Congratulations to Our 2015-2016 Degree Recipients!

June 21, 2016

The Slavic Department offers our deepest congratulations to our students who received their degrees on May 26, 2016. We are very proud of their achievements in the graduate and undergraduate programs and we look forward to seeing what lies ahead for them in their future endeavors!

Recipients of the Ph.D.:

  • Tatyana Gershkovich, “Held Captive: Tolstoy, Nabokov, and the Aesthetics of Constraint.” (May 2016).

  • Oleh Kotsyuba, “Rules of Disengagement: Author, Audience, and Experimentation in Ukrainian and Russian Literature of the 1970s and 1980s.” (November 2015).

  • Ainsley Morse, “Detki v kletke: The Childlike Aesthetic in Soviet Children’s Literature and Unofficial Poetry.” (May 2016).
  • Elizabeth Ransome, “Il Paradosso dello spirito russo:  Piero Gobetti and the Genius of Liberal Revolution.” (May 2016).
  • Maria Ratanova, “The Soviet political photomontage of the 1920s. The case of Gustav Klucis.” (May 2016).

  • Katherine Rose,Multivalent Russian Medievalism: Old Russia Through New Eyes.” (May 2016).

Recipient of the Bachelor of Arts:

  • Claire Atwood,“Transfiguring History: Two Epic Poems About Peter the Great, 1803-1810.” (May 2016).