Talks

UPCOMING TALKS

“Bridging the Arts: Queer Performances in Russian Literature, Theater, Music, and Popular Culture,” roundtable speaker at the ICCEES 10th World Congress (Aug 4–9, 2020), Montreal, Canada

“In Bed with Lenin: Late Soviet Privacy Imagined on the Pages of Oktiabr’,” conference “Living Spaces: The Shaping of the Individual and the Communal in Russian and Soviet Literature and Culture” (Jun 25–27, 2020), Tübingen, Germany.

PAST TALKS

“Out of the Closet—Onto the Stage: Queer Theatre in Putin’s Russia, Centre for European, Russian, and Eurasian Studies (CERES), University of Toronto (invited talk on Jan 29, 2019)

“Russian & Soviet Temporalities: Beliefs About Time,” roundtable speaker at the ASEEES 2019 (Nov 23–26), San Francisco, CA, USA

“Dystopic Paths towards Queer Utopia: Writing and Staging Queer Future in Russia,” paper at the panel “Within and Beyond Time: Queer Temporalities in Literatures and Performing Arts of Eastern Europe,” ASEEES 2019 (Nov 23–26), San Francisco, CA, USA

“Doubly Marginalized, They Speak: The Stories of Queer Women in Chechnya Told in the Staging of The Voices,” symposium “Quiet Revolution? Alternative sexualities in Europe and the post-Soviet region” (Sep 19, 2019) Cardiff, UK

“Der Anti-Triumph der Norm: Queere Interventionen in der Moskauer Aufführung von Il Trionfo del Tempo e del Disinganno,” conference “Norm(alis)ierte Sexualitäten – eine herrschaftskritische Analyse. Fokus Osteuropa” (Jul 12, 2019), Berlin, Germany

“Q*ASEEES 1: Queer Representations and Creations: Subversive Motifs in Theater, Literature, and Digital Media,” roundtable speaker at the ASEEES/MAG 2018 Summer Convention (Jun 12–14), Zagreb, Croatia

“Iz shkafa – na bol’shyiu stsenu: kvir-diskurs v sovremennom rossiiskom teatre,” guest talk at the NRU Higher School of Economics in Moscow, School of Cultural Studies (May 30, 2019)

“Mediating Sexualities 2: The Queer in Russian Culture,” roundtable speaker at the BASEES 2019 (Apr 12–14), Cambridge, UK

“Queer Anniversaries: 150 Years of Homosexuality, 25 Years of Queering ASEEES,” roundtable speaker at the ASEEES 2018 (Dec 6–9), Boston, MA, USA

All Shades of Blue: Coming Out in Contemporary Russian Drama,” paper at the panel “Q*ASEEES 1: Queer Sexualities in Contemporary Russia,” ASEEES 2018 (Dec 6–9), Boston, MA, USA

“A City Where Some Are More Equal Than Others? A Gendered View on Sergei Minaev’s Portrayal of Moscow Business Life,” conference “Communicating Russian Business in Fictional Discourse(s),” Vienna, Austria (Nov 22–23, 2018)

“Out of the Closet—Onto the Stage: Queer Theater in Putin’s Russia,” internal colloquium of the DFG Research Training Group 1681/2 “Privacy and Digitalization,” Passau, Germany (Nov 5, 2018)

“Out of the Closet—Onto the Stage: Queer Theater in Putin’s Russia,” CenAr Symposium for Odd Research, Prague, Czech Republic (Nov 2–3, 2018)

“‘If a Cutie, Then Always Misha’: Evgenii Kharitonov’s Queer Masculinities,” conference “Go East! LGBTQ+ Literature in Eastern Europe,” Ljubljana, Slovenia (Oct 25–26, 2018)

“Queerunet? Digital Lives of the ‘Outlawed’ Aesthetics,” SPIM-Kolloquium (colloquium of the universities of Salzburg, Passau, Innsbruck, Munich), Passau, Germany (Apr 27, 2018)

“‘Private’ Sides of a ‘Public’ State: Literature, the State and the Private Sphere in Late Soviet Russia,” CenAr Symposium for Odd Research, Prague, Czech Republic (Nov 18, 2017)

“Spatiality and Geography in Late Socialist Cultures,” roundtable speaker at the ASEEES 2017 (Nov 9–12), Chicago, IL, USA

“A Myriad of Private/Public Spheres: Late Soviet Literature as a Private Kitchen,” paper at the panel “Private Life of the Late Soviet Literature,” ASEEES 2017 (Nov 9–12), Chicago, IL, USA

“‘Mama, I’m Back Home’: Re-Discovering Private Spaces in Late Socialist Literature,” First Annual Ralph T. Fisher Workshop, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Champaign, IL, USA (Jun 23–24, 2017)

“Overcoming Invisibility: Queer Culture in Contemporary Russia,” Colloquium of undergraduate, graduate and post-graduate students of the Universities of Passau, Regensburg, and České Budějovice, České Budějovice, the Czech Republic (Jun 16–17, 2017)

“Outside Its Comfort Zone: New Perspectives on Privacy beyond Liberal Democracies,” Amsterdam Platform for Privacy Research, internal colloquium, Amsterdam, the Netherlands (Apr 3, 2017)

“From Narrating Privacy to Being One: Late Soviet Literature and the Private Sphere in and around Vera Panova’s Works,” Slavistendagen [Dutch-Flemish Slavists’ Meeting] Leiden, the Netherlands (Mar 15–18, 2017)

“Disattendable Peripheries: Writing Far from the ‘Center’ in Late Socialism,” paper at the panel “To Manage a Periphery: Particularism and Universalism, and the Localization of Soviet Culture,” ASEEES 2016 (Nov 17–20), Washington DC, USA

“Privacy Outside Its Comfort Zone,” co-presenter of the opening keynote, workshop “Der Schutz der Privatsphäre und die Rolle der Politik – Aufgaben, Herausforderungen, Lösungswege?” [Protection of the Private Sphere and the Role of Politics: Tasks, Challenges, Solutions?] for the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung, Passau, Germany (Nov 11–13, 2016)

“Literature Living Unnoticed: Negotiating the Border between Private and Public in Late Socialism,” colloquium of undergraduate, graduate and post-graduate students of the Universities of Passau and Regensburg, Horní Pláná, the Czech Republic (Jun 3–4, 2016)

“Being Disattendable in an Attentive State: The Art of Not Crossing the Line,” SPIM-Kolloquium (colloquium of the universities of Salzburg, Passau, Innsbruck, Munich), Innsbruck, Austria (Jan 8, 2016)

“Literature Living Unnoticed: Repressive Privacy in Brezhnev’s and Putin’s Time,” Colloquium of undergraduate, graduate and post-graduate students of the Universities of Passau, Regensburg, and České Budějovice, České Budějovice, the Czech Republic (Dec 11–12, 2015)

“Iurii Trifonov’s Privatization of the Soviet Discourse,” Summer School “Late Socialism (1956–85): The Forgotten Years between Stalinism and Perestroika,” Tallinn, Estonia (Jul 24–31, 2015)

“Repressive Provision of Private Spaces in Brezhnev’s and Putin’s Era,” colloquium of undergraduate, graduate and post-graduate students of the Universities of Passau and Regensburg, Horní Pláná, the Czech Republic (Jun 19–20, 2015)

“Die Kunst des Blat. Heterotopisches Leben der sowjetischen Bürger in der Brežnev-Zeit,” SPIM-Kolloquium (colloquium of the universities of Salzburg, Passau, Innsbruck, Munich), Passau, Germany (May 8, 2015)

“A Country with ‘Abolished’ Privacy: The Image of Russia of 1922–1937 in Foreign Travelogues,” colloquium of undergraduate, graduate and post-graduate students of the Universities of Passau and Regensburg, Český Krumlov, the Czech Republic (Apr 25–26, 2014)

“How I Ate Privacy: Private Space in Different Genres of Evgenii Grishkovets’ Works,” colloquium of undergraduate, graduate and post-graduate students of the Universities of Passau and Regensburg, Český Krumlov, the Czech Republic (Dec 6–7, 2013)

“Queer Anniversaries: 150 Years of Homosexuality, 25 Years of Queering ASEEES,” roundtable speaker at the ASEEES 2018 (Dec 6–9), Boston, MA, USA

All Shades of Blue: Coming Out in Contemporary Russian Drama,” paper at the panel “Q*ASEEES 1: Queer Sexualities in Contemporary Russia,” ASEEES 2018 (Dec 6–9), Boston, MA, USA

“A City Where Some Are More Equal Than Others? A Gendered View on Sergei Minaev’s Portrayal of Moscow Business Life,” conference “Communicating Russian Business in Fictional Discourse(s),” Vienna, Austria (Nov 22–23, 2018)

“Out of the Closet—Onto the Stage: Queer Theater in Putin’s Russia,” internal colloquium of the DFG Research Training Group 1681/2 “Privacy and Digitalization,” Passau, Germany (Nov 5, 2018)

“Out of the Closet—Onto the Stage: Queer Theater in Putin’s Russia,” CenAr Symposium for Odd Research, Prague, Czech Republic (Nov 2–3, 2018)

“‘If a Cutie, Then Always Misha’: Evgenii Kharitonov’s Queer Masculinities,” conference “Go East! LGBTQ+ Literature in Eastern Europe,” Ljubljana, Slovenia (Oct 25–26, 2018)

“Queerunet? Digital Lives of the ‘Outlawed’ Aesthetics,” SPIM-Kolloquium (colloquium of the universities of Salzburg, Passau, Innsbruck, Munich), Passau, Germany (Apr 27, 2018)

“‘Private’ Sides of a ‘Public’ State: Literature, the State and the Private Sphere in Late Soviet Russia,” CenAr Symposium for Odd Research, Prague, Czech Republic (Nov 18, 2017)

“Spatiality and Geography in Late Socialist Cultures,” roundtable speaker at the ASEEES 2017 (Nov 9–12), Chicago, IL, USA

“A Myriad of Private/Public Spheres: Late Soviet Literature as a Private Kitchen,” paper at the panel “Private Life of the Late Soviet Literature,” ASEEES 2017 (Nov 9–12), Chicago, IL, USA

“‘Mama, I’m Back Home’: Re-Discovering Private Spaces in Late Socialist Literature,” First Annual Ralph T. Fisher Workshop, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Champaign, IL, USA (Jun 23–24, 2017)

“Overcoming Invisibility: Queer Culture in Contemporary Russia,” Colloquium of undergraduate, graduate and post-graduate students of the Universities of Passau, Regensburg, and České Budějovice, České Budějovice, the Czech Republic (Jun 16–17, 2017)

“Outside Its Comfort Zone: New Perspectives on Privacy beyond Liberal Democracies,” Amsterdam Platform for Privacy Research, internal colloquium, Amsterdam, the Netherlands (Apr 3, 2017)

“From Narrating Privacy to Being One: Late Soviet Literature and the Private Sphere in and around Vera Panova’s Works,” Slavistendagen [Dutch-Flemish Slavists’ Meeting] Leiden, the Netherlands (Mar 15–18, 2017)

“Disattendable Peripheries: Writing Far from the ‘Center’ in Late Socialism,” paper at the panel “To Manage a Periphery: Particularism and Universalism, and the Localization of Soviet Culture,” ASEEES 2016 (Nov 17–20), Washington DC, USA

“Privacy Outside Its Comfort Zone,” co-presenter of the opening keynote, workshop “Der Schutz der Privatsphäre und die Rolle der Politik – Aufgaben, Herausforderungen, Lösungswege?” [Protection of the Private Sphere and the Role of Politics: Tasks, Challenges, Solutions?] for the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung, Passau, Germany (Nov 11–13, 2016)

“Literature Living Unnoticed: Negotiating the Border between Private and Public in Late Socialism,” colloquium of undergraduate, graduate and post-graduate students of the Universities of Passau and Regensburg, Horní Pláná, the Czech Republic (Jun 3–4, 2016)

“Being Disattendable in an Attentive State: The Art of Not Crossing the Line,” SPIM-Kolloquium (colloquium of the universities of Salzburg, Passau, Innsbruck, Munich), Innsbruck, Austria (Jan 8, 2016)

“Literature Living Unnoticed: Repressive Privacy in Brezhnev’s and Putin’s Time,” Colloquium of undergraduate, graduate and post-graduate students of the Universities of Passau, Regensburg, and České Budějovice, České Budějovice, the Czech Republic (Dec 11–12, 2015)

“Iurii Trifonov’s Privatization of the Soviet Discourse,” Summer School “Late Socialism (1956–85): The Forgotten Years between Stalinism and Perestroika,” Tallinn, Estonia (Jul 24–31, 2015)

“Repressive Provision of Private Spaces in Brezhnev’s and Putin’s Era,” colloquium of undergraduate, graduate and post-graduate students of the Universities of Passau and Regensburg, Horní Pláná, the Czech Republic (Jun 19–20, 2015)

“Die Kunst des Blat. Heterotopisches Leben der sowjetischen Bürger in der Brežnev-Zeit,” SPIM-Kolloquium (colloquium of the universities of Salzburg, Passau, Innsbruck, Munich), Passau, Germany (May 8, 2015)

“A Country with ‘Abolished’ Privacy: The Image of Russia of 1922–1937 in Foreign Travelogues,” colloquium of undergraduate, graduate and post-graduate students of the Universities of Passau and Regensburg, Český Krumlov, the Czech Republic (Apr 25–26, 2014)

“How I Ate Privacy: Private Space in Different Genres of Evgenii Grishkovets’ Works,” colloquium of undergraduate, graduate and post-graduate students of the Universities of Passau and Regensburg, Český Krumlov, the Czech Republic (Dec 6–7, 2013)