EccentriCities: Writing in the Margins of Modernism, St. Petersburg to Rio. Manchester University Press, 2013. 384 pages, 40 maps, lithographs, paintings and photographs. (Abstract appended)
Paris Palimpsest: Reading between Lines of Astonished Memory, Writing on the Wall & Execution of the Writer. Interdisciplinary study surveying literary and visual city texts; manuscript in advanced stages. Re-mapping Cultural Memory: Relocations and Resonances in Contemporary Slavic and European Fiction, Film & Theory. Manuscript in early stages of development.
“Recasting the Republic Past/Present: Liudmila Ulitskaia & Lídia Jorge,” Iberoslavica, 2012; Portuguese version, Letras com Vida 4, 2012.
“Dissent, Despair, & the Limits of Dialogue & Dialogism in Dos Passos’ Urban/e U.S.A.,” forthcoming from the Centro Cultural John Dos Passos, 2013.
“Postmodern Portuguese and Russian Re-Mappings of Cultural Memory: Intertextual, Transhistorical, Transcultural Dialogue,” Cumplicidades Comparatistas: Origens, Influencias, Resistencias/VI Congresso Nacional da Associação Portuguesa de Literatura Comparada, December 2009.
“Chantal Akerman’s Cinematic Transgressions: Transhistorical and Transcultural Transpositions, Translingualism, and the Transgendering of the Cinematic Gaze.” Situating the Feminist Gaze and Spectatorship in Post World War II Cinema. Ed. Marcelline Block Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2008.
“Navigating Past/Present: Modes of Mapping Cultural Memory in Contemporary Russian and Luso-Brazilian Literature”/“Kартографические дислокации культурной памяти в современной русской, португальской, и бразильской литературе,” American Contribution to the 14th International Congress of Slavists, Ohrid, 2008. Vol. 2: Literature. Ed. David Bethea. Bloomington: Slavica, 2008. 1-24.
“Unorthodox Confession, Orthodox Conscience: Aesthetic Authority in the Underground,” Studies in East European Thought: Dostoevsky’s Significance for Philosophy and Theology, ed. Ed. R. Bird, 59: 1-2 (June 2007) 65-85.
“Makine’s Testament: Transnationalism, Translation, and the Transformation of the Novel,” Review of Literatures of the European Union, Traduzione Tradizione? Paths in the European Polysystem, 4 (July 2006) 167-186.
“From the Grotesque to the Sublime: Logos and the Purgatorial Landscape of Mertvie dushi and Master i Margarita,” Slavicand East European Journal, 47: 1 (Spring 2003) 45-76.
“Reflection/Refraction of the Dying Light: Narrative Vision in Nineteenth-century Russian and French Fiction,” Comparative Literature, 54: 1 (winter 2002) 2-22.
“Dispossessed Sons and Displaced Meaning in Faulkner’s Modern Cosmos,” Mississippi Quarterly, 50: 3 (Summer 1997) 427-443.
Lotman’s World, dir. Adne Nelk, review essay forthcoming in Film and History, 2013.
Val Vinokur’s The Trace of Judaism: Dostoevsky, Babel, Mandelstam, Levinas, Canadian Slavonic Papers/Revue Canadienne des Slavistes, 52: 3-4 (Sept.-Dec. 2010).
Sarah J. Young’s Dostoevsky’s The Idiot and the Ethical Foundations of Narrative: Reading, Narrating, Scripting. Slavic and East European Journal, 51: 1 (2007) 151-153.
Julian Graffy’s Gogol’s “The Overcoat,” Slavic and East European Journal, 46: 2 (Summer 2002) 392-394.
Françoise Genevray’s i, 30 (2003).
Michel Aucouturier’s Le Realisme socialiste, Slavic and East European Journal, 44 : 1 (Spring 2000) 140-142.
Natalie Ferrand, “Toward a Database of Novelistic Topoi,” The Novel: Volume 2: Forms and Themes, ed. Franco Moretti, Princeton University Press, 2006. 324-45.
Luiz Costa Lima, “The Novel and the Control of the Imagination,” The Novel: Volume 1. 37-68.
José Luiz Passos, “Macunaíma,” in The Novel: Volume 2. 896-905.
Roberto Schwarz, “Machado’s Turnabout: Posthumous Memoirs of Brás Cubas,” in The Novel: Volume 1: Volume 1. 816-40.
Sylvie Thorel Cailleteau, “La poésie de la médiocrité” and “Vénus décomposée, lecture de Nana,” in The Novel: Volume 2. 64-94, 541-47.
“Comparative Verbal and Visual Cartographies: Re-mappings of Cultural Memory in Contemporary Lusophone Literature and Art by Antunes, Agualusa, Jorge, Vieira da Silva, Geiger and Varejão,” atelier: “Géocritique, littérature comparée et au-delà,” International Comparative Literature Association (ICLA/AILC), Paris, July 2013.
“Recasting Authorship and Authority: Refractory Writers in Reflexive Russian and Lusophone Works,” atelier: “Raconter la théorie dans le roman,” ICLA/AILC, Sorbonne, Paris, July 2013.
“Daughters: Gendered and Generic Reconfigurations in Petrushevskaia and Jorge (Comparative Notes on Doubling, Dispossession, Deviance, Dissembling, Dialogue and Dialogism),” International conference on Iberian and Slavonic Cultures in Contact and Comparison: Interfaces within Gender Studies, University of Lisbon, Portugal, May 2013.
“Re-routing Cultural Memory in the Paris Metro,” seminar on “Mapping the City: Minority Narratives and the Multiethnic Metropolis,” American Comparative Literature Association (ACLA), Toronto, April 2013.
(Re)visionary Reflections: Khrzhanovsky’s A Room & a Half and Nelk’s Lotman’s World” “Animated Film in Eastern Europe and the Former Soviet Union,” Modern Language Association (MLA), Boston, Jan. 2013.
“Reimagining Story & History: Photographic Images in Post-modern Novels,” 7th International Conference of the Portuguese Comparative Literature Association (APLC), Universidade de Aveiro, Portugal, Dec. 2012.
Invited discussant, “(Wo)manning the Can(n)on: Creation, Procreation, and Destruction,” Association for the Study of Slavic, East European and Eurasian Studies (ASEEES), Washington, DC, November 2011.
“Re-casting Russian Writers: Geographical Relocations, Generic Reconfigurations: Tarkovsky, Khrzhanovsky,” American Assoc. of Teachers of Slavic & East European Languages (AATSEEL), Los Angeles, January 2011.
“Tightropes: Transcultural Renegotiations of Portuguese Cultural Identity in Contemporary Literature,” upcoming presentation at the 7th International Conference of the American Portuguese Studies Association (APSA): Trans-Atlantic Exchanges, Brown University, October 2010.
“Recasting the Republic Past/Present: Liudmila Ulitskaia & Lídia Jorge,” COMPARES: 4th Intnt’l Conference of Iberian & Slavonic Cultures in Contact & Comparison: ResPublica(s), Univ. of Lisbon, May 2010.
“Estar é Ser: Pessoa, Place, & Plural Authorship.” Invited response to Richard Zenith. Whose Words: Alternate Theories of Authorship in Portuguese and American Poetry in the 20th Century. Univ. of Lisbon, May 2010.
Associate Professor of Comparative Literature, SUNY Brockport, 2005-present
Fulbright Fellow, Programa em Teoria da Literatura & Departamento de Estudos Anglísticos, Faculdade de Letras, Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal, 2009-2010
Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow, Humanities Forum, University of Pennsylvania, 2004–2005
Lecturer/AI, Departments of Comparative Literature, Humanities, Romance Languages and Literature, Slavic Languages & Literature, Visual Arts, & Princeton Writing Program, Princeton University, 1999-2004
Lecturer, Department of Classical and Modern Languages and Literatures, Rutgers University, Newark, 2003
International Association of Slavists (IAS), member of the Commission for Iberian-Slavonic Comparative Research, 2010-present.
Centro de Literaturas e Culturas Lusófonas e Europeias (CLEPUL), Faculdade de Letras, Universidade de Lisboa, research affiliate & advisory board member, 2010-present.
Suny Teacher Education Network (S-TEN/C-TEN), College at Brockport Committee member, Spring 2013-present.
Womens and Gender Studies Advisory Board, SUNY-Brockport, 2008-present.
English Department Curriculum Committee, SUNY-Brockport, 2006–2009, 2010-2011, Chair, 2013-2014.
English Department Search Committees in World Literature, Modernist British Literature, & Film Studies, SUNY-Brockport, 2005–2006, 2006-2007, 2008-2009, 2011-2012.