Teaching

D. TEACHING EXPERIENCE

University of St Andrews

Spring 2016:   

Grammar Component for RU1002 (second-semester Russian)

Russian-to-English Translation Component for RU3002 (third-year Russian)

RU4132, “Contemporary Russian Literature” (honours module taught and designed with Dr Boris Dralyuk, included lectures and seminars)

Supervisor for five year-abroad dissertations (third-year Russian)

Supervisor for Masters Dissertation on Olga Grushin and Andrei Makine

Seminars on Lermontov and Turgenev for CO4002 (Comparative Literature Module on “The Literary Canon” )

Four Seminars for ML5002 (Postgraduate Literature Module on Literary Theory)

Fall 2015: 

Grammar Component for RU1001 (first-semester Russian)

RU3046, “Soviet Culture Under Stalin” (self-designed honours module, included lectures and seminars)

Seminars on Postcolonialism for CO3001 (Comparative Literature Module on Literary Theory)

Spring 2015:

Three Sections of Mixed Skills for RU1002 (First-Year Russian II)

Seven Weeks of 20th-Century Literature Component for RU2004 and RU2006 (Lecture & Seminars for Second-Year Russian)

Russian-to-English Translation Component for RU3002 (Third-Year Russian)

Supervisor for Undergraduate Dissertation on Chingiz Aitmatov

Weekly Seminars for CO2002 (Comparative Literature Module on “Journeys”)

Lermontov Seminar for CO4002 (Final-Year Comparative Literature Module on “The Literary Canon” )

Two Seminars on Postcolonial Theory for ML5002 (Postgraduate Literature Module on Literary Theory)

Fall 2014:

Weekly Literature Seminars for RU1005 (Post-A-Level Russian I)

Russian-to-English Translation Component for RU1005 (Post-A-Level, First-Year Russian)

Russian-to-English Translation Component for RU3001 (Third-Year Russian)

Russian-to-English Translation Component for RU3005 (Post-Year-Abroad, Third-Year Russian)

Two Seminars on Postcolonial Theory for CO3001 (Comparative Literature Module on Literary Theory

RU3044, “Russia’s Literary Easts” (self-designed honours module, included lectures and seminars)

Supervisor for Undergraduate Dissertation on Chingiz Aitmatov

Columbia University

Spring 2010 The Novel in the U.S. and U.S.S.R., 1925–1940: Literature Confronts Social Crisis (self-designed; taught as winner of the Slavic Department Course Competition)

Fall 2009 Second-Year Russian I

Spring 2009 First-Year Russian II

Fall 2008 First-Year Russian I

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