Vera Proskurina, Cornell University

Panel: 28A-4: Writing the Feminine: Russian and Polish Women’s Writing
Chair: Maria Hanna Makowiecka, Bronx Community College
Slot: December 28, 2000, 8:00–10:00 a.m.
Paper Title: Decoding Bella Axmadulina’s “Sozercanie stekljannogo šarika”
Author: Christine Rydel, Grand Valley State University
Paper Title: The Motif of Dance in the Poetry of Halina Poświatowska
Author: Anna Gasienica-Byrcyn, University of Illinois, Chicago
Paper Title: A Stranger in the Village
Author: Maya Peretz, Independent Translator

Panel: 28A-5: War and Peace
Chair: Sarah Pratt, University of Southern California
Slot: December 28, 2000, 8:00–10:00 a.m.
Paper Title: Affirming Determinism in Tolstoj’s War and Peace
Author: Heather Daly, Brown University
Paper Title: How Does the Seer Make Us See? The Representation of the Body in Tolstoj’s War and Peace
Author: Petre Petrov, University of Pittsburgh
Paper Title: Comic Effect as a Supportive Element of Tolstoj’s View on History in War and Peace
Author: Elena Kirilyuk Wilcox, Brown University
Paper Title: Musical Metapoesis and Metaphysics in War and Peace
Author: Gina Kovarsky, Virginia Commonwealth University

Panel: 28A-6: Technology and Language Instruction
Chair: David J. Galloway, Hobart and William Smith Colleges
Equipment: Overhead projector, Computer projector
Slot: December 28, 2000, 8:00–10:00 a.m.
Paper Title: CALL and the One-Stem System for Russian Verbs
Author: Lauren Warner, Bryn Mawr College
Paper Title: Beyond the Word: Issues in Glossing Syntax and Discourse Features in L2 Reading Texts
Author: William J. Comer, University of Kansas
Paper Title: Using Multimedia Materials in the Language Classroom: Creating a Digitized Version of “The Gentle Creature” by Dostoevskij for the Advanced Russian
Author: Julia Titus, Yale University

Panel: 28A-7: The Russian Lexicon
Chair: Yelena Belyaeva-Standen, St. Louis University
Slot: December 28, 2000, 8:00–10:00 a.m.
Paper Title: A Vocabulary List Worth Studying: Analyzing Neologisms in the Teaching of Russian Language and Culture
Author: Natalya Gronskaya, Nižnij Novgorod Linguistic University
Paper Title: Creating a Russian-English Translator’s/Interpreter’s Dictionary of Lexical Items Missing from Russian-English Dictionaries
Author: Alexander L. Burak, Moscow State University
Paper Title: Word Structure and Meaning in Teaching Russian at the Intermediate Level
Author: Alfia Rakova, Harvard University
Paper Title: Est′ li takaja čast′ reči—vvodnoe slovo?
Author: Fedor Pankov, Moscow State University

Panel: 28A-8: South Slavic and Balkan Syntax
Chair: Catherine Rudin, Wayne State College
Slot: December 28, 2000, 8:00–10:00 a.m.
Paper Title: *Došol sum and *sum dojden in Macedonian: Some Comments on the Syntax of Macedonian sum-Matrix Verb and sum-Auxiliary in Resultative Constructions
Author: Elisabeth Elliott, University of Toronto
Paper Title: An Interarboreal Analysis of Bulgarian DPs
Author: Steven Franks, Indiana University
Paper Title: Balkan Interference in the Area of Conjunctions in the Peripheral Macedonian Dialects
Author: Dejan Gegovski, Macedonian Academy of Sciences and Arts
Discussant: Wayles Browne, Cornell University

Panel: 28B-1: Changing Genres and Contexts at the End of the “Long” Eighteenth Century
Chair: Gitta Hammarberg, Macalester College
Equipment: Overhead projector
Slot: December 28, 2000, 10:15 a.m.–12:15 p.m.
Paper Title: Masonic Allegory and Russian Pre-Romanticism: The Symbolism of Sofia and Adam Kadmon in the Poetry of Semen Bobrov
Author: Marina Aptekman, Brown University
Paper Title: The Lipetsk Spa: Placing the “Caustic Šaxovskoj” in Context
Author: Julie A. Cassiday, Williams College
Paper Title: “Frivolous” Friendly Epistles? Simulation, Satire and Friendly Discourse in 1790s Russian Poetry
Author: Romy Taylor, University of Southern California

Panel: 28B-2: Literature in Exile
Chair: Leonid Livak, Davidson College
Equipment: Slide projector
Slot: December 28, 2000, 10:15 a.m.–12:15 p.m.
Paper Title: A Russian Aeneas: Exile and Citizenship in Vjačeslav Ivanov’s Roman Sonnets
Author: Judith E. Kalb, University of South Carolina
Paper Title: Along an Invisible Track: Cvetaeva’s Poetics of Exile
Author: Alyssa W. Dinega, University of Notre Dame
Paper Title: Modern Exile and Spatial Form: Nabokov’s Ada or Ardor: A Family Chronicle
Author: Anita Kondoyanidi, Indiana University of Pennsylvania
Paper Title: Andrei Makine, Gérard de Nerval, and the Language of Exile
Author: Gabriella Safran, Stanford University

Panel: 28B-3: Arcybašev’s Sanin: Hero of Our Time?
Chair: David Macey, Middlebury College
Slot: December 28, 2000, 10:15 a.m.–12:15 p.m.
Paper Title: “Pornography with Ideas”: Arcybašev’s Sanin in English Translation
Author: Michael Katz, Middlebury College
Paper Title: A Bible for an Entire Generation? Reconsidering Sanin’s Status as a Cult Novel
Author: Otto Boele, University of Groningen
Paper Title: Volodymyr Vynnyčenko’s Myron Kupčenko in the Novel Čestnist′ z soboju (1911): A Civic-Minded Sanin?
Author: Andrew Kaspryk, Independent Scholar

Panel: 28B-4: Literary Mystification and the Idea of the Author
Chair: Catharine Nepomnyashchy, Barnard College
Slot: December 28, 2000, 10:15 a.m.–12:15 p.m.
Paper Title: Personae and Personality in the Work of O. I. Senkovskij
Author: Melissa Frazier, Sarah Lawrence College
Paper Title: Družinin’s Feuilletons: A Place in the Sun for Dark Times
Author: Lawrence Mansour, United States Military Academy, West Point
Paper Title: The Part to the Whole: Nikolaj Ostrovskij’s (Non) Autobiographical Novel
Author: Lilya Kaganovsky, College of William and Mary
Paper Title: On Becoming Elena Insarova
Author: Carol Ueland, Drew University

Panel: 28B-5: Learner Differences in Language Acquisition
Chair: Thomas Garza, University of Texas, Austin
Equipment: Overhead projector
Slot: December 28, 2000, 10:15 a.m.–12:15 p.m.
Paper Title: Learning Context and Strategy Use
Author: Jennifer Bown, Ohio State University
Paper Title: Outcome-Oriented Outings: Immersion Programs for Adult FL Professionals
Author: Vera Gorokhov, Foreign Service Institute
Author: Lyubov Koyfman, Foreign Service Institute
Paper Title: Classrooms that Work: The Role of Personality in Classroom Rapport
Author: Betty Lou Leaver, Independent Scholar

Panel: 28B-6: Forum: Electronic Resources in Teaching Russian (I)
Chair: John Langran, Ruslan Russian Language Services
Equipment: VCR, Computer projector
Slot: December 28, 2000, 10:15 a.m.–12:15 p.m.
Paper Title: Ruslan 1 and 2 (CDRoms) and the Ruslan Video Moskva dlja Vas!
Author: John Langran, Ruslan Russian Language Services
Paper Title: The Crime and Punishment Web Site
Author: Julie Christensen, George Mason University

Panel: 28B-7: Conference Workshop: The ACTFL Oral Proficiency Interview: The Guidelines, the Interview, and Curricular Implications
Chair: Kira Gor, University of Maryland, College Park
Slot: December 28, 2000, 10:15 a.m.–12:15 p.m.
Participant: Kira Gor, University of Maryland, College Park
Participant: Benjamin Rifkin, University of Wisconsin, Madison

Panel: 28B-8: Linguistics and Pedagogy
Chair: Mary Elizabeth McLendon, Independent Scholar
Slot: December 28, 2000, 10:15 a.m.–12:15 p.m.
Paper Title: Rečevye obrazy Rossii, ili čemu my učim
Author: Natalja Bogdanova, Clemson University
Paper Title: The Speech Act of Requests: A Pedagogical Perspective
Author: Meghan K. Murphy-Lee, University of Kansas
Paper Title: On Teaching Pronominal-Correlative Sentences in Russian
Author: Zheng-min Dong, Washington State University

Panel: 28C-1: The Exotic in Russian Literature and Culture
Chair: Nonna Danchenko, Victoria University of Wellington
Equipment: Overhead projector
Slot: December 28, 2000, 1:00–3:00 p.m.
Paper Title: The Orient on the European Stage: Sakuntala in Russian Theatre
Author: Susmita Sundaram, Ohio State University
Paper Title: Rerix’s India: Beyond “Orientalism”
Author: Trina R. Mamoon, University of Alaska, Fairbanks
Paper Title: The Exotic Little Princesses: Constructions of Foreignness in Lidija Čarskaja and Frances Hodgson Burnett
Author: Shannon F. White, University of Michigan

Panel: 28C-2: Film Theory and Praxis: Russia and Eastern Europe
Chair: Timothy C. Harte, Harvard University
Equipment: VCR
Slot: December 28, 2000, 1:00–3:00 p.m.
Paper Title: From Objectification to Authentic Communication: Kieślowski’s Poetics of Vision
Author: Elizabeth Lee Roby, Indiana University
Paper Title: Erotikon: The Haptic in the Film of the Czech Avant-Garde
Author: Malynne Sternstein, University of Chicago
Paper Title: “Cinemizing” Fiction: Lolita the Screenplay, Lolita the Movie
Author: Julia Trubikhina, New York University

Panel: 28C-3: Acmeist Poetry and Criticism
Chair: Stuart Goldberg, University of Wisconsin, Madison
Slot: December 28, 2000, 1:00–3:00 p.m.
Paper Title: Art and the Creative Process in Gumilev’s Koster
Author: Francoise Rosset, Wheaton College
Paper Title: “Filled with Space and Time”: Time-Space (“Chronotope”) and the Thirst for Culture in the Poetry of Mandel′štam and Yeats
Author: Ian Probstein, New York
Paper Title: “Šum stixotvorstva”: Mandel′štam’s Mythology of the Creative Process
Author: Ona Renner-Fahey, Ohio State University
Paper Title: Osip Mandel′štam’s Criticism: Utopian and/or Viable
Author: Nikita Nankov, Indiana University

Panel: 28C-4: Russian Prose of the 1920s: Constructing Identities
Chair: Maxim D. Shrayer, Boston College
Equipment: Slide projector
Slot: December 28, 2000, 1:00–3:00 p.m.
Paper Title: Babel′’s Quest for Spiritual Renewal in Red Cavalry
Author: Linda Tapp, Independent Scholar
Paper Title: The Goat in the Machine of Gladkov’s Cement
Author: Christopher J. Syrnyk, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Paper Title: The ABC’s of Communism: Rebirth and Language Acquisition in Fedor Gladkov’s Cement and Evgenij Zamjatin’s We
Author: Eric Laursen, University of Utah
Paper Title: Who is “T”?: Toward a Composite Portrait of a Multiple Author
Author: Christopher J. Gilman, University of Southern California

Panel: 28C-5: Nineteenth-Century Russian Literature and Society
Chair: Lawrence Mansour, United States Military Academy, West Point
Slot: December 28, 2000, 1:00–3:00 p.m.
Paper Title: Bulgarin as the Author of an Anonymous Anti-Puškin Pamphlet, O Borise Godunove (1831)
Author: Mikhail Gronas, University of Southern California
Paper Title: Battling the Tyrant: Puškin in 1835
Author: David Herman, University of Virginia
Paper Title: The Russian Amazon: Subversive Features of an Early Nineteenth-Century Sentimental Heroine
Author: Alessandra Tosi, Cambridge University
Paper Title: His to Stake, Hers to Lose: Women’s Reactions to Male Gambling in Nineteenth-Century Russia
Author: Ian Helfant, Colgate University

Panel: 28C-6: Issues in the Acquisition of Russian
Chair: Valerie A. Pellegrino, Ohio State University
Slot: December 28, 2000, 1:00–3:00 p.m.
Paper Title: Cultural Competence Assessment Modules
Author: Zarema Kumakhova, Michigan State University
Author: David Prestel, Michigan State University
Paper Title: On Language Gain and Metalinguistic Awareness
Author: Ewa Golonka, Bryn Mawr College
Paper Title: Pronunciation Errors in Non-Native Russian: A Hierarchy of Acceptibility
Author: Mary Elizabeth McLendon, Independent Scholar
Discussant: Kira Gor, University of Maryland, College Park

Panel: 28C-7: Forum: Electronic Resources in Teaching Russian (II)
Chair: David J. Galloway, Hobart and William Smith Colleges
Equipment: Computer projector
Slot: December 28, 2000, 1:00–3:00 p.m.
Paper Title: Izbuška: An Interactive Aid to Reading Afanas′ev’s Narodnye russkie skazki
Author: David J. Galloway, Hobart and William Smith Colleges
Paper Title: Troika: Web-Based Materials
Author: Marita Nummikoski, University of Texas
Paper Title: Russian for Russians: Print and Web-Based Instructional Package for Heritage Speakers
Author: Richard Robin, George Washington University

Panel: 28C-8: Historical Linguistics: Lexis, Morphosyntax and Pragmatics
Chair: Neil Bermel, University of Sheffield
Equipment: Overhead projector
Slot: December 28, 2000, 1:00–3:00 p.m.
Paper Title: Dual Forms in Old Russian Gospel Texts of the Muscovite Period
Author: Dongsoo Jeon, Ohio State University
Paper Title: An Analysis of the Pannonian Slavic Lexicon
Author: Ron Richards, University of California, Los Angeles
Paper Title: A Diachronic Analysis of the Russian Verbal Adverb
Author: Brian Stimmler, Princeton University
Paper Title: The Pragmatics of Voice in a Late Seventeenth-Century Old Believer Text
Author: Christine Wilson, University of California, Los Angeles

Panel: 28D-1: Crime and Imprisonment
Chair: Ronald LeBlanc, University of New Hampshire
Slot: December 28, 2000, 3:15–5:15 p.m.
Paper Title: The Roots and Rhetoric of the Criminal Anti-Mind: Verxovenskij in Dostoevskij’s Besy
Author: Shoshana Milgram Knapp, Virginia Polytechnic and State University
Paper Title: Redemption or Moral Reform? Dostoevskij’s Notes from the House of the Dead and the Contemporary Discourse on Penology
Author: Anna Kaladiouk, University of California, Davis
Paper Title: Liberation or Entrapment? The Psychology of Ressentiment and Dostoevskij’s Notes from the Underground
Author: Alina Wyman, University of Chicago
Paper Title: Crime, Punishment, Resurrection: Tolstoj vs. Dostoevskij on the Criminal in Society
Author: J. Alexander Ogden, University of South Carolina
Discussant: Susan McReynolds, Northwestern University

Panel: 28D-2: Literature and the Visual Arts: Interdisciplinary Approaches
Chair: Nikita Nankov, Indiana University
Equipment: Slide projector, Overhead projector
Slot: December 28, 2000, 3:15–5:15 p.m.
Paper Title: Russian Landscape Painting and the Art of Memory in Čexov’s Stories
Author: Daria A. Kirjanov, University of Pennsylvania
Paper Title: Parts of a Whole: Visuality and Language in Aleksej Remizov’s “Peč′”
Author: Linda Shipley, University of Texas, Austin
Paper Title: The Palette of Dostoevskij’s Works and Zamjatin’s We
Author: Vera Aginsky, Iowa State University
Paper Title: Visualization of Social History and Individual Fate: Andrej Voznesenskij’s Experimentation with Words and Images
Author: Tatiana Nazarenko, University of Manitoba

Panel: 28D-3: Soviet and Russian Rock Music
Chair: Cynthia A. Ruder, University of Kentucky
Equipment: VCR, Tape player, CD player
Slot: December 28, 2000, 3:15–5:15 p.m.
Paper Title: Modern Russian Urban Pseudo-Folk
Author: Pavel Lion, Moscow State University
Paper Title: Viva the VIAs!: In Defense of Soviet Popsa
Author: Richard Robin, George Washington University
Paper Title: Russian Nationalist Rock or Back Into the Underground
Author: Mark Yoffe, George Washington University

Panel: 28D-4: North American Puškin Society
Chair: David B. Polet, University of Wisconsin, Madison
Slot: December 28, 2000, 3:15–5:15 p.m.
Paper Title: The Biographical Subtext of Puškin’s Exile from Petersburg—Or Not
Author: Igor Nemirovsky, Institut russkoj literatury (Puškinskij Dom), Russian Academy of Sciences
Paper Title: The Problem of Rhythm: Baxtin and Evgenij Onegin
Author: Annette Pein, Harvard University
Paper Title: Evgenij Onegin in the Age of Realism
Author: Boris Gasparov, Columbia University
Discussant: Olga Peters Hasty, Princeton University

Panel: 28D-5: Roundtable: The Position and Future of Adjunct Faculty in the Field
Chair: Jonathan Ludwig, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Slot: December 28, 2000, 3:15–5:15 p.m.
Participant: Serafima Gettys, Stanford University
Participant: Yelena Belyaeva-Standen, St. Louis University

Panel: 28D-6: Forum: The Russian Context: The Language behind the Culture
Chair: Eloise M. Boyle, University of Washington
Equipment: Computer projector
Slot: December 28, 2000, 3:15–5:15 p.m.
Participant: Eloise M. Boyle, University of Washington
Participant: Valentina Zaitseva, New York University
Participant: Alexander Prokhorov, University of Pittsburgh
Participant: James West, University of Washington
Participant: Lawrence Mansour, United States Military Academy, West Point

Panel: 28D-7: Discourse and Pragmatics
Chair: Alina Israeli, American University
Slot: December 28, 2000, 3:15–5:15 p.m.
Paper Title: Intimacy and Interlocutor Distance in Russian and Polish Advertising Discourse
Author: Annelie Chapman, University of California, Los Angeles
Paper Title: The Hermeneutical and Phenomenological Aspects of the “Other Speech and Thought” in Scientific Text
Author: Svetlana Malykhina, Xarkiv National University
Paper Title: Positive Negativity: Discourse and Pragmatic Subtleties of Ukrainian
Author: Alla Nedashkivska, University of Alberta
Paper Title: The Prerequisites for the Use of Proper Names for First-Mention Reference
Author: Ekaterina Schnittke, University of California, Los Angeles

Panel: 28E-1: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Cinema
Chair: J. Alexander Ogden, University of South Carolina
Equipment: VCR, Slide projector
Slot: December 28, 2000, 7:00–9:00 p.m.
Paper Title: The Malevič Misprint: An Artist’s Approach to Film
Author: Timothy C. Harte, Harvard University
Paper Title: Positioning Peasant Women as Pre-Cinematic Spectators
Author: Michele L. Lowery, University of Southern California
Paper Title: Carnival à la Russe: A Baxtinian Look at Jurij Mamin’s Okno v Pariž
Author: Lisa Di Bartolomeo, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Panel: 28E-2: Music and Context
Chair: Karen Evans-Romaine, Ohio University
Equipment: piano, Tape player, CD player
Slot: December 28, 2000, 7:00–9:00 p.m.
Paper Title: Nationality and Glinka’s Opera A Life for the Car′
Author: Jeffrey S. Eagen, Ohio State University
Paper Title: Janáček’s Immortal Beloved and Her Literary and Musical Intertexts
Author: Geoffrey Chew, University of London
Paper Title: Estrada! Towards a Philosophy of Happiness in Soviet Light Entertainment
Author: David MacFadyen, Dalhousie University

Panel: 28E-3: Russian Poetry Reading
Chair: Dmitry Bobyshev, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Slot: December 28, 2000, 7:00–9:00 p.m.
Poet: Andrej Gritsman, New Jersey
Poet: Radislav Lapushin, Chicago
Poet: Irina Mashinsky, New York
Poet: Rosina Neginsky, University of Illinois
Poet: Ian Probstein, New York
Poet: Maxim D. Shrayer, Boston College
Poet: David Shrayer-Petrov, Providence, RI
Poet: Yevgeny A. Slivkin, Grand Valley State University
Poet: Vera Zubarev, University of Pennsylvania

Panel: 28E-4: Roundtable: Summer Institute for Teachers of Slavic Languages: Techniques and Technologies
Chair: Daniela Hristova, University of Chicago
Equipment: Computer projector
Slot: December 28, 2000, 7:00–9:00 p.m.
Participant: Steven Franks, Indiana University
Participant: Daria A. Kirjanov, University of Pennsylvania
Participant: Julia Titus, Yale University

Panel: 28E-5: Historical Linguistics and Slavistics
Chair: Grant Lundberg, Brigham Young University
Slot: December 28, 2000, 7:00–9:00 p.m.
Paper Title: Stalo se to včera: Trávníček’s Dobrovský Revisited
Author: Charles Mills, Knox College
Paper Title: Ecclesiastes in Croat Glagolitic Breviaries
Author: Lyubov Osinkina, Oxford University
Paper Title: European Renaissance Conceptions about the Language of the Eastern Slavs
Author: Julia Verkholantsev, University of California, Los Angeles

Panel: 29A-1: Poetry and Poetics I
Chair: Alyssa W. Dinega, University of Notre Dame
Slot: December 29, 2000, 8:00–10:00 a.m.
Paper Title: Blok vs. Symbolism: Toward a Topography of Citation (1907–1909)
Author: Stuart Goldberg, University of Wisconsin, Madison
Paper Title: Female Impersonations: Valerij Brjusov’s Nellie
Author: Olga Peters Hasty, Princeton University
Paper Title: Joseph Brodsky Reads Iosif Brodskij: “A Part of Speech” and the Poetics of Translation
Author: Michael Wachtel, Princeton University
Paper Title: Mourning Before and After: Iskrenko, Švarc
Author: Stephanie Sandler, Amherst College

Panel: 29A-2: Russian Postmodernism
Chair: Tatiana Spektor, Iowa State University
Slot: December 29, 2000, 8:00–10:00 a.m.
Paper Title: Dialogue With a Classic: P′etsux’s Cycle Čexov Is With Us
Author: Lyudmila Parts, Columbia University
Paper Title: Viktor Pelevin and the Evolution of Anti-Utopian Literature in the Post-Soviet Era
Author: Lisa Ryoko Wakamiya, University of California, Los Angeles
Paper Title: Intertext as Invitation to the Game (Valerij Zalotuxa, The Great Campaign for the Liberation of India)
Author: Marina Kanevskaya, University of Montana
Paper Title: The “Soviet Unconscious”: A Case Study in Russian Postmodernist Writing
Author: Gerald McCausland, University of Pittsburgh

Panel: 29A-3: Place and Space in Russian/Soviet Literature
Chair: Angela Brintlinger, Ohio State University
Slot: December 29, 2000, 8:00–10:00 a.m.
Paper Title: Remapping Arcadia: “Pastoral Space” in Nineteenth-Century Russian Prose
Author: Rachel S. Platonov, Harvard University
Paper Title: The Ocean, Sky, and Private Gusev: The Philosophy of Space in Čexov
Author: Radislav Lapushin, Chicago
Paper Title: Uncharted Waters: The Cultural Geography of the Belomor Canal
Author: Cynthia A. Ruder, University of Kentucky
Paper Title: Building a New World: Architectural Metaphors in Andrej Platonov
Author: Mary Nicholas, Lehigh University

Panel: 29A-4: International Vladimir Nabokov Society
Chair: D. Barton Johnson, University of California, Santa Barbara
Slot: December 29, 2000, 8:00–10:00 a.m.
Paper Title: Nabokov’s Scientists in The Gift
Author: Stephen Blackwell, University of Tennessee
Paper Title: Vladimir Nabokov’s Apprenticeship in André Gide’s “Science of Illumination”: From The Counterfeiters to The Gift
Author: Leonid Livak, Davidson College
Paper Title: Nabokov’s Otherworldly Mermaid: “Spring in Fialta”
Author: Elena Rakhimova Sommers, University of Rochester
Paper Title: Planes of Reality in Nabokov’s Pnin
Author: Natalia Lechtchenko, Brown University

Panel: 29A-5: Roundtable: Language Study in Programs Abroad
Chair: Benjamin Rifkin, University of Wisconsin, Madison
Equipment: Overhead projector
Slot: December 29, 2000, 8:00–10:00 a.m.
Participant: Lynne deBenedette, Brown University
Participant: Graham Hettlinger, ACTR
Participant: Frank J. Miller, Columbia University
Participant: David Macey, Middlebury College

Panel: 29A-6: Forum: Materials for Intermediate- and Advanced-Level Russian
Chair: William J. Comer, University of Kansas
Equipment: Tape player; Overhead projector; VCR
Slot: December 29, 2000, 8:00–10:00 a.m.
Paper Title: Let’s Talk about Life
Author: Emily Tall, State University of New York, Buffalo
Paper Title: Aspects of the Russian Verb and Getting Your Russian Sounds Right!
Author: Elena S. Hansen, St. Ambrose University
Paper Title: Working with Video Course V Moskvu? V Moskvu!
Author: Natalya M. Bogoslavskaya, University of Leeds
Paper Title: V Rossiju s ljubov′ju
Author: Marina Anikina, Moscow State University of International Relations

Panel: 29A-7: The Slavic Verb
Chair: Gunter Schaarschmidt, University of Victoria
Slot: December 29, 2000, 8:00–10:00 a.m.
Paper Title: On the Function of the Infinitive and the Expression of the Grammatical Subject in [Pacc/Pdat] + Finite Verb + Infinitive Constructions (With Evidence from Russian)
Author: Dagmar Divjak, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven
Paper Title: K idee sozdanija ideografičeskogo slovarja modifikacij russkix glagolov
Author: Irina Ivliyeva, University of Missouri, Rolla
Paper Title: Iterativity and Contemporary Aspect Selection in Upper Sorbian
Author: Gary H. Toops, Wichita State University
Paper Title: A Semantic Analysis of the Slavic Future Perfect
Author: Marika L. Whaley, Ohio State University

Panel: 29B-1: Vision 20/20
Chair: Frank J. Miller, Columbia University
Slot: December 29, 2000, 10:45 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
Participant: J. David Edwards, JNCL/NCLIS

Panel: 29C-1: Childhood and Children’s Literature in Russia
Chair: Janneke van de Stadt, University of Wisconsin, Madison
Slot: December 29, 2000, 1:00–3:00 p.m.
Paper Title: Russian Girl Power: Female Heroines in Pre- and Post-Revolutionary Magazines
Author: Lora Wheeler, University of Southern California
Paper Title: The Nature of Narration and Didactic Discourse in Zoščenko’s “Lelja i Min′ka” Cycle
Author: David Vernikov, University of Wisconsin, Madison
Paper Title: Animism and the Psychology of Childhood in Andrej Platonov’s “Džan”
Author: Michelle S. Kelly, University of California, Los Angeles

Panel: 29C-2: North American Dostoevskij Society
Chair: Gary Rosenshield, University of Wisconsin, Madison
Slot: December 29, 2000, 1:00–3:00 p.m.
Paper Title: Shame and Punishment
Author: Deborah Martinsen, Columbia University
Paper Title: Vico’s Concept of Knowledge as an Underpinning of Dostoevskij’s Aesthetic Historicism
Author: Nina Perlina, Indiana University
Paper Title: The Mothers Karamazov
Author: Carol Flath, Duke University
Discussant: Caryl Emerson, Princeton University

Panel: 29C-3: Maksim Gor′kij in the 1920s
Chair: Jason Merrill, Drew University
Slot: December 29, 2000, 1:00–3:00 p.m.
Paper Title: Once Upon the River Oka-Amur: Maksim Gor′kij and Andrei Makine
Author: Ruth Rischin, San Francisco
Paper Title: “Two Souls”: Čukovskij and Gor′kij
Author: Barry P. Scherr, Dartmouth College
Discussant: Richard Sheldon, Dartmouth College

Panel: 29C-4: Czech Literature in Transition (North American Association of Teachers of Czech)
Chair: Malynne Sternstein, University of Chicago
Equipment: Computer projector
Slot: December 29, 2000, 1:00–3:00 p.m.
Paper Title: The Unbearable Lightness of Laughter
Author: Anna L. Kleshelskaya, Dartmouth College
Paper Title: Exploding Realities: Jáchym Topol’s Use of Language in Sestra
Author: Karin Beck, Columbia University
Paper Title: Translating Literature of the Transition: Jáchym Topol’s Sestra and Alex Zucker’s City, Sister, Silver
Author: Yvonne Howell, University of Richmond
Paper Title: Geography of the State and Geography of the Self: Czechoslovak Travel Notes from the Soviet Union
Author: David Lightfoot, University of Toronto

Panel: 29C-5: Film in the Language Classroom
Chair: Emily Tall, State University of New York, Buffalo
Equipment: VCR
Slot: December 29, 2000, 1:00–3:00 p.m.
Paper Title: Russian Animated Films for the Russian College Curriculum
Author: Bella Ginzbursky-Blum, College of William and Mary
Paper Title: A Course of Russian Military History through Movies as a Means of Linguistic Competence Growth, Background Knowledge Enlargement, and Increase of Learning Incentive
Author: Yelena Vasyanin, Moscow State Linguistic University
Discussant: Eloise M. Boyle, University of Washington

Panel: 29C-6: Roundtable: New Visions in Foreign Language Education
Chair: Jane W. Shuffelton, Brighton High School
Slot: December 29, 2000, 1:00–3:00 p.m.
Participant: Peter Merrill, Phillips Academy
Participant: Jim Sweigert, University of Northern Iowa

Panel: 29C-7: Sociolinguistics
Chair: Jane Hacking, University of Utah
Equipment: Overhead projector
Slot: December 29, 2000, 1:00–3:00 p.m.
Paper Title: “Imam Canadian Friends.” The Use of English-Serbocroatian Code-Switching by Bosnian and Croatian Communities in Canada
Author: Mirna Emeršić, University of Alberta
Paper Title: The Sociolinguistics of the Cemetery: Using Gravestones as a Source for Sociolinguistic Data (On the Basis of Three Russian Old Believer Communities in Poland and the Eastern United States)
Author: Jeffrey Holdeman, Ohio State University
Paper Title: Attitudinal Factors Influencing Language Choice among Qazaqstani College Students
Author: William Rivers, University of Maryland
Paper Title: Russian College Slang Today
Author: Artemi Romanov, University of Colorado, Boulder

Panel: 29D-1: North American Tolstoj Society
Chair: Andrew B. Wachtel, Northwestern University
Slot: December 29, 2000, 3:15–5:15 p.m.
Paper Title: Gender and the Meaning of Money in Lev Tolstoj’s The Power of Darkness
Author: Lida Oukaderova, University of Texas, Austin
Paper Title: Narrative Art in Dramatic Form: The Plays of L. N. Tolstoj
Author: Karla Cruise, College of St. Mary’s
Paper Title: Exiles to the Family in Tolstoj’s Resurrection
Author: Anne Hruska, University of California, Berkeley

Panel: 29D-2: Elective Affinities
Chair: Judith E. Kalb, University of South Carolina
Slot: December 29, 2000, 3:15–5:15 p.m.
Paper Title: “What is to be done?”: L. Andreev’s Anfisa in the Context of Čexov’s Three Sisters
Author: Alice Harris, University of Wisconsin, Madison
Paper Title: Cultural Dialogs Across Continents and Time: Adaptations of Chinese Verse by Judith Gautier and Nikolaj Gumilev
Author: Maria Rubins, Rice University
Paper Title: Conrad and Dostoevskij on the Origin of Russian Communism
Author: Ludmilla Voitkovska, University of Saskatchewan
Paper Title: Saša Sokolov’s School for Fools and Dante’s Vita Nuova
Author: Ludmilla Litus, Michigan State University

Panel: 29D-3: Russian Prose of the 1920s: Physical Landscapes
Chair: Kevin Moss, Middlebury College
Slot: December 29, 2000, 3:15–5:15 p.m.
Paper Title: Writing, the Body, and Prostitution: The Case of Babel′’s “My First Fee”
Author: Janneke van de Stadt, University of Wisconsin, Madison
Paper Title: What is Boiling in a Retort? The Fatal Eggs and A Heart of A Dog as Laboratory Experiments
Author: Elena Mikhailik, University of New South Wales
Paper Title: Soccer and the Hermeneutics of Play in Oleša’s Zavist′
Author: David B. Polet, University of Wisconsin, Madison

Panel: 29D-4: Studies in Russian Futurism
Chair: Olga Peters Hasty, Princeton University
Slot: December 29, 2000, 3:15–5:15 p.m.
Paper Title: A Quiet Voice of Futurism: the Poetry of Grigorij Petnikov
Author: Karen Evans-Romaine, Ohio University
Paper Title: Pasternak’s “Zamestitel′nica”
Author: Ivana Vuletic, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Paper Title: Futurism Revisited
Author: Nicholas Rzhevsky, State University of New York, Stony Brook
Discussant: Mark Konecny, University of Southern California

Panel: 29D-5: Language Programs: Challenges, Curriculum, and Staffing
Chair: Betty Lou Leaver, Independent Scholar
Equipment: Overhead projector; Computer projector
Slot: December 29, 2000, 3:15–5:15 p.m.
Paper Title: Making the Grade: Perceptions of “The Good Foreign Language GTA”
Author: Valerie A. Pellegrino, Ohio State University
Paper Title: Learning Outcomes for Russian: A Comparison of Academic-Year and Summer Immersion Instruction
Author: Benjamin Rifkin, University of Wisconsin, Madison
Paper Title: Increasing Student Success with In-Class Placement Testing
Author: Donald K. Jarvis, Brigham Young University
Discussant: Masako Ueda Fidler, Brown University

Panel: 29D-6: Roundtable on the Future of Slavic Linguistics: Life Beyond the Slavic Department (AATSEEL Ad Hoc Linguistics Committee)
Chair: Cynthia M. Vakareliyska, University of Oregon
Slot: December 29, 2000, 3:15–5:15 p.m.
Participant: Leonard Babby, Princeton University
Participant: Laura Janda, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Participant: Christina Bethin, State University of New York, Stony Brook

Panel: 29D-7: Luther College Balalaika Ensemble
Chair: Laurie Iudin-Nelson, Luther College
Equipment: stand microphones, amplifier, speakers
Slot: December 29, 2000, 3:15–5:15 p.m.

Panel: 29E-1: Early Slavic Literature
Chair: Andreas Johns, University of Washington
Slot: December 29, 2000, 7:00–9:00 p.m.
Paper Title: Text and Context: The “Mobility” of Slavic Medieval Works
Author: Tania Ivanova, Ohio State University
Paper Title: Folly Without Holiness: Ivan the Terrible and the Paradigm of Holy Foolishness
Author: Svitlana Kobets, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Paper Title: Stefan Zyzanyj and the Introduction of the “Papal Antichrist” in Ruthenian Orthodox Polemical Literature
Author: Michael Pesenson, Trinity College
Discussant: Francis Butler, Northern Illinois University

Panel: 29E-2: Anna Karenina
Chair: Mark Konecny, University of Southern California
Slot: December 29, 2000, 7:00–9:00 p.m.
Paper Title: The Case of Kiti Ščerbatskaja: Lev Tolstoj and the Love-Sickness Tradition
Author: Valeria Sobol, Columbia University
Paper Title: The Idea of the Family in Tolstoj’s Anna Karenina: The Moral Hierarchy of Families
Author: Olga Karpushina, University of Pittsburgh
Paper Title: The Spell of Causality: Theories of Consciousness in Tolstoj’s Anna Karenina and Kant’s Critique of Pure Reason
Author: Steven Mannos, University of Chicago
Discussant: Gina Kovarsky, Virginia Commonwealth University

Panel: 29E-3: Phonology and Prosody
Chair: Frank Y. Gladney, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Equipment: Overhead projector
Slot: December 29, 2000, 7:00–9:00 p.m.
Paper Title: Prosodic Movement in Slavic
Author: Olga Arnaudova, University of Ottawa
Paper Title: Constraints on Quantity in Czech
Author: Christina Bethin, State University of New York, Stony Brook
Paper Title: Articulatory and Perceptual Factors in Typology of Contrastive Palatalization
Author: Alexei Kochetov, University of Toronto
Paper Title: Czech Quantity: Proto-Slavic Accentology
Author: Mark Pisaro, University of Chicago

Panel: 29E-4: Myth in Literature
Chair: Tatyana Buzina, Yale University
Slot: December 29, 2000, 7:00–9:00 p.m.
Paper Title: Myth in Čexov’s Plays: Isomorphisms and Deviations
Author: Vera Zubarev, University of Pennsylvania
Paper Title: Passion and Death: Gandel′sman’s “Medea” Cycle
Author: Natalie Smith, University of Texas, Austin
Paper Title: The Prisoner of the Caucasus: Nearly Two Centuries of Literary Succession
Author: Nonna Danchenko, Victoria University of Wellington

Panel: 29E-5: Petersburg Texts, Petersburg Culture
Chair: Ilya Vinitsky, University of Pittsburgh
Slot: December 29, 2000, 7:00–9:00 p.m.
Paper Title: Ešče raz k voprosu o genezise “peterburgskogo teksta”: Ledjanoj dom Lažečnikova i peterburgskij kanon
Author: Dan Ungurianu, Vassar College
Paper Title: Mediation of Place: The Stranger in Gogol′’s “Portrait”
Author: Kristin Peterson, Ohio State University
Paper Title: In Search of the Petersburg Theme
Author: Jennifer J. Day, Indiana University
Paper Title: The Wanderlust of a Clerk: Pretenderism in Gogol′’s “Diary of a Madman”
Author: Jonathan Stone, University of California, Berkeley
Discussant: Ekaterina Yudina, University of California, Riverside

Panel: 29E-6: Integrating Cultural Studies into the Russian Language Classroom
Chair: Yvonne Howell, University of Richmond
Slot: December 29, 2000, 7:00–9:00 p.m.
Paper Title: Real Life, Real News: Radio and Print Media Via the Internet as Resources in the Language Classroom
Author: Kathleen Ahern, University of North Carolina, Greensboro
Paper Title: Developing Oral Communication Skills in Advanced Russian
Author: Irene Walter, St. Olaf College
Paper Title: Folktales in the Russian Language Classroom
Author: Elena Kornienko, McGill University
Discussant: David J. Galloway, Hobart and William Smith Colleges

Panel: 30A-1: The Idiot
Chair: Robin Feuer Miller, Brandeis University
Slot: December 30, 2000, 8:00–10:00 a.m.
Paper Title: Myškin’s Confessional Discourse
Author: Mirande Bissell, Princeton University
Paper Title: A Drastic Cure: Prince Myškin as a Castrated Figure
Author: B. Rufus Johnson, University of Wisconsin, Madison
Paper Title: Iconography in Dostoevskij’s Idiot
Author: Kerry Sabbag, Brown University
Discussant: Katherine Tiernan O’Connor, Boston University

Panel: 30A-2: New Readings of Puškin in Dialogue
Chair: Megan Dixon, Principia College
Slot: December 30, 2000, 8:00–10:00 a.m.
Paper Title: A Feast in the Time of Plague in the Light of the Demonic in Puškin
Author: Felix Raskolnikov, Michigan State University
Paper Title: Was the Poor Knight Covetous and Was the Covetous Knight Poor?
Author: Yevgeny A. Slivkin, Grand Valley State University
Paper Title: Puškin and the Koran
Author: John Henriksen, American University in Cairo
Paper Title: Pleasures of the Plague: Puškin and Camus
Author: Sofya Khagi, Brown University

Panel: 30A-3: Biography and Autobiography in Russian Literature
Chair: Jennifer Ryan Tishler, Dartmouth College
Slot: December 30, 2000, 8:00–10:00 a.m.
Paper Title: Karolina Pavlova’s Reminiscences and the Issue of Poetic Identity
Author: Donald Loewen, University of Wisconsin, Madison
Paper Title: Spinning Stanislavskij: The 1952 Introduction to My Life in Art
Author: Maude F. Meisel, Pace University
Paper Title: Innovations to the Pseudo-Autobiographical Tradition in Jurij Trifonov’s The House on the Embankment
Author: Juliette Petion, College of the Holy Cross

Panel: 30A-4: The Philosophical Dimension of Russian Literature
Chair: James West, University of Washington
Slot: December 30, 2000, 8:00–10:00 a.m.
Paper Title: The Crime and Punishment of Theory: A Study of Universality in the Novel
Author: Ilya Kliger, Yale University
Paper Title: Dostoevskij and Schelling’s Philosophy of Freedom
Author: Tatyana Buzina, Yale University
Paper Title: The Unified State and the Unified Mind: Social and Moral Utopia in Zamjatin’s My and Plato’s Republic
Author: Sara Stefani, Yale University
Paper Title: Eternal Return on Russian Soil
Author: Elizabeth Sheynzon, Northwestern University

Panel: 30A-5: Issues in Teaching Russian: Research, Theory, and Practice
Chair: Marita Nummikoski, University of Texas
Equipment: Overhead projector
Slot: December 30, 2000, 8:00–10:00 a.m.
Paper Title: Substantiation—Contents—Form: On Writing a New Textbook of a New Generation
Author: Marina Anikina, Moscow State University of International Relations
Paper Title: A Good Metaphor is a Dead Metaphor: A Classroom Perspective
Author: Igor Pustovoit, Hofstra University
Paper Title: Implications of One Analogy: Lev Vygotskij on Foreign Language Teaching and Learning
Author: Serafima Gettys, Stanford University

Panel: 30A-6: Forum: New Russian Stage II: Live from Moscow! and Russian Grammar
Chair: Cynthia Martin, University of Maryland
Equipment: VCR
Slot: December 30, 2000, 8:00–10:00 a.m.
Participant: Cynthia Martin, University of Maryland
Participant: Andrei Zaitsev, University of Maryland
Participant: Irina Dolgova, Yale University
Participant: James Levine, George Mason University

Panel: 30A-7: Slavic Syntax
Chair: John F. Bailyn, State University of New York, Stony Brook
Slot: December 30, 2000, 8:00–10:00 a.m.
Paper Title: Assymetry in Slavic NPS: Deriving Focus from Ordered Set of Functions
Author: Olga Arnaudova, University of Ottawa
Author: Alena Soschen, University of Ottawa
Paper Title: Dlja kogo vs. komu: A Preliminary Investigation
Author: Susan Bauckus, University of California, Los Angeles
Paper Title: The Role of Polysemy and Suppletion in the Renewal and Development of BE and HAVE Constructions
Author: Steven J. Clancy, University of Chicago
Paper Title: Superlatives and the Grammaticalization of Czech ten
Author: Susan C. Kresin, University of California, Los Angeles

Panel: 30B-1: Recent Russian Writing
Chair: Helena Goscilo, University of Pittsburgh
Slot: December 30, 2000, 10:15 a.m.–12:15 p.m.
Paper Title: Ženščiny-poèty kromki veka: Inna Bogačinskaja, Vera Zubareva
Author: Viktor Finkel, Independent Scholar
Paper Title: Flight to Idyll: Ljudmila Petruševskaja’s Countryside in Her Late Prose
Author: Juras T. Ryfa, George Washington University
Paper Title: Skazka Out of Context: Petruševskaja’s Defamiliarization of the Fairy Tale
Author: Jenne Powers, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Paper Title: The Poetics of the Interval: Modes of Mediation, Disjuncture, and Connection in the Work of Vladimir Makanin
Author: John Kachur, University of Pittsburgh

Panel: 30B-2: Poetry and Poetics II
Chair: Michael Wachtel, Princeton University
Slot: December 30, 2000, 10:15 a.m.–12:15 p.m.
Paper Title: Vladislav Xodasevič’s Putem zerna and the Russian Modernist Poetic Cycle
Author: Sarah Clovis, Princeton University
Paper Title: Rhythm, Meaning, and Interpretation in Brodskij’s Iambic Verse
Author: Nila Friedberg, University of Toronto
Paper Title: Poètika I. Brodskogo kak al′ternativa postmodernistskomu mirovozzreniju
Author: Lioudmila Fedorova, Independent Scholar
Paper Title: Concrete Poetry in Russia: Vsevolod Nekrasov, a Pioneer of the Trend
Author: Irene Kolchinsky, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

Panel: 30B-3: Issues in Polish Literature: Poland and the “Other”
Chair: Andrzej Karcz, University of Kansas
Slot: December 30, 2000, 10:15 a.m.–12:15 p.m.
Paper Title: The Myth of the Caucasian “Savage” in Russian and Polish Literatures of 1830–1840
Author: Yulia Morozova, University of California, Los Angeles
Paper Title: Tracing the Waters to the Source: Allusions to Deržavin in Dziady and The Bronze Horseman
Author: Clint Walker, University of Wisconsin, Madison
Paper Title: Intricate Tasks: Language and Intentio in the Writings of I. L. Peretz
Author: Sheila Skaff, University of Michigan
Paper Title: Matki Polski nie ma: A Lacanian Reading of Natasza Goerke’s Księga Pasztetów
Author: Anke Ziolkowska, University of Wisconsin, Madison

Panel: 30B-4: Literature and History
Chair: Dan Ungurianu, Vassar College
Slot: December 30, 2000, 10:15 a.m.–12:15 p.m.
Paper Title: Enemies and Heroes in Kosovo Songs and “Zadonščina”
Author: Minjin Hashbat, University of Michigan
Paper Title: Karamzin and Russia’s Entry into History
Author: Katya Hokanson, University of Oregon
Paper Title: Cultural Metanarratives in Unižennye i oskorblennye: Russian Literary Tradition as Historical Consciousness in Fedor Dostoevskij’s Search for the Russian Spirit
Author: Elizabeth Blake, Ohio State University
Paper Title: Georgij Vladimov and the Perestrojka Historical Imagination: Echoes of a Different Past
Author: Amy Isaac Obrist, University of Southern California

Panel: 30B-5: Roundtable: Intensive Summer Language Programs
Chair: Lynne deBenedette, Brown University
Slot: December 30, 2000, 10:15 a.m.–12:15 p.m.
Participant: Ilya Vinitsky, University of Pittsburgh
Participant: Maria Shardakova, Russian Language Institute at Bryn Mawr College
Participant: Donna Oliver, Beloit College
Participant: Jerzy Kolodziej, Indiana University
Participant: Benjamin Rifkin, University of Wisconsin, Madison (Middlebury Russian School)
Participant: Natalie Lovick, Monterey Institute of International Studies

Panel: 30B-6: Forum: Student-Made Videos Based on Nachalo
Chair: Gerard L. Ervin, Ohio State Univesrity (Emeritus)
Equipment: VCR, Overhead projector
Slot: December 30, 2000, 10:15 a.m.–12:15 p.m.
Participant: Melissa Frazier, Sarah Lawrence College
Participant: Arlene Forman, Oberlin College
Participant: Donald K. Jarvis, Brigham Young University
Participant: Larry McLellan, University of California, Santa Barbara

Panel: 30B-7: Slavic Case
Chair: Alla Nedashkivska, University of Alberta
Slot: December 30, 2000, 10:15 a.m.–12:15 p.m.
Paper Title: DLIpl of Non-Feminine Nouns in two West Ukrainian (Transcarpathian) Dialects
Author: Elena Boudovskaia, University of California, Los Angeles
Paper Title: The Rise of the Genitive-Accusative and Genitive of Possession in Old East Slavic: A New Interpretation
Author: Elena Bratishenko, University of Calgary
Paper Title: Border Zones in the Russian Case System
Author: Laura Janda, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Panel: 30C-1: The Latest Literary Trends in Post-Soviet Russia
Chair: Juras T. Ryfa, George Washington University
Equipment: Overhead projector
Slot: December 30, 2000, 1:00–3:00 p.m.
Paper Title: A Post-Soviet Positive Hero? An Analysis of Saša Pankratov in Anatolij Rybakov’s Deti Arbata Novels
Author: Lisa Taylor, University of Georgia
Paper Title: Pelevin’s Allusions to Blok in “Crystal World”
Author: Tatiana Spektor, Iowa State University
Paper Title: Old Wine in New Skins or New Wine in Old Skins? Conundrums of Vjačeslav P′etsux’s Theology
Author: Mark Swift, University of Auckland, New Zealand
Paper Title: On Some Tendencies of Development of Russian Prose in the End of the Twentieth Century
Author: Ludmila Szewczenko, University of Kielce, Poland

Panel: 30C-2: Baxtin
Chair: Anke Ziolkowska, University of Wisconsin, Madison
Slot: December 30, 2000, 1:00–3:00 p.m.
Paper Title: Reshaping Baxtinian Chronotope
Author: Suk-Young Kim, University of Illinois, Chicago
Paper Title: Marina Cvetaeva’s Construction of Childhood in Time and Space
Author: Dominique Gore, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Paper Title: Baxtinian Elements in Andrzej Wajda’s Dramatic Adaptation of The Devils
Author: Alexander Burry, Northwestern University

Panel: 30C-3: Bearing Witness: Russian Literature and Historical Testimony
Chair: Eric Laursen, University of Utah
Slot: December 30, 2000, 1:00–3:00 p.m.
Paper Title: Galloping Cavalrymen and Porcelain Shepherds: A Portrait of the Soviet Society in Vasilij Grossman’s Fiction of 1937–1940
Author: Elena Monastireva-Ansdell, Oberlin College
Paper Title: Textual Analysis of Axmatova’s “Requiem” and Čukovskaja’s Sof′ja Petrovna
Author: Jennifer Ryan Tishler, Dartmouth College
Paper Title: Cracks in the Wall of Testimony: Polemical Allusions in Russian Prison Literature
Author: David J. Galloway, Hobart and William Smith Colleges

Panel: 30C-4: Heritage Speakers in the Language Classroom
Chair: Olga Kagan, University of California, Los Angeles
Slot: December 30, 2000, 1:00–3:00 p.m.
Paper Title: Language Standards and the Written Russian of Heritage-Speaker Students
Author: Neil Bermel, University of Sheffield
Paper Title: The Heritage Speaker: Developing Writing Skills
Author: Joan Chevalier, Brandeis University
Paper Title: Accommodating Native Speakers in the Intermediate Russian Class
Author: Nellie Belin, University of Akron

Panel: 30C-5: Slavic Contact Linguistics
Chair: Keith Goeringer, Raytheon, RTSC
Equipment: Overhead projector
Slot: December 30, 2000, 1:00–3:00 p.m.
Paper Title: Turkisms in Bosnian Literature after 1992
Author: Masha Belyavski-Frank, DePauw University
Paper Title: Speculations on the Identity of the South Slavic ā-stem gen. sg. Desinence -ę
Author: Marc L. Greenberg, University of Kansas
Paper Title: Aspects of a Typology of Contact-Induced Change in Sorbian and German Dialects
Author: Gunter Schaarschmidt, University of Victoria
Paper Title: Getting to the Heart of Anger Among The Slavs and The Baltic Finns: A Case for a Contact-Induced Innovation
Author: James Weller, Ohio State University