Kathryn DeWaele


M.A. Slavic Languages & Literatures, UC Berkeley, 2016
B.A. Russian & French, Amherst College, 2013
Entered Berkeley program in 2014

Paper submitted with application to Berkeley:
“Infectious Words: Art and / as Adultery in Tolstoy and Zola”

Research Interests: Russian Naturalism & Realism, Tolstoy, narratives of adultery; Zola & the Experimental Novel; relationship between the visual arts and literature; Russian émigré literature of the First Wave in interwar period Berlin & Paris, Nina Berberova; theory of autobiographical & memoir writing.

Languages known and studied: French, Russian, German, OCS

Study Abroad:
2011: Institut d’études politiques de Paris (Sciences Po); Paris, France
2013-14: Fellow at the École Normale Supérieure (ENS); Paris, France
Summer 2016: RusLanguage Program; Moscow, Russia