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Revolutionary Enthusiasm
Zoshchenko
Platonov
Intellectual History
History of Emotions

Jason Cieply

Lecturer in Slavic Languages and Literatures

Dissertation:

Voices of Enthusiasm: the Mobilization of Revolutionary Emotion in Soviet Literature and Culture. Stanford University, 2016

 

B.A. Kenyon College, 2004-2008

BA thesis in Russian literature:

Sopostavlenie obrazov intelligenta i prostitutki v russkom literaturnom topose prostitutsii devatnadtsatogo veka: Dostoevskii i Chekhov (The Juxtaposition of the Images of the Intelligent and the Prostitute in Russian Literary Topos of the Nineteenth Century: Dostoevsky and Chekhov)

BA thesis in English:

Nabokov and literary migration

Academic articles:

“The Silent Side of Polyphony: On the Disappearances of ‘Silentium!’ from the Drafts of Dostoevskii and Bakhtin,” Slavic Review, Fall 2016

 

Translations

Roman Osminkin, “Apolitical,” “The Hipsters Are Coming,” “Love Your Motherland Dear Son,” and “Ural Decadence” in Not a Word About Politics (New York, Cicada Press, 2016).

Nariman Skakov, “Ekphrastic Metaphysics of Dzhan,” Ulbandus: The Slavic Review of Columbia University 14 (2012): 76-92.

Mikhail Gasparov, “Briusov and Literalism,” Russian Writers on Translation: An Anthology, ed. Brian James Baer and Natalia Olshanskaya (Manchester: St. Jerome, 2013): 132-134.

Samuel Marshak, “Robert Burns Turns 200,” Russian Writers on Translation: An Anthology, ed. Brian James Baer and Natalia Olshanskaya (Manchester: St. Jerome, 2013): 92-93.

Samuel Marshak, “The Poetry of Translation,” Russian Writers on Translation: An Anthology, ed. Brian James Baer and Natalia Olshanskaya (Manchester: St. Jerome, 2013): 93-95.

Valerii Briusov, “A Few Reflections on Translating Horace’s Odes into Russian Verse,” Russian Writers on Translation: An Anthology, ed. Brian James Baer and Natalia Olshanskaya (Manchester: St. Jerome, 2013): 69-71.

Valerii Briusov, “On the Translation of Virgil’s Aeneid,” Russian Writers on Translation: An Anthology, ed. Brian James Baer and Natalia Olshanskaya (Manchester: St. Jerome, 2013): 71-73.

 

Conference papers:

Platonov as Proletarian Shrieker: Voicing Political Radicalism in the Revolutionary Province, ASEEES Annual Convention, Washington DC, 2016

Participant on roundtable entitled Global Forms, Russia(n) Fetishes: Theory and Contemporary Poetic Practice, ASEEES Annual Convention, Washington DC, 2016

The Anatomy of a Performance: on the Reception of Roman Osminkin’s Techno-Poetry, ASEEES Annual Convention, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2015

Lay Psychotechnics and the Sublimation of Soviet Emotion in Zoshchenko's Youth Restored, AATSEEL Conference, Vancouver, British Columbia, 2015

Shake, Shimmy, and Shove: Zoshchenko, Vertov, and Platonov on 'Spiritual Simplicity' in the Soviet Reception of Jazz Dance, ASEEES Annual Convention, San Antonio, Texas, 2014

Staging the End of History: Mayakovsky and Kharm, Literary Theatricality: Theatrical Text, Princeton University, 2012.

Nabokov’s Monkish Maneuvers: Nabokov’s monkish maneuvers: Hagiographic topoi as a depoliticizing device in “The Life of Chernyshevsky,” California Slavic Colloquium, University of California San Diego, 2012

Silence about "Silentium!", California Slavic Colloquium, New Takes on Old Texts, University of Southern California, 2010

Nabokov and literary migration, Midwest Slavic Conference, Panel on Slavic Linguistics and Ideology, the Ohio State University, 2008.

 

Awards and Fellowships:

Geballe Dissertation Prize Fellow, Stanford Humanities Center, Stanford University, 2015-2016

Fulbright Program Research Grant recipient, St. Petersburg, Russia, 2014-2015

Center for Russian East European and Eurasian Studies Summer Travel Grant, Stanford University, 2014

Europe Center Advanced Graduate Student Fellowship, Stanford University, 2013-2014

Center for Russian East European and Eurasian Studies Summer Travel Grant, Stanford University, 2013

DLCL Fellowship & Research Stipend, Stanford University, 2009-2014

Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship, Tomsk, Russia, 2008-2009

U.S. Department of State Critical Language Scholarship, Tomsk, Russia, 2008

Phi Beta Kappa, Beta Chapter of Ohio, Kenyon College, 2008

Kenyon College Baccalaureate speaker, Humanities Division, 2008

MLL Russian Prize, Honors Day, Kenyon College, 2007, 2008

MLL Edward Harvey Prize, French Departmental Award, Honors Day, Kenyon College, 2008

First Place, American Council of Teachers of Russian's National Post-Secondary Russian Essay Contest, 2007, 2008

American Council of Teachers of Russian's Russian Laureate Award, 2008

U.S. Department of State Critical Language Scholarship, St. Petersburg, Russia, 2007

 

Teaching Experience: 

 

LITERATURE

SLAVIC 260: History and Politics of Russian Language, Stanford University, Spring 2017

Teaching Assistant

Poetic Justice: Exploring Dostoevsky’s Russia, Stanford University Summer Humanities Institute, Summer 2016

Teaching Assistant

SLAVIC 146/346: The Great Russian Novel: Theories of Time and Action, Stanford University, Winter 2013

Teaching Assistant                                                                                                           

IHUM 28A: Poetic Justice: Order and Imagination in Russia, Teagle Foundation: Graduate Student Teaching in the Foreign Literatures, Stanford University, Winter 2011

Teaching Assistant

 

LANGUAGE AND CULTURE

SLAVLANG 182: Fifth-Year Russian, Stanford University, Winter 2017, Spring 2017

SLAVLANG 111-113: Third-Year Russian, Stanford University, Spring 2012, Spring 2013, Fall 2016, Winter 2017, Spring 2017

SLAVLANG 55: Intermediate Russian Conversation, Fall 2016, Winter 2017

SLAVLANG 52: Second-Year Russian, Stanford University, Winter 2012

SLAVLANG 1: First-Year Russian, Stanford University, Fall 2011

Language and Orientation Tutoring Program, Stanford University, 2010-2013

Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship, Tomsk Polytechnic University, Russia, 2008-2009

Apprentice Teacher, First and Second-Year Russian, Kenyon Intensive Language Model, Kenyon College, 2006-2008