Christina Schwartz, Ph.D. Candidate 2023


B.A. University of Chicago (Slavic Languages and Literatures) 2011
M.A. University of Chicago (Slavic Languages and Literatures) 2011
Entered Berkeley program in 2012

Paper submitted with application to Berkeley:
“Zhestokij Vakuum”: Textualization of Space and Spatialization of Text in Sigizmund Krzhizhanovskij’s Avtobiografiia Trupa

Research Interests: The Russian avant-garde; Late-Soviet and Contemporary Russian literature and visual culture; 20th Century Czech literature and culture; critical theory; narrative theory; Soviet architecture; visionary/rhetorical architecture

Languages known and studied: Russian, Czech, Spanish, German, Old Church Slavonic

Conference participation:
January 2012, AATSEEL Conference (Seattle, WA), Pirozhki Papers: Narrative as Abjection in Nikolai Gogol’s “Ivan Fyodorovich Shponka and his Aunt”

Study Abroad:
Summer 2009: ACTR Russian Langauge and Culture, Vladimir, Russia
Fall 2009: Smolny College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, St. Petersburg, Russia