Born and raised in Russia; trained in Anglophone, Hispanic, and Slavic Studies in Russia and Germany; inspired by the feminist brightest in Toronto. Now a Freigeist.

Tatiana Klepikova

Postdoctoral Researcher and Lecturer at the Institute for Slavic Studies at the University of Potsdam

Since October 2022: leader of the Volkswagen Freigeist research group “Light On! Queer Literatures and Cultures under Socialism” at the University of Regensburg

My research and teaching interests include:
– 20th & 21st-c. Russian literature and the arts
– gender and sexuality in Eastern Europe
– feminist and queer theater & performance in Eastern Europe and Central Asia
– decoloniality in Eastern European contexts
– publics and citizenship in the digital age
– digital body and posthumanism