Katie Frevert


B.A. Russian and East European Studies and Creative Writing, Oberlin College, 2022
Entered Berkeley program 2023

Paper submitted with Berkeley application: “‘Kill the State in Yourself’: Totalitarianism and the Illiberal Dissidence of Egor Letov”

Research interests: Late Soviet literature and counterculture; alternative theoretical approaches to dissent; aesthetics of radical politics; self-narration and Soviet subjectivity; Soviet and post-Soviet rock music

Languages known and studied: Russian, Bosnian/Croatian/Serbian, Old Church Slavic