Three PhD students successfully defend dissertations, 5/8/17.

May 9, 2017


Congratulations to the following new Slavic PhD's who defended their dissertations yesterday afternoon:

Alexandre Gontchar, PhD, March 2017

Dissertation title: “Three Easy Pieces: Tolstoy, Khlebnikov, Platonov and the fragile absolute of Russian modernity”


Vera Koshkina, PhD, May 2017

Dissertation title: “On the Margins of Experiment: State sponsorship of radical aesthetics in Soviet

cinema, 1960–1968”


Iaroslava Strikha, PhD, May 2017

Dissertation title: “Writing Between the Lines: Formal discontinuities in autobiographies of Ukrainian writers, 1890s-1940s”