Dina Khapaeva

Professor of Russian, Director of Russian Program

Member Of:
  • School of Modern Languages
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Overview

Dr. Dina Khapaeva is Professor at the School of Modern Languages, the Georgia Institute of Technology. Her research comprises Russian studies, death studies, cultural studies, historical memory, and intellectual history. Dr. Khapaeva authored six monographs, including The Celebration of Death in Contemporary Culture (The University of Michigan Press, 2017 (Russian translation «Занимательная смерть: развлечения эпохи антигуманизма», The New Literary Observer, 2020), Nightmares: From Literary Experiments to Cultural Project (Brill, 2013), Portrait critique de la Russie: Essais sur la société gothique (Les éditions de Aube, 2012). Her books were reviewed by Cultural Critique, The Los Angeles Review of Books, Slavic Review, Slavic and East European Journal, The Russian Review, The Slavonic and East European Review, Journal of Russian Communications, The New Literary ObserverThe Polish Review, among others. Her numerous articles have appeared in journals including Communist and Post-Communist StudiesSocial ResearchAnnales: Histoire, Sciences SocialesLe DébatMerkurSocial Sciences InformationThe South Atlantic Quarterly, Russian Literature.

Among her most recent book chapters, "The Russian Revolution 1917" in the collective volume Revolutions: How They Changed History and What They Mean Today, ed. by Peter Furtado (Thames & Hudson, 2020) was acknowledged in the New York Journal of Books.

In 2016, she received an Invited Professorship at the Écoles des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales in Paris.

Interests

Research Fields:
  • Literary and Cultural Studies
  • Russian
Issues:
  • History and Memory
  • Language and Popular Culture
  • Literature

Courses

  • LMC-2823: Special Topics-Lit/Cult
  • LMC-3202: Studies in Fiction
  • RUSS-1250: Vampires International
  • RUSS-1813: Special Topics
  • RUSS-2001: Intermediate Russian I
  • RUSS-3001: Advanced Russian I
  • RUSS-3002: Advanced Russian II
  • RUSS-3005: Russian for Herit Spkrs
  • RUSS-3222: Russ 20th Cent Lit&Film
  • RUSS-4300: Imperial Imagination
  • RUSS-4500: Intercultural Seminar
  • RUSS-6500: Intercultural Seminar
  • RUSS-8804: Special Topics

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