Selected Publications

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Valentina Apresjan

2014 Syntactic Idioms across Languages: Corpus Evidence from Russian and English. Russian linguistics. 2014. Vol. 38. No. 2, p. 187-203.

2013 Corpus Methods in Pragmatics: The Case of English and Russian Emotions. Intercultural Pragmatics. 2013. Vol. 10. No. 4. p. 533-568.

2012 The “Russian” attitude to time. In Space and Time in Languages and Cultures. Language, culture, and cognition. Filipović, Luna and Kasia M. Jaszczolt (eds.) John Benjamins, p. 103-120.

2016 Semantics and pragmatics of poslednij ‘last’ and predposlednij ‘penultimate’. In Dialogue’2016. Computer Linguistics and Intellectual Technologies (with A. Shmelev, in print).

2016 Russian verbs ischeznut’ ‘to disappear’ and propast’ ‘to vanish’: polysemy and semantic motivation. In Dialogue’2016. Computer Linguistics and Intellectual Technologies (in print).

2015 Correlation between lexical semantics and communicative properties of lexical items’. In Dialogue’2015. Computer Linguistics and Intellectual Technologies .

2015 Concession: the mechanisms of derivation and interaction of complex meanings (book). Languages of Slavic Cultures, Moscow. 286 p.

2015 Stimulus Argument in Russian psych verbs: semantics-syntax interface. Russian Language in Scientific Perspective. №1 (29). p. 28-66.

2014 Tut ‘here’, zdes’ ‘here’ and sejchas ‘now’. On temporal meanings of spatial deictic markers. Russian Language in Scientific Perspective. № 27. p. 9-41.

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Deborah Garretson

Deborah Garretson

“Language Loss as Language Use and Language Change: A Theoretical Framework for Further Research,” in Festschrift to Honor Zoya Yureva , M Sendich (ed.), (1988) 175-180.

“Advancing Russian Reading Skills: A Psycholinguistic Guessing Game,” in Teaching, Learning, Acquiring Russian , S Lubensky and D K Jarvis (eds.), (1984) 151-169.

“A Psychological Approach to Interpreting,” Meta , 26:3 (1981) 244-254.

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Mikhail Gronas

2015 Y.-F. Luo, A. Rumshisky, M. Gronas. Catching the Red Priest: Using Historical Editions of Encyclopedia Britannica to Track the Evolution of Reputations. The 9th Workshop on Language Technology for Cultural Heritage, Social Sciences, and Humanities. ACL-IJCNLP 2015.

By Heart: On Mnemonic Use of Poetry. [Naizust': O mnemonicheskom bytovanii stikha] NLO 114, 2012  http://www.nlobooks.ru/node/2011

2010 Cognitive Poetics and Cultural Memory: Russian Literary Mnemonics. Routledge Press

2010 Why Did Free Verse Catch on in the West, but not in Russia? On the Social Uses of Memorized Poetry (pdf), Toronto Slavic Quarterly, 33, 168 - 214

2009 Just What Word Did Mandel’shtam Forget? A Mnemopoetic Solution to the Problem of Saussure’s Anagrams, Poetics Today, 30/2, 155-205

2008 Who Was the Author of the First Book About Pushkin? Pushkin Review, 11, 1-32

2006 “Pushkin’s Letters.” in: The Cambridge Companion to Pushkin, Cambridge University Press, 130-143

2006 “The Origin of Slavic Historical Imperative,” Russian Linguistics, vol 30, 1, 89-101

2004 "Strikusy Revisited: A New Interpretation of an Obscure Passage in Slovo o Polku," Speculum Slaviae Orientalis: Ruthenia, Muscovy and Lithuania in the Late Middle Ages. UCLA Slavic Studies, n.s., IV

“Dostoevsky and Tolstoy in Amazon.com Customer Reviews,” in Critical Exchanges: Economy and Culture in the Literature of Russia , (2004).

2002 "On New Economic Criticism," New Literary Review 58 (in Russian)

2002 Dear Orphans [Dorogie Siroty]. Moscow: O.G.I.

2001 "The Unnamed Recognizable, or Canon under the Microscope," New Literary Review, 51 (in Russian)

2001 "Dissensus: The Canon Wars in American Academia in the 80s-90s," New Literary Review, 51 (in Russian)

2000 content developer in: Yuri Tsivian, Immaterial Bodies: A Cultural Analysis of Early Russian Films [CD-ROM; the best interactive learning project award from the British Academy of Film and Television Arts] USC

2000 "A Pure Gaze and Practical View: Pierre Bourdieu on Culture," New Literary Review, 45 (in Russian)

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Sergei A. Kan

Book  Sharing Our Knowledge: the Tlingit and Their Coastal Neighbors. University of Nebraska Press. 2015.

http://www.nebraskapress.unl.edu/product/Sharing-Our-Knowledge,675970.aspx

Book  Vincent Soboleff: A Russian-American Photographer in Tlingit Country. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press. 2013.

The 2015 Western History Association Joan Patterson Kerr Award for the best illustrated book on the American West.

http://www.oupress.com/ECommerce/Book/Detail/1738/a%20russian%20american...

Book  Symbolic Immortality: the Tlingit Potlatch of the Nineteenth Century.   Second Edition (Revised and expanded).  University of Washington Press. 2015.

[1990 Before Columbus Foundation American Book Award].

Book  Memory Eternal: Tlingit Culture and Russian Orthodox Christianity through Two Centuries. University of Washington Press.  1999.

http://www.washington.edu/uwpress/search/books/KANMEM.html

Edited Volume and Journal  A collection of paper entitled “Individuals and Groups of Mixed Russian-Native     Parentage in Siberia, Russian America, and Alaska.” Ethnohistory 60 (3).  2013.

Edited Volume and Journal  Perspectives on Native North America: Cultures, Histories, and Representations. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press.  (Co-edited with Pauline Turner Strong).  2006.

Book  Lev Shternberg, Anthropologist, Russian Socialist, Jewish Activist.  Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press. 2009.

http://www.nebraskapress.unl.edu/product/Lev-Shternberg,673329.aspx

 

Edited Volume and Journal  Strangers to Relatives: The Adoption and Naming of Anthropologists in Native North America. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press. 2001.

Article. 2016. (Co-authored with Dmitry Arzyutov) Bernhard J. Stern (1894-1960) and the Saga of Publishing Lewis Henry Morgan's Collected Works in pre-World War II Soviet Russia. PP. 149-220 In Histories of Anthropology Annual, vol. 10. Ed. by Regna Darnell and Frederick Gleach. Lincoln, NE: University of Nebraska Press. 2016

Article 2016. To Study Our Past, Make Sense of Our Present and Develop Our National Consciousness: Lev Shternberg’s Comprehensive Program for Jewish Ethnography in Soviet Russia.  Pp. 64-84 In Going to the People: Jews and the Ethnographic Impulse.  Ed. by Dov-Ber Kerler and Jeffrey Veidlinger.  Bloomington, Indiana: Indiana University Press. 

Article  2015.  The Falling Out Between Alexander Goldenweiser and Robert Lowie: Two Prsonalities, Two VIsions of Anthropology.  Pp. 1-31 In  From Corridor Talk to Culture History. History of Anthropology Annual, vol. 9.  Ed. by Regna Darnell and Frederick Gleach.

University of Washington Press.

Article  2013. Sergei Ionovich Kostromitinov (1854-1915) or "Colonel George Kostrometinoff": from a Creole Teenager to the Number One Russian-American Citizen of Sitka.  Ethnohistory 60(3): 385-402.

Article   2009  Alexander Goldenweiser’s Politics.  Pp. 182-199 In Histories of Anthropology Annual.  Vol. 5.  Ed. by Regna Darnell and Frederick Gleach.  Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press.                                       

Article   2008  Evolutionism and Historical Particularism at the St. Petersburg Museum of Anthropology and Ethnography.  Museum Anthropology 31(1): 28-46.

Article  2006  “My Old Friend in a Dead-end of Skepticism and Empiricism”: Boas, Bogoras, and the Politics of Soviet Anthropology of the late 1920s-early 1930s.  Pp. 32-68 In Histories of Anthropology Annual.  Vol. 2.  Ed. by Regna Darnell and Frederick Gleach.  Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press. 

Article  2006 Events and Nonevents on the Tlingit/Russian/American Colonial Frontier, 1802-1879. Pp. 310-327 In Perspectives on Native North America: Cultures, Histories, and Representations.  Sergei Kan and Pauline Turner Strong, eds.  Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press. 

Article  2004 It's Only Half a Mile from Savagery to Civilization: American Tourists and Southeastern Alaska Natives in the Late Nineteenth Century. Pp. 201-220 In Coming to Shore: Northwest Coast Ethnology, Traditions and Visions.  Marie Mauzé, Michael Harkin, and Sergei Kan, eds.  Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press. 

Article  2001 Friendship, Family, and Fieldwork: One Anthropologist's Adoption by Two Tlingit Families.  Pp. 185-217 In Strangers to Relatives: The Adoption and Naming of Anthropologists in Native North America.  Sergei Kan, ed.  Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press.

Article  1996 Clan Mothers and Godmothers: Tlingit Women and Russian Orthodox Christianity, 1840-1940.  Native American Women's Responses to Christianity.  Special Issue of Ethnohistory, vol. 43(4): 613-641.  Ed. by Michael Harkin and Sergei Kan.

Article  1991 Shamanism and Christianity: Modern-day Tlingit Elders Look at the Past.  Ethnohistory 38 (4): 363-387

Article  1989 Cohorts, Generations, and Their Culture: the Tlingit Potlatch in the 1980s.  Anthropos 84:405-422.

Article  1987 Memory Eternal:  Russian Orthodoxy and the Tlingit Mortuary Complex.  Arctic Anthropology  24 (1):32-55. 

Article  1986 The Nineteenth-century Tlingit Potlatch: a New Perspective.  American Ethnologist  13 (2):191-212.  [American Society for Ethnohistory 1987 Robert F. Heizer Prize for the Best Article in the Field]. 

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John Kopper

Apollon Bezobrazov.  By Boris Poplavsky.  Trans., introd., and ed. by John Kopper.  Bloomington, IN: Slavica, 2015.

  "A Convenient Territory": Russian Literature at the Edge of Modernity.  Essays in Honor of Barry Scherr. Co-edited with Michael Wachtel. Bloomington, IN: Slavica, 2015.

"Фланер как функция в романе Бориса Поплавского Аполлон Безобразов," Russkaia literatura 2014.1.

“The Body Colonial: Colonizer within Colonized in Russian and South African Fiction,” in Transgressing and Traversing Continental Boundaries, ed. John Noyes (Pretoria: Univ. of South Africa, 2009), pp. 169-179.

 “Less Matter, More Art: Tolstoy, Briefly,” in Tolstoy’s Short Fiction, ed. Michael Katz (NY: Norton Critical Edition, 2008), 347–357.

"The Evolution of Nabokov's Evolution," in Nabokov at Cornell, ed. Gavriel Shapiro. (Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2003), 219–230.

“Surrealism under Fire: The Prose of Boris Poplavskii,” The Russian Review , 55 (1996) 245-264.

“Concerted Action in Leskov,” in O Rus! Studia litteraria slavica in honorem Hugh McLean , S Karlinsky, J L Rice, and B P Scherr (eds.), (1995) 330-344.

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Lynn Patyk

Lynn Ellen Patyk

 “Remembering ‘The Terrorism:’ Sergei Stepniak-Kravchinsky’s Underground Russia ” Slavic Review vol. 68 no. 4 (Winter, 2009)

“Dressed to Kill and Die: Terrorism, Gender, and Dress” Jahrbücher für Geschichte Osteuropas 58 /2010.

“The Byronic Terrorist: Boris Savinkov’s Literary Self-Mythologization” in Tony Anemone ed. Just Assassins? The Culture of Russian Terrorism Northwestern University Press, 2010.

“Fallen Women: The Female Terrorist and/as Prostitute in the Russian Literary Tradition” in Sylvia Schraut and Christine Hikel ed. Terrorismus, Geschlecht, Gedächtnis Campus Verlag, 2012.

“The Age of Terrorism in the Age of Literature,” in Randall Law ed. The Routledge History of Terrorism  (Routledge, 2015). 

Written in Blood: Revolutionary Terrorism and Russian Literary Culture, 1861-1881 (University of Wisconsin Press, 2017).

"On Disappointment in Terrorism, War, and Revolution: Boris Savinkov's What Didn't Happen and Leo Tolstoy's War and Peace" (forthcoming, The Russian Review, January 2018).

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Alfia Rakova

Teaching Russian to American Students Through Language Work on Films and Stories About Women. The American scolarly journal Cross-Cultural Studies: Education and Science. Volume 1. 2017. 

Роль словообразования русской разговорной речи в восприятии фильмов американскими студентами. Aspects of the Humanities in Geo-Cultural Space. Istanbul, October 2016.

Developing Conversational Russian Using Voice Tread Outside of Class. Socio-Cultural and Philological Aspects of Teaching and Research. Kyoto University, Japan, 2014. pp. 507-511.

Learning Language While Viewing Russian Film. AATSEEL Newsletter. December 2011, pp. 17-18.

Learning While Watching. Paper. NEMLA Convention, Boston, MA, March 2013

Dialects and Slang in Learning Russian through Literature and Film. Paper. NeMLA Convention, Rochester, NY. March 2012.

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Barry Scherr

Poetry and Poetics:  A Centennial Tribute to Kiril Taranovsky.  Edited by Barry P. Scherr, James Bailey and Vida T. Johnson.   Bloomington, IN:  Slavica, 2014.  Pp. xiii + 425. Includes the article: Barry Scherr, “Taranovsky’s Laws: Further Observations from a Comparative Perspective,” pp. 343-63.

 “The Topography of Terror:  The Real and Imagined City in Dostoevsky’s BesyDostoevsky Studies, 18 (2014), 59-85.

“Reshaping the Past:  Gorky’s Reminiscences of Korolenko.”  The Russian Review, 73 (2014), no. 4, 532-49.

 “Mikropolimetriia Eleny Shvarts” [The Micro-Polymetrical Verse of Elena Shvarts].  In Slavianskii stikh, IX. Ed. T. V. Skulacheva et al.  Moscow:  Rukopisnye pamiatniki Drevnei Rusi, 2012.  Pp. 105–16.

 “An Odessa Odyssey:  Vladimir Jabotinsky’s The Five.”  Slavic Review, 70 (2011), no. 1, 94–115.

Formal Methods in Poetics:  A Collection of Scholarly Works Dedicated to the Memory of Professor M. A. Krasnoperova.  Edited by Barry P. Scherr, James Bailey and Evgeny V. Kazartsev.  Lüdenscheid, Germany:  RAM-Verlag, 2011.  Pp. xi + 315.  Includes the article: Barry Scherr,“Tarkovskii’s Sonnets,“  pp. 124-43.

“Čukovskij's Whitmans,” Russian Literature, 66 (2009), no. 1, 65-98.

The Shining World: Exploring Aleksandr Grin's “Grinlandia”, by Barry P. Scherr and Nicholas Luker, with the collaboration of Simon Ellis.  Nottingham:  Astra Press, 2007. xviii + 189 pp.

Eisenstein at 100:  A Reconsideration.  Edited by Al LaValley and Barry P. Scherr.  New Brunswick, NJ:  Rutgers University Press, 2001. ix + 318 pp. Includes the article: Barry Scherr, “Alexander Nevsky:  Film without a Hero,”  pp. 207-26.

Maksim Gorky:  Selected Letters.  Edited, translated, and commentary by Andrew Barratt and Barry P. Scherr.  Oxford:  Clarendon Press, 1997.  xxvi + 391 pp.

Russian Poetry:  Meter, Rhythm, and Rhyme.  Berkeley:  University of Cali­fornia Press, 1986.  xvi + 366 pp.

 

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Victoria Somoff

The Imperative of Reliability: Russian Prose on the Eve of the Novel, 1820s-1850s. Northwestern University Press, 2015.

“Nonresistance to Fiction: Archaic Folktale vs. Later Tolstoy.” Slavic and Eastern European Journal 60:2 (Summer 2016), pp. 284-306.

“Alexander Veselovsky’s Historical Poetics vs. Cultural Poetics: Remembering the Future.” Ilya Kliger and Boris Maslov, eds., Persistent Forms: Explorations in Historical Poetics, Fordham University Press, 2015.

“Morals and Miracles: The Case of AT 555, The Fisherman and His Wife.” Forthcoming (2016) in Nancy Canepa, ed. Teaching Fairy Tales, Wayne State University Press.  

 

“Four is Not Fourteen: Tongue Twister Patterns and the Unmastery of Language.” Western Folklore 73:2/3 (Spring 2014), pp. 195-215. 

“No Need for Dogs or Women: Muteness in Turgenev’s Mumu.” Russian Literature 68, nos. 3-4 (2010): 501-520.

“On the Metahistorical Roots of the Fairytale.” Western Folklore 61 (2002): 277-294.

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Steve Swayne

Orpheus in Manhattan: William Schuman and the Shaping of America’s Musical Life (Oxford University Press, 2011).

“Remembering and Re-membering: Sondheim, the Waltz, and A Little Night Music ,” Studies in Musical Theatre 1, no. 3 (2007): 259-73.

“William Schuman, World War II, and the Pulitzer Prize,” Musical Quarterly 89, nos. 2-3 (Summer-Fall 2006): 273-320.

How Sondheim Found His Sound (University of Michigan Press, 2005).

“So Much ‘More’: The Music of Dick Tracy ,” American Music 22, no. 1 (Spring 2004): 50-63.

“Hindemith’s Unexpected Grandson,” Hindemith-Jahrbuch 32 (2003): 215-234.

“Sondheim’s Piano Sonata,” Journal of the Royal Musical Association 127 (2002): 258-304.

“ Music for the Theatre , the Young Copland, and the Younger Sondheim,” American Music 20, no. 1 (Spring 2002): 80-101.

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William C. Wohlforth

William C. Wohlforth

The Oxford Handbook of International Security (Oxford: forthcoming January 2018), edited, with Alexndra Gheciu

“An Abiding Antagonism: realism, idealism, and the mirage of US-Russian partnership in the end of the Cold War” (with Vladislav Zubok),  International Politics (published online May 2017).

Is US Grand Strategy Self Defeating? Deep Engagement, Military Spending and Sovereign Debt,” with Carla Norrlof.  Forthcoming in Conflict Management and Peace Science (published online November 2016)

America Abroad: The United States’ Global Role in the 21st Century (Oxford, 2016) (with S. G. Brooks)

“The Once and Future Superpower: Why China Won’t Overtake the United States” Foreign Affairs March-April 2016, 91-104.  (with S.G. Brooks)

"The Rise and Fall of Great Powers in the 21st Century: China’s Rise and the Fate of America’s Global Position,” International Security 40, No. 3 (Winter 2015-16), pp. 7-53. With S. G. Brooks.

“Nation Building Through War,” American Political Science Review Vol. 109, No. 2 May 2015, 279-296. with Nicholas Sambanis and Stergios Skaperdas.

Status in World Politics (Cambridge University Press, 2014) edited with T.V. Paul and Deborah Larson)

“Lean Forward: In Defense of American Engagement,” Foreign Affairs Jan-Feb 2013, pp. 130-142.  With S.G. Brooks and G. J. Ikenberry.

“Don’t Come Home, America: The Case Against Retrenchment,” International Security 37/3 (Winter 2012-13): 7-51.  With S.G. Brooks and G. J. Ikenberry.

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