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Preliminary Program

AATSEEL 2002

New York


NON-PANEL EVENTS

December 27

3:00 - 9:00 pm: Exhibitor Set-Up (Exhibitors Only)
5:00 - 7:00 pm: Conference Registration
5:00 - 7:00 pm: Program Committee Meeting
7:00 - 10:00 pm: Executive Council Meeting

December 28

7:30 am - 7:00 pm: Conference Registration
9:00 am - 4:30 pm: Exhibits Open
10:15 am - 12:15 pm: SEEJ Board Meetin
5:00 - 7:00 pm: ACTR Board Meeting
7:00 - 8:30 pm: Committee on College and Pre-College Russian (CCPCR) Meeting
9:00 pm: AATSEEL President's Reception and Awards Recognitions

December 29

7:30 am - 5:00pm: Conference Registration
8:00 am - 10:00 am: Slava/Olympiada Breakfast for Pre-College Teachers of Russian
9:00 am - 4:30 pm: Exhibits Open
10:00 am - 12:00 pm: Advisory Board Meeting, ACTR/College Board High School to College Articulation Project
10:15 - 10:45 am: AATSEEL Business Meeting and General Session
4:00 - 6:00 pm: Friends and Alumni of Indiana University Reception
5:15 - 6:30 pm: ACTR General Membership Meeting

December 30

7:00 - 10:00 am: Executive Council Meeting
9:00 am - 12:00 pm: Exhibits Open
12:00 - 1:00 pm: Program Committee Meeting
12:30 pm: Silent Book Auction Pick-Up/Claim Time


PANELS


December 28, 8:00 am - 10:00 am

Pre-Conference Workshop: Skills and Standards of the Profession

Panel 28A-1: The Job Application Portfolio
Panelist: Joan Chevalier, Brandeis University
Panelist: David Danaher, University of Wisconsin, Madison
Panelist: Judith Deutsch Kornblatt, University of Wisconsin, Madison
Panelist: Harlow L. Robinson, Northeastern University
Panelist: James Sweigert, University of Northern Iowa

Panel 28A-2: Interviewing (from both perspectives)
Panelist: Sibelan Forrester, Swarthmore College
Panelist: Betty Lou Leaver, San Diego State University
Panelist: Frank J. Miller, Columbia University
Panelist: Sarah Pratt, University of Southern California

Panel 28A-3: Getting Your Work Accepted (abstracts and peer review)
Panelist: Adele Barker, University of Arizona
Panelist: David Birnbaum, University of Pittsburgh
Panelist: Caryl Emerson, Princeton University
Panelist: Karen Evans-Romaine, Ohio University
Panelist: Jane Hacking, University of Utah

Panel 28A-4: Grantsmanship
Panelist: Richard Brecht, National Foreign Language Center, University of Maryland
Panelist: Maria Carlson, University of Kansas
Panelist: Dan Davidson, American Councils for International Education
Panelist: Masako Fidler, Brown University
Panelist: Hilde Hoogenboom, Macalester College

Panel 28A-5: Getting Promoted (how to survive through tenure)
Panelist: Beth Holmgren, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Panelist: Mary Nicholas, Lehigh University
Panelist: Cynthia A. Ruder, University of Kentucky
Panelist: Charles Townsend, Princeton University
Panelist: Carol Ueland, Drew University


December 28, 10:15 am - 12:15 pm

Panel 28B-1: Eighteenth-Century Russian Literature and Culture
Chair: Marcus Levitt, University of Southern California

Title: From Emotionalist to Sentimentalist: The Transforming Narrative Voice in Karamzin's Pis'ma Russkogo puteshestvennika
Author: John F. Isham, Columbia University

Title: "Who Am I?" Identity Formation in the Autobiographies of Gavrila Derzhavin
Author: Donald Loewen, Binghamton University

Title: Zagovory v rukopisnoj tradicii Rossii XVIII veka
Author: A. L. Toporkov, Institute of World Literature, Russian Academy of Sciences

Panel 28B-2: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Tolstoj
Chair: George Gutsche, University of Arizona

Title: Self-Consciousness in Tolstoj's Early Writings
Author: Brett Cooke, Texas A&M University

Title: Does God Exist? Quasi-Theology and Mood Swings in Tolstoj's Confession
Author: Daniel Rancour-Laferriere, University of California, Davis

Title: Tolstoyan Aesthetics: "The Taming of the Muse: Tolstoj's Sometimes Antagonistic Attempts to Bend Music to His Will"
Author: John Pendergast, Captain, United States Military Academy, West Point

Title: Accidental Art: Tolstoj's Practical Poetics of Unintentionality
Author: Michael A. Denner, Stetson University

Discussant: Galina Alexeeva, Tolstoj Museum, Jasnaja Poljana

Panel 28B-3: Literary Cults and the Myth of the Poet
Chair: Catherine O'Neil, University of Denver

Title: Canonic Links and Virtual Sequels in the Life-Texts of Russian Writers
Author: Rolf Hellebust , University of Calgary

Title: Proteus Bound and Unbound: Hybrid Chronotopes and the 1937 Pushkin Jubilee
Author: Jonathan Brooks Platt, Columbia University

Title: Critical Approaches to Pushkin and the Future of Russian Culture, Paris, 1937
Author: Angela Brintlinger, Ohio State University

Title: Black Like Him: Pushkin References in James Patterson's 1993 Poetry
Author: Romy Taylor, University of Southern California

Panel 28B-4: Roundtable: Translating Czech Literature
Chair: Neil Bermel, University of Sheffield
Equipment: OP

Panelists: Craig Cravens, University of Texas at Austin
Michael Heim, University of California, Los Angeles
Yvonne Howell, University of Richmond
Robert Wechsler, Catbird Press

Panel 28B-5: Babel' and Olesha
Chair: J. Frank Goodwin, University of Florida

Title: Pan Pisar': Writer as Clerk in Babel''s Borderlands
Author: Elif Batuman, Stanford University

Title: Reconcilable Differences: A Closer Look at Babel''s Odessa
Author: Janneke van de Stadt, Williams College

Title: Ethics and Aesthetics in Isaak Babel''s Red Cavalry: A View though Theodor Adorno's "Commitment"
Author: Dunja Popovic, Princeton University

Panel 28B-6: Phonetics and Phonology
Chair: Keith Langston, University of Georgia
Equipment: CD/cassette player

Title: A Phonetic Analysis of Liquid Metathesis in Bulgarian
Author: Brian E. Felt, Emory University

Title: Cz-(e)k/ka at the Phonology-Morphology Interface
Author: Christina Bethin, State University of New York at Stony Brook

Title: The Question of Lemko Ethnic Identity - A Phonetic Case Study
Author: Geoffrey Schwartz, Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznan, Poland

Title: A Report on Dialectological Fieldwork in Northwestern Croatia: The Croatian-Slovene Dialect Continuum
Author: Grant Lundberg, Brigham Young University

Panel 28B-7: Teaching Heritage Speakers of Russian (I)
Chair: Olga Kagan, University of California, Los Angeles
Equipment: CP

Title: Attitudes and Motivation of Russian Heritage Learners
Author: Anna Geisherik, State University of New York at Stony Brook

Title: Heritage vs. Non-Heritage Learners: A Survey of Russian Language Teachers
Authors: Olga Kagan, Susan Bauckus, Greg Kamei, University of California, Los Angeles

Title: Language Production Activities for Heritage Speaker Students of Russian
Author: Alina Gulak, Long Island University

Panel 28B-8: Film, Culture and Models of Language Instruction
Chair: Alla Akishina, Rutgers University
Equipment: VCR

Title: "America through Russian Eyes": Using Video in Teaching Spoken Russian
Author: Svetlana Bogomolny, Rutgers University

Title: Cross-Cultural Training in a Language Program
Author: Tatiana Akishina, University of Southern California

Discussant: Eloise M. Boyle, University of Washington

Panel 28B-9: Forum: Slavic and East European Language Resource Center (SEELRC) at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill/Duke University's Summer Institute for Instructors
Chair: Laura Janda, University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill

Panelists:
Charlotte Rosenthal, University of Southern Maine
Natalie Smith, University of Texas
Saera Yoon, Indiana University
Dragana McFadden, Independent Scholar
Marija Rosic, University of Michigan


December 28, 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Panel 28C-1: The Construction of Gender in Russian Culture
Chair: Stuart Goldberg, Kazan'

Title: Contextualizing Nadezhda Durova's Male Persona
Author: Ian Helfant, Colgate University

Title: Enter the Women: Rewriting the Life of a Decembrist
Author: Judith E. Kalb, University of South Carolina

Title: Images of Masculinity and Female Desire in the Works of Viktorija Tokareva and Tat'jana Tolstaja
Author: Nancy Eyl, Indiana University

Panel 28C-2: Contemporary Russian Poetry
Chair: Gerald Janecek, University of Kentucky

Title: Contemporary Russian Poetry in Diaspora (North America, Israel)
Author: Andrei Gritsman, Independent Poet

Title: "Ereminiscencii": Aleksandr Eremenko and the Zen of Intertextuality
Author: Patrick Henry, University of California, Berkeley

Title: The Poetry of Junna Moric
Author: Rodney Patterson, State University of New York at Albany

Title: Muzykal'noe nachalo v poezii Junny Moric
Author: Elizabeth Ginzburg, University of Chicago

Panel 28C-3: Cvetaeva and Pasternak
Chair: Kevin Platt, University of Pennsylvania

Title: Pasternak and Polonskij: Further Notes on Pasternak's Romantic Heritage
Author: Karen Evans-Romaine, Ohio University

Title: Cvetaeva and the Symbolist Eurydice
Author: Catherine Ciepiela, Amherst College

Title: The Artist in History, the Artist on History: the Pasternak-Cvetaeva Dialogue in the 1920s
Author: Irina D. Shevelenko, Smolny College, St. Petersburg

Discussant: Olga Peters Hasty, Princeton University

Panel 28C-4: Philosophy and Modernism
Chair: James West, University of Washington

Title: "A World Which is a Living Poem": Blakean Traces in Daniil Andreev's Mythopoetics Author: Alexei Bogdanov, University of Colorado

Title: Preaching Golgotha: Bishop Mixail's Radical Vision of Christianity in the Context of the Silver Age
Author: William J. Comer, University of Kansas

Title: When Formalism Meets Phenomenology: The Case of Kridl and Ingarden
Author: Andrzej Karcz, University of Kansas

Title: Keeping Pace with Death: the Poets of OBERIU and the Russian Templars
Author: Yevgeny Slivkin, Defense Language Institute

Panel 28C-5: New Economic Criticism: Text and Money in Russian Culture
Chair: William Mills Todd III, Harvard University

Title: Diabolic Signification: Money and Writing in Il'f and Petrov's Dvenadcat' stul'ev and Zoshchenko's Golubaja kniga
Author: Jurij Murashov, University of Konstanz

Title: Money and [Russian] Revolution: Why Cultural History Needs Its Own Economy
Author: Kirill Postoutenko, University of Southern California

Title: Underground Exchanges: The Socio-Economic Organization of Dostoevskij's Notes from Underground
Author: James Driscoll, Harvard University

Title: Mixail Zoshchenko and the Currency of Representation
Author: Lida Oukaderova, University of Texas, Austin

Discussant: Mikhail Gronas, University of Southern California

Panel 28C-6: Sociolinguistics
Chair: Alla Nedashkivska, University of Alberta

Title: Linguistic Creativity in Modern Russian Advertisement
Author: Irena P. Ustinova, Syracuse University

Title: Mistakes Sorbs Make: Deviations from the Standard Language in the Writings of Upper Sorbian Young People
Author: Gary H. Toops, Wichita State University

Title: The Process of Democratization and Puristic Tendencies in Contemporary Ukrainian (1991-2001)
Author: Valerii Polkovsky, University of Alberta

Panel 28C-7: The Arts as a Means and Object for the Language Classroom
Chair: Howard Keller, Indiana University
Equipment: VCR, OP, CD/cassette player

Title: Russian Language and Culture through Music: Factors Influencing Successful Acquisition
Author: Marat Sanatullov, University of Nebraska

Title: Russian Theater Workshop: Enhancing Diverse Language Skills
Author: Nancy Tittler, Binghamton University

Panel 28C-8: Teaching Heritage Speakers of Russian (II)
Chair: Kathleen Dillon, University of California, Davis

Title: Select Techniques of Teaching Russian to Heritage Speakers
Author: Julia Titus, Yale University

Title: Using Translation in a Four-Skills Approach to Teaching Mixed Groups of Heritage and Non-Native Russian Students
Author: Alexandr Burak, University of Florida

Panel 28C-9: Forum: MANNA: A Multi-media Annotator for Digital Video
Equipment: CP, speakers

Panelist: Alexander Nakhimovsky, Colgate University


December 28, 3:15pm - 5:15 pm

Panel 28D-1: Avtorskaja pesnja
Chair: Alexander Prokhorov, College of William and Mary
Equipment: CD/cassette player

Title: Avtorskaja pesnja v shestidesjatye gody proshlogo veka i sejchas: evoljucija i krizis
Author: Aleksandr Gorodnickij, Russian Academy of Sciences

Title: The Significance of Insignificance: Un-Socialist Realism in Avtorskaja pesnja
Author: Rachel S. Platonov, Harvard University

Title: To Scream or to Sing: Vladimir Vysockij and the Tradition of the Blues
Author: Ruby J. Jones, University of Texas, Austin

Discussant: Elena Prokhorova, George Washington University

Panel 28D-2: Literary Genealogy
Chair: Lyudmila Parts, McGill University

Title: Mixail Svetlov's "Grenada": "Turning the imperialistic war into civil war"
Author: Elena Mikhailik, University of New South Wales

Title: The Origin of Lermontov's A Hero of Our Times
Author: John William Narins, University of California, Los Angeles

Title: "Barren" Shevyrev and "Fertile" Pushkin?
Author: Tatiana Smorodinskaya, Middlebury College

Panel 28D-3: Memoir and Autobiography
Chair: Jennifer Ryan Tishler, Dartmouth College

Title: Georgij Ivanov's Petersburg Winters and the Genre of Memoir
Author: Michael Wachtel, Princeton University

Title: The Tasks of a Literary Memoirist: Xodasevich's Nekropol'
Author: Julia Zarankin, Princeton University

Title: Bunin and Sazonova
Author: Keith Tribble, Oklahoma State University

Discussant: Galina Rylkova, University of Florida

Panel 28D-4: North American Dostoevskij Society
Chair: Gary Rosenshield, University of Wisconsin, Madison

Title: The Lie Becomes the Truth: The Case for Casuistry in a Defense of Dmitrij's Decision
Author: Paul J. Contino, Pepperdine University

Title: Representing the Poles in Zapiski iz mertvogo doma: The Genesis of the Polish Question in Dostoevskij's Oeuvre
Author: Elizabeth Blake, University of Memphis

Title: Milan Kundera on Not Liking Dostoevskij
Author: Caryl Emerson, Princeton University

Discussant: Robin Feuer Miller, Brandeis University

Panel 28D-5: Silver Age Literature and Culture
Chair: Evgenii Bershtein, Reed College

Title: Kabbalistic Allegory in the Poetry of the Silver Age: The Image of the First Adam in Mixail Kuzmin and Nikolaj Gumilev
Author: Marina Aptekman, Brown University

Title: Echoes of Wisdom: Solov'ev's Sophia in Symbolist Worlds of Art, Literature, and Life
Author: David Borgmeyer, University of Southern California

Title: Przybyszewski's Vechnaja skazka in Sologub's Creation of Pobeda smerti
Author: Jason A. Merrill, Michigan State University

Title: Saint Petersburg Literary Salons and the Turn of the Century
Author: Rosina Neginsky, University of Illinois, Springfield

Panel 28D-6: Slavic Cognitive Linguistics
Chair: Yelena Belyaeva-Standen, Saint Louis University
Equipment: VCR, OP

Title: Cognitive Schemata and Discourse Perspective in Use of Motion Verbs Prefix
Author: Valentina Zaitseva, New York University

Title: Understanding Aspect via Basic Human Experience
Author: Laura A. Janda, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Title: Prefixation and Perfectivization in Russian and Czech
Author: Stephen Dickey, University of Virginia

Title: Russian Formal Style as a Cognitive Category
Author: Igor Pustovoit, Hofstra University

Panel 28D-7: Enhancing Czech Instruction through Electronic Means
Chair: Mila Saskova-Pierce, University of Nebraska
Equipment: CP

Title: An Intermediate Czech Text from Paper to Screen
Author: Neil Bermel, University of Sheffield

Title: Understanding text and Culture with Electronic Materials
Author: Masako Fidler, Brown University

Panel 28D-8: Roundtable: Student Counseling in Language Teaching: Assessing Learning Styles and Other Individual Variables
Chair: Betty Lou Leaver, San Diego State University

Panelist: Natalia Lord, Foreign Service Institute
Panelist: Richard Robin, George Washington University
Panelist: Anna Jacobson, Indiana University


December 28, 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Panel 28E-1: Catherine the Great and Catherine the Little
Chair: Lina Bernstein, Franklin and Marshall College
Equipment: OP

Title: A Russian Bear or Ninette at the St. Petersburg Court: Discourses of Authorship as Displacement, Anonymity and Sincerity in Princess Dashkova's Mon histoire
Author: Lyubov Golburt, Stanford University

Title: Princess Dashkova's Mon histoire and Russian Classicist Tragedy
Author: Marcus Levitt, University of Southern California

Title: Catherine the Great: Translatio imperii and Translation of Gender
Author: Vera Proskurina, Davis Center, Harvard University

Discussant: Alexander Levitsky, Brown University

Panel 28E-2: Russian Poetry Reading
Chair: Andrei Gritsman, Independent Scholar

Poets:
Dmitry Bobyshev, Urbana, Illinois
Vladimir Gandelsman, New York
Vladimir Druk, New York
Katya Kapovich, Boston
Bakhyt Kenzheev, Montreal
Irina Mashinskaya, New Jersey
Vadim Mesyats, New York
Madlena Rosenblum, New York
Viktor Sanchuk, New York
Yevgeny Slivkin, Monterey, California

Panel 28E-3: Song in Russian and East European Culture and Society
Chair: Karen Evans-Romaine, Ohio University
Equipment: VCR, CD/cassette player

Title: On the Sources of Orientalism in the Russian Art Song
Author: Philip Ross Bullock, Oxford University

Title: "O Sole Mio": The Role of Italian Song in Soviet High and Popular Culture
Author: Olga Zaslavsky, Independent Scholar

Discussant: Harlow L. Robinson, Northeastern University

Panel 28E-4: Issues in Translation and Transliteration
Chair: Charles Mills, Knox College

Title: Informatics and Russian Transliteration
Author: David J. Birnbaum, University of Pittsburgh

Title: A Linguistics-Based Analysis of the Problem of Foreignizing Versus Assimilation in Literary Translation
Author: Miriam Margala, University of Rochester

Title: Vsegda li pravdy slovari?
Author: Lidia Ignatkina, Saint Petersburg State University

Panel 28E-5: Roundtable: Can Linguistic Interference Be Reversed? Russian Calques in Ukrainian from the Soviet Period
Chair: George A. Perfecky, La Salle University
Equipment: CP

Participants:
Andriy Danylenko, Kharkiv University, Ukraine
Alla Nedashkivska, University of Alberta
Larissa Onyshkevych, Shevchenko Scientific Society, New York
Jurij Tarnawsky, Shevchenko Scientific Society

Panel 28E-6: Roundtable: New (Innovative) Trends in Study Abroad
Chair: Marc Robinson, St. Olaf College

Panelists:
Irina Walter, St. Olaf College
Laurie Iudin-Nelson, Luther College
Marc Robinson, St. Olaf College


December 29, 8:00am - 10:00am

Panel 29A-1: Axmatova and Cvetaeva
Chair: Olga Peters Hasty, Princeton University

Title: Gender and Creativity in the Early Verse of Axmatova and Cvetaeva
Author: Olga Petukhova Brown and Nina Filonov Gove, Vanderbilt University

Title: Transcending Myth: Marina Cvetaeva's Ariadne
Author: Hanna Ruutu, University of Helsinki

Panel 29A-2: Brodsky
Chair: Mark Leiderman, University of Colorado

Title: Joseph Brodsky and the Big Bang
Author: Dan Newton, University of Washington

Title: Modernizing the Poet/Prophet: Joseph Brodsky and the Poet's Position of Power
Author: Rebecca Pyatkevich, Columbia University

Title: Writer as a Lonely Tourist: Joseph Brodsky and the End of Travel
Author: Sanna Turoma, Columbia University

Panel 29A-3: Jewish Cultural Identity in Russia and Abroad
Chair: Janneke van de Stadt, Williams College

Title: Fridrix Gorenshtein and the Creation of Russian Jewish Literary Discourse
Author: Marat Grinberg, University of Chicago

Title: Turgenev's "The Jew": Jewish Death, Russian Identity
Author: Gary Rosenshield, University of Wisconsin, Madison

Title: Al'tman or Chagall? Defining Jewish Art in Russia in the 1910s
Author: Alina Orlov, University of Southern California

Title: Ruf' Zernova: Elizabet Arden and the Campaign against Rootless Cosmopolitans
Author: Natalie Smith, University of Texas, Austin

Panel 29A-4: International Vladimir Nabokov Society
Chair: Priscilla Meyer, Wesleyan University
Equipment: VCR, CP

Title: Rereading Pale Fire: Literal and Poetic Readings
Author: Yannicke Chupin, Universit� Paris 4 Sorbonne

Title: "Twirl of Mirror Darkness": Nabokov and Visual Poetics of the Text
Author: Yuri Leving, University of Southern California

Discussant: Zoran Kuzmanovich, Davidson College

Panel 29A-5: Medieval Slavic Literature and Culture
Chair: Svitlana Kobets, University of Toronto

Title: The Depiction of St. Olga in the Povest' vremennyx let in European Context
Author: Francis Butler, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

Title: Towards an Understanding of the Function of Medieval Lay Poetry: The Occasion of Dimitrij Kantakuzin's Prayer to the Virgin
Author: Vessela Valiavitcharska, University of Texas, Austin

Title: The Visio Tundali in the Slavic Manuscript Tradition
Author: Julia Verkholantsev, University of California, Los Angeles

Panel 29A-6: Cracking (the) Case in Slavic Syntax
Chair: Sue Brown, Harvard University

Title: The Link between Case and Event Structure in Russian
Author: Kylie Richardson, Harvard University

Title: Case, Agreement, and Unaccusativity in Russian
Author: Stephanie A. Harves, Princeton University

Title: Against Tense as the Licensing Head for Nominative Objects
Author: James Lavine, Bucknell University

Discussant: Maria Babyonyshev, Yale University

Panel 29A-7: Roundtable: Teaching to Mixed Audiences: Native/Heritage/Slavic/Non-Native
Chair: Richard Robin, George Washington University
Equipment: CP, OP

Panelists:
Jeffrey D. Holdeman, Indiana University
Olga Kagan, University of California, Los Angeles
Leonard Polakiewicz, University of Minnesota
Jane Shuffelton, Brighton High School
James Sweigert, University of Northern Iowa


December 29, 11:00 am - 12:00pm

Panel 29B-1: AATSEEL Distinguished Award Lecture: "Slavic Studies in a Post-Communist, Post-9/11 World: For and Against Our Remaining in the Hardcore Humanities," Caryl Emerson, Princeton University


December 29, 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Panel 29C-1: Contemporary Russian Culture
Chair: Gwen Walker, University of Wisconsin

Title: Erastomania and la Mode Retro in Contemporary Russian Culture
Author: Sofya Khagi, Brown University

Title: Idiots Abroad: The Dubious Lessons of Recent American Expat Fiction
Author: Eliot Borenstein, New York University

Title: Soviet Urban Legends: a Misunderstood Genre
Author: Alexandra N. Leontieva, Sodertorn University College, Sweden

Panel 29C-2: North American Pushkin Society
Chair: Olga Peters Hasty, Princeton University

Title: She-Bear to Shuba: Pushkin's "Medvedixa": Sources and Meaning
Author: James L. Rice, University of Oregon

Title: Repetition, Temporality, and Pushkin's "Chudnoe mgnoven'e"
Author: Aaron Beaver, University of Chicago

Title: Pushkin and M. Pogodin's Drama Marfa Posadnica
Author: Felix Raskolnikov, Michigan State University

Title: The Russian Jurodivyj and the Drama of Boris Godunov in Karamzin's History, Pushkin's Tragedy, and Musorgskij's Opera
Author: Svitlana Kobets, University of Toronto

Panel 29C-3: The Literary and the Visual: Interdisciplinary Approaches
Chair: Nikita Nankov, Indiana University, Bloomington
Equipment: CP

Title: The "Last Supper" in Russian Debates
Author: Inessa Medzhibovskaya, Princeton University

Title: The Elements of Impressionism in the Early Poetry of Mandel'shtam
Author: Yuliya Minkova, University of Southern California

Title: Image Writing: Interpreting Contemporary Russian Visual Poetry
Author: Tatiana Nazarenko, University of Manitoba

Title: Malevich's "Ule Elye Lel": A Suprematist's Reflection In the Mirror of Late Twentieth-Century Theories of Poetic Discourse
Author: Margarita Marinova, University of Texas, Austin

Panel 29C-4: Slavic Semiotics
Chair: Karina Ross, Ohio State University
Equipment: VCR

Title: Peeter Torop's Total'nyj perevod and the New Tartu Semiotics
Author: George R. Rueckert, University of Washington

Title: Forgotten Hollywood: Michael Chekhov's American Film Practice Viewed Through Prague School Film Aesthetics
Author: Yana Meerzon, University of Toronto

Title: "Talkies" in the Press in Poland, 1930
Author: Sheila Skaff, University of Michigan

Panel 29C-5: Vladimir Zhabotinskij's "Russian" Novels
Chair: Judith Deutsch Kornblatt, University of Wisconsin

Title: Zhabotinskij's Pjatero and the Jews of Odessa
Author: Michael R. Katz, Middlebury College

Title: "Why not?" - Cultural Assimilation and Moral Decline in Zhabotinskij's Pjatero
Author: Otto Boele, University of Groningen

Title: Vladimir Zhabotinskij: Writer and Zionist
Author: Brian Horowitz, University of Nebraska

Discussant: Alice Nakhimovsky, Colgate University

Panel 29C-6: Issues in Semantics
Chair: Elisabeth Elliott, Northwestern University
Equipment: OP

Title: Conceptualizing Emotions In Russian: Metaphor of Motion
Author: Alexei Shmelev, Moscow Pedagogical State University

Title: Segmenting the LOCUS on the Affectedness Continuum
Author: Olga Yokoyama, University of California, Los Angeles

Title: Semanticheskie modifikacii russkix glagolov proiznoshenija i penija (sravitel'nyj analiz)
Author: Irina V. Ivliyeva, The University of Missouri at Rolla

Panel 29C-7: Roundtable: Online Resources for Russian-Language Teaching
Chair: David J. Birnbaum, University of Pittsburgh
Equipment: CP

Panelists:
George Mitrevski, Auburn University
Nathaniel Knight, Seton Hall University
Marta Deyrup, Seton Hall University
Thomas J. Garza, University of Texas

Panel 28C-8: Roundtable: Issues in Pre-College Russian
Chair: James Sweigert, University of Northern Iowa

Panelists:
Jane Shuffelton, Brighton High School (Rochester NY)
Peter Merrill, Phillips Academy, Andover, MA


December 29, 3:15pm - 5:15pm

Panel 29D-1: Definitions of Self in Post-Soviet Cinema
Chair: Natalie Smith, University of Texas at Austin
Equipment: VCR

Title: The Call for a New Intelligencija: Re-defining the Role of Intellectuals in Post-Soviet Film and TV Serials
Author: Elena V. Baraban, University of British Columbia

Title: Puppets and Angels in Aleksandr Zel'dovich's Moskva
Author: Evgeny Pavlov, University of Canterbury

Title: Aleksej Balabanov's Brat II: from Ambiguity to Total Art
Author: Keith A. Livers, University of Texas, Austin

Title: Kolja - Abdullah: Stranger within the Self in Vladimir Xotinenko's Musul'manin
Author: Susmita Sundaram, Ohio State University

Discussant: Gerald McCausland, University of Pittsburgh

Panel 29D-2: Literary Geographies: Concepts of Space and Place in Russian/Soviet Literature
Chair: Cynthia Ruder, University of Kentucky

Title: Home and Leave-Taking in the Poetry of Anna Axmatova and Nelly Sachs
Author: Jennifer R. Tishler, Dartmouth College

Title: Journey from St. Petersburg to Moscow (and Back Again!): Petersburg Tropes in Happy Moscow
Author: Clint Byron Walker, Trinity College

Title: Time and Space in Pasternak's Doctor Zhivago and This World
Author: Erzsebet Schiller, University of Budapest

Title: Petrushevskaja's Vremja noch': Moscow Underground
Author: Sharon Lubkemann Allen, Princeton University

Panel 29D-3: North American Tolstoj Society
Chair: Michael A. Denner, Stetson University

Title: The Language of Shapes and Colors: Tolstoj as a Modernist Artist
Author: Ksana Blank, Princeton University

Title: Hierarchy and Social Class in Anna Karenina
Author: Julie W. de Sherbinin, Colby College

Title: Gambling on Time: Hermeneutics of Temporality and Structure in Recent Tolstoj Criticism
Author: Maksim Klymentiev, University of Southern California

Discussant: Donna Orwin, University of Toronto

Title 29D-4: South Slavic Literature and Culture
Chair: Kevin Moss, Middlebury College

Title: Brotherhood and Fratricide in Three Balkan Works
Author: Angelina Ilieva, Northwestern University

Title: Moral and Corporeal Ghosts in Milica Micic Dimovska's Collection U Procepu
Author: Sibelan Forrester, Swarthmore College

Title: The Dordolec: Albanian House Dolls and the Evil Eye
Author: Kristin Peterson, Union College

Panel 29D-5: Roundtable: Vse lushchee det'jam: Soviet/Post-Soviet Literature for Children
Chair: Evgeny Dobrenko, University of Nottingham

Participants:
Marina Balina, Illinois Wesleyan University
Karen Evans-Romaine, Ohio University
Mark Leiderman, University of Colorado
Larissa Rudova, Pomona College

Panel 29D-6: Pragmatics
Chair: Laura A. Janda, UNC, Chapel Hill
Equipment: CP, OP

Title: New Methods for Assessing Request Speech Acts in Russian
Author: Jeanette Owen, Bryn Mawr College

Title: Grammar and Pragmatics of Russian Abridged Names
Author: Yelena Belyaeva-Standen, Saint Louis University

Title: Names and Nicknames among the Russian Old Believers of Erie, Pennsylvania
Author: Jeffrey D. Holdeman, Indiana University

Title: The Sphere of Grammar and the Grammar of Sphere: Public and Private Wives in Tolstoj's Anna Karenina
Author: Ellen Langer, University of California, Berkeley

Panel 29D-7: Issues for Russian Language Programs: Recent Studies and Their Implications
Chair: Eloise M. Boyle, University of Washington
Equipment: CP

Title: How Reading is Taught: The Survey Results are In
Author: Leann Keefe, University of Kansas

Title: The Linguistic Development of Second-Year Students of Russian: A Quantitative Analysis
Author: Meghan Murphy-Lee, University of Kansas

Title: Student Response to Input Processing Tasks in Introductory Russian
Author: Lynne deBenedette, Brown University

Panel 29D-8: Roundtable: Zvenigorod 2002: Opportunities for Teachers and Students
Chair: Jane Shuffelton, Brighton High School (Rochester, NY)

Panelists:
Art Lisciandro, Manville High School
Beverly Ignatovicz, Marlboro (NJ) High School
Ruth Edelman, Tenafly (NJ) High School
Betsy Sandstrom, Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology (Alexandria, VA)
Nadia Holinko, Manalapan (NJ) High School
Jane Shuffelton, Brighton High School (Rochester, NY)
Kathleen Dillon, University of California, Davis
Peter Merrill, Philips Academy and the American Council of Teachers of Russian (ACTR)


December 29, 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Panel 29E-1: Cinema and the Making of History
Chair: J. Alexander Ogden, University of South Carolina
Equipment: VCR

Title: The Straight Line and the Circle: The Road and the Mastermind in Two (Post-)Stalinist Films
Author: Nikita Nankov, Indiana University

Title: How Ukrainian is the "Ukrainian Chapaev"? Aleksandr Dovchenko's Shchors and Stalin's Nationality Policy
Author: Elena Monastireva-Ansdell, Oberlin College

Title: The Christian-Apocalyptic Worldview in Sergej Solov'ev's Assa
Author: Stuart Goldberg, Kazan'

Panel 29E-2: Contemporary Russian Poetry II
Chair: Evgeny Pavlov, University of Canterbury

Title: Poetry of Gennadij Ajgi: Investigation into Textual Complexities
Author: Sergei Sychov, University of Michigan

Title: Ol'ga Sedakova's Poetic Inspiration
Author: Ona Renner-Fahey, Ohio State University

Title: Toward a Meta-Understanding of Reality: The Problem of Reference in Russian Metarealist Poetry
Author: Albena Lutzkanova-Vassileva, City University of New York

Panel 29E-3: Gogol'
Chair: Olga Prokopenko, Ohio State University
Equipment: SP

Title: Gogol''s Self-Canonization: Between the Two Taras Bul'bas
Author: Saera Yoon, Indiana University

Title: Gogol''s "Rome": On the Threshold of Two Worlds
Author: Michael Kelly, Brigham Young University

Title: Shinel' - Polichinelle - Pulcinella: The Italian Ancestry of Akakij Bashmachkin
Author: Olga S. Partan, Brown University

Title: Gogol's "Secretics": Testing the Term
Author: Ilya Vinitsky, University of Pittsburgh

Panel 29E-4: Constructions of Gender and Alternative Sexualities from Symbolists to Xaritonov
Chair: Harlow L. Robinson, Northeastern University

Title: The Mystical Androgyne and the Scientific Hermaphrodite in Russian Symbolist Imagination
Author: Evgenii Bershtein, Reed College

Title: Kuzmin and Xaritonov's Gay Manifestoes
Author: Kevin Moss, Middlebury College

Panel 29E-5: Twentieth Anniversary of the Andrej Belyj Society Chair: Olga M. Cooke
Affiliation: Texas A & M University

Title: Remembering Belyj Remembering
Author: Charlene Castellano, Carnegie Mellon University

Title: Cultural Translation and Literary Self-Reflection: Andrej Belyj's 1911 Journey to Sicily
Author: Marilena Ruscica, Stanford University

Discussant: Thomas R. Beyer, Jr., Middlebury College

Panel 29E-6: Language as a Means to Ethnic Identity Chair: Mica Hall, Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center (Monterey, CA)

Title: "In America we speak English!": The Struggle to Maintain Literacy and Oral Proficiency in Russian among the Children of Heritage Speakers in Northeast Philadelphia
Author: Sharon Bain, Bryn Mawr College

Title: The Sorbian Languages in the New Germany: Language Maintenance and Ethnic Nationalism
Author: Charles Wukasch, Prairie View A&M University

Title: Old Russians' Language as a Way of Self-Identification
Author: Nicholas Dmitriev, Academic Group Russian Way

Title: Bilingual Education as a Way of Preventing Attrition of Russian Among Russian Immigrant Secondary and High School Students
Author: Dmitri Priven, York University, Toronto

Discussant: Ludmila Dmitrieva, Academic Group Russian Way

Panel 29E-7: Roundtable: Material and Curriculum Development for Languages Other than Russian (Sponsored by the Committee for Testing and Professional Development)
Chair: Jeffrey D. Holdeman, Indiana University
Equipment: OP

Panelists:
Jennifer Sanders, Indiana University
Chris Howard, Indiana University

Panel 29E-8: Forum: A CD-ROM Version of an Intermediate Russian Textbook
Equipment: CP

Panelists:
Alexander Babyonyshev, Harvard University
Slava Paperno, Cornell University
Natalia Pokrovsky, Harvard University

Panel 29E-9: Forum: Russian for Russians
Panelists:
Olga Kagan, University of California, Los Angeles
Joan Chevalier, Brandeis University
Natalie Medvedev, Rutgers University
Richard Robin, George Washington University
Alla Smyslova, Columbia University
Tatiana Akishina, University of Southern California


December 30, 8:00am - 10:00am

Panel 30A-1: Authorial Voice and the Image of the Artist
Chair: Jason Merrill, Michigan State University

Title: Nekrasov's Peasant Voice
Author: J. Alexander Ogden, University of South Carolina

Title: Influence, Coincidence or Harmonious Connection? The Tragedy of the Misunderstood Artist as represented in E.T.A. Hoffmann's "Ritter Gluck" and V.F. Odoevskij's "Opere del Cavaliere Giambattista Piranesi"
Author: Ellen Scaruffi, Columbia University

Title: Authorial Voice In Translation: Three Centuries of Russian Hamlet - From Petrine To Totalitarian Russia
Author: Daria Shembel, University of Southern California

Title: Cain and Herostratus: Reappropriation of Mozart Myths
Author: Kerry Sabbag, Brown University

Panel 30A-2: Cvetaeva
Chair: Sibelan Forrester, Swarthmore College

Title: Dikinson i Cvetaeva: rodstvennye poeticheskie dushi
Author: Viktor Finkel, Independent Scholar

Title: Cvetaeva's Magdalina: From Outcast to Beloved
Author: Brian Johnson, University of Wisconsin, Madison

Title: The Sublime and the Poetics of Multiple Identity in Marina Cvetaeva's Remeslo
Author: Laura Miller-Purrenhage, University of Michigan

Panel 30A-3: Mixail Bulgakov Society
Chair: Katherina Filips-Juswigg, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee

Title: Don't Count Your Chickens Before They Hatch: Propaganda and Transformation in Bulgakov's "Fatal Eggs"
Author: Eric Laursen, University of Utah

Title: Breakfast With Kant, Or Why Woland Was So Impressed with Nothingness
Author: Elizabeth M. Sheynzon, Northwestern University

Panel 30A-4: Post-Soviet Literature
Chair: Rolf Hellebust , University of Calgary

Title: Anti-Utopianism in Post-Soviet Russian Literature
Author: Vera Aginsky, Iowa State University

Title: Dostoevskij's Legacy in the Twentieth Century: The Ugly Goes Mainstream
Author: Inna Tigountsova, University of Toronto

Title: "Eloquent Gesture" in the Art of Fazil' Iskander
Author: Marina Kanevskaya, University of Montana

Panel 30A-5: Russian Literary Criticism
Chair: David Powelstock, Independent Scholar

Title:"What kind of thing is a rope?" Romantic Idealism in Russia
Author: Lauren G. Leighton, University of Illinois, Chicago (Emeritus)

Title: Imperial Realism: Belinskij and the Wretched of the Earth
Author: Vadim Shkolnikov, Columbia University

Title: Plesnulos' Dostoevskim
Author: Evgenii Belodubrovskii, Academic Gymnasium, St. Petersburg State University

Title: V.P. Polonskij and the Traditions of Russian Literary Criticism
Author: J. Frank Goodwin, University of Florida

Panel 30A-6: Morphology and Morphosyntax
Chair: Irina V. Ivliyeva, The University of Missouri-Rolla
Equipment: CP

Title: Case Marking on Objects of Infinitives in Lithuanian
Authors: James Lavine, Bucknell University and Steven Franks, Indiana University

Title: The Unity of Form and Meaning in Czech Reflexivization Patterns
Author: Mirjam Fried, Princeton University

Title: Russian Hypocoristic Formation
Author: Svetlana Soglasnova, The University of Chicago

Panel 30A-7: Forum: Nachalo: New Developments
Chair: Sophie Lubensky, State University of New York at Albany

Panelists:
Donald Jarvis, Brigham Young University
Mark Kaiser, University of California, Berkeley
Lisa Little, University of California, Berkeley
Frank J. Miller, Columbia University
Leslie Oberhuber, Mc-Graw-Hill
Charles Rougle, State University of New York at Albany
Melissa Frazier, Sarah Lawrence College
Patrick Henry, University of California, Berkeley


December 30, 10:15am - 12:15pm

Panel 30B-1: Chexov
Chair: Angela Brintlinger, Ohio State University

Title: Three Sisters and the Mistake of Counting: Chexov and Bergson
Author: Cole M. Crittenden, Princeton University

Title: Chexov's Identity Games
Author: Konstantine Klioutchkine, Pomona College

Title: Chexovskie p'esy kak cikl p'es
Author: Vera Zubareva, University of Pennsylvania

Panel 30B-2: Eduard Limonov
Chair: Lisa Ryoko Wakamiya, University of Arizona

Title: Eddie's Guide to New York City
Author: Alexei Pavlenko, Colorado College

Title: Criticism as a Source of Inspiration: On Limonov's Narrative Strategy
Author: Andrei Rogatchevski, University of Glasgow

Panel 30B-3: Madness and the Myth of the Poet
Chair: Yvonne H. Howell, University of Richmond (coordinator)

Title: Genius and Genetics: V.P Efroimson's Controversial Study of Creativity
Author: Yvonne H. Howell, University of Richmond

Title: Fine Madness: Aleksandr Blok and Cyclothymia
Author: Frederick H. White, Memorial University of Newfoundland

Panel 30B-4: Modernism and Metaphor in Russia and Abroad
Chair: Galina Rylkova, University of Florida

Title: The Spider in Russian Symbolist Art and Literature
Author: Eugenia Kapsomera Walton, University of Kansas

Title: The Metaphor "Russia as Unattainable Beloved" in the Silver Age
Author: Ellen Rutten, University of Groningen

Title: Art and Technology: The Inscription of Rupture in Russian Emigre Fiction
Author: Ruth Rischin, San Francisco

Panel 30B-5: Soviet Mass Media and the Construction of Culture
Chair: Marina Balina, Illinois Wesleyan University

Title: Constructing the Soviet Child: Early Soviet Picturebooks by Marshak and Lebedev
Author: Sara Pankenier, Stanford University

Title: The Animated Collapse of Soviet Childhood
Author: Lora Wheeler, University of California, Irvine

Title: Podrugi on the Screen and in the Audience: Viewing Women's Relations in Soviet Film of the Late 1930s
Author: Anne Eakin Moss, Stanford University

Discussant: Erika Wolf, University of Rochester

Panel 30B-6: Slavic Prosody and Intonation
Chair: Christina Bethin, SUNY-Stony Brook
Equipment: CD/cassette player

Title: The Role of Stress in Czech Clitic Placement
Author: Charles Mills, Knox College

Title: Basic Forms for the Prediction of Russian Noun Stress
Author: Ronald Feldstein, Indiana University

Title: The Classical Four-Accent System in Contemporary Standard Croatian: Dead or Alive?
Author: Keith Langston, University of Georgia

Title: Intonacija spontannoj rechi v zhizni i na uroke
Author: Natalia Bogdanova, Saint Petersburg State University

Panel 30B-7: Content-Based Instruction: New Approaches
Chair: William J. Comer, University of Kansas
Equipment: CP

Title: Advanced Russian Learning Modules on the Web: Ecology; Putin; Disarmament; Chechnja; Computer Piracy
Author: Thomas R. Beyer, Jr., Middlebury College

Title: Teaching Four Skills in a Russian Web-Based Class
Author: Galina Timofeeva, The Defense Language Institute

Title: Teaching Newspeak: A Russian-Language Discussion Section in an Undergraduate Soviet History Course
Author: Elena Boudovskaia, University of California, Los Angeles

Panel 30B-8: Roundtable: Teaching Russian Online: The Case of Business Russian
Chair: Thomas J. Garza, University of Texas

Panelists:
Marija Lekic, University of Maryland
Ken Petersen, American Councils
Mila Saskova-Pierce, University of Nebraska
Betty Lou Leaver, San Diego State University


December 30, 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Panel 30C-1: Fairy Tales in Contemporary Russian Fiction
Chair: Nancy Eyl, Indiana University

Title: Xozjain: Valentin Rasputin's "Proshchanie s Materoi" and Russian Folklore
Author: Lisa di Bartolomeo, University of Pittsburgh

Title: Deconstruction of Traditional Plots in Ljudmila Petrushevskaja's Nastojashchie skazki
Author: Victoria Sevastianova, Vassar College

Panel 30C-2: Literature and National Identity
Chair: Kristin Peterson, Union College

Title: Conrad and Ukraine
Author: Ludmilla Voitkovska, University of Saskatchewan

Title: Natalka Bilocerkivec: Escaping the Past
Author: Olena Jennings, University of Alberta

Title: Religion as Identity in Iskander's Abxazija
Author: Erika Haber, Syracuse University

Panel 30C-3: The Many Faces of Russian Modernism
Chair: Gabriella Safran, Stanford University

Title: The Lost Acmeists: Vladimir Narbut and Mixail Zenkevic
Author: Svetlana Cheloukhina, Queens College/CUNY

Title: Nikolaj Gumilev's "The Sudan": A Response to Post-Colonial Theory
Author: Gwen Walker, University of Wisconsin

Title: Utopia in the Genre of Poema: Vladimir Majakovskij's War and the Universe
Author: Ludmila Shleyfer Lavine, Bucknell University

Title: Rambunctious Experimentation, Organic Continuity: Social Utopia and the Russian Avant-Garde
Author: Julia Trubikhina, New York University

Panel 30C-4: Theoretical Perspectives on Russian Literature
Chair: Clint Byron Walker, Trinity College

Title: Portrait of the Artist in a Complex Mirror: Narration and Authorship in Olesha's Envy
Author: David Powelstock, Independent Scholar

Title: Towards the Problem of the Author in Baxtin
Author: Yuliya Ilchuk, University of California, Los Angeles

Title: Translation as Alienation: Reflections of Pirandello's "Theater of Mirrors" in the Works of Zinovij Zinik
Author: Lisa Ryoko Wakamiya, University of Arizona

Panel 30C-5: Dostoevskij and the Human Condition
Chair: Hilde Hoogenboom, Macalester College

Title: Childhood as an Ethical Category in the Works of F. M. Dostoevskij
Author: Irina Muravyova, Brown University

Title: Speech as Freedom, Silence as Bondage: Gorjanchikov and Storytelling in Zapiski iz mertvogo doma
Author: David J. Galloway, Hobart and William Smith Colleges

Title: The Dangers of idolatry: Dostoevskij's Demons
Author: Carol Flath, Duke University

Title: Pisatel' i vlast' (Dostoevskij i russkij imperatorskij dom: po neizvestnym materialam)
Author: Igor' Leonidovich Volgin, Moscow State University

Discussant: Harriet Murav, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

Panel 30C-6: Forum: Modern Technology and Traditional Teaching: New Approaches to Teaching Slavic Languages and Literature in an Information Society
Chair: Alexander Smoljanski, Integrum World Wide
Equipment: CP

Panel 30C-7: Forum: Golosa Video on the Web
Chair: Richard Robin, George Washington University

Panelist: Richard Robin, George Washington University
Panelist: Karen Evans-Romaine, Ohio University
Panelist: Galina Shatalina, George Washington University


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