Vera Koshkina

Vera Koshkina

Ph.D. candidate in Slavic Languages and Literatures
Vera  Koshkina

Tentative Dissertation Title:

"Frescoes, Poemas, Tableaus: Poetics of Experiment in the Soviet Cinema of the Thaw"


M.A. Russian Literature, University of Chicago, 2009
B.A. Liberal Arts, St. John’s College (Annapolis, MD), 2005

Areas of Interest:

  • Soviet and West European cinema 
  • 19th and 20th century Russian literature
  • Russian and Soviet visual culture
  • Modernism and the visual arts


  • Foreign Language and Area Studies Grant (Academic Year) 2013-2014
  • Abby and George O’Neill Graduate Research Travel Grant 2011, 2014
  • Maurice Lazarus Graduate Research Travel Award 2013

Contact Information

Barker Center 339 (12 Quincy Street)