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Jillian Burgie Costello

Ph.D studies 2016-present, Slavic Languages and Literatures

Other affiliations: Philosophy and Literature

Bio: Jillian Costello is a graduate student in Slavic Languages and Literatures at Stanford University. Her interests include Russian modernism and science fiction, literature and science, literature and philosophy, ethics, and subjectivity. She is currently working on a dissertation examining representations of scientifically altered bodies in early Soviet fiction as a site of negotiation with the contemporary discourse of human transformation.

 

Education

Ph.D, 2016-present, Slavic Languages and Literatures; Related Field: Philosophy + Literature
 
M.A. Comparative Literature, University of Colorado Boulder
Focused on 20th century French and Russian literature with a focus on modernism, history, ethics, and metafiction
 
B.A. Liberal Arts, St. John's College
Studied diversified curriculum based on the Great Books of Western Civilization, including four years of literature, philosophy, math, science, and foreign languages.