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Abstract

Course Afffiliation

J495: Senior Seminar: Soviet Civilization

Faculty Advisor

Professor Ann Livschiz

Chair/Discussant

Professor Ann Livschiz

Brief Biography

David C. Brandon is a recent graduate with a Bachelor’s in English and a minor in History. The focuses of his academic endeavors are gender, sexuality, and literature in Imperial Russia and the early Soviet Union. In 2009, he was the recipient of the Sharon Alt Piepenbrink Award for “Her Head Was Working, Her Soul Seemed to Rise: The Intersection of Soviet Literature, Politics, Gender.” In the fall, he plans to begin applying to graduate programs, which have specializations in Russian/Soviet history. With that goal in mind, he is currently attempting to learn the Russian language independently.

Start Date

8-5-2010 8:45 AM

End Date

8-5-2010 10:00 AM

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Tearing off the Mask: Reappraising the Public and Private Lives of Soviet Women in the 1930s

David C. Brandon is a recent graduate with a Bachelor’s in English and a minor in History. The focuses of his academic endeavors are gender, sexuality, and literature in Imperial Russia and the early Soviet Union. In 2009, he was the recipient of the Sharon Alt Piepenbrink Award for “Her Head Was Working, Her Soul Seemed to Rise: The Intersection of Soviet Literature, Politics, Gender.” In the fall, he plans to begin applying to graduate programs, which have specializations in Russian/Soviet history. With that goal in mind, he is currently attempting to learn the Russian language independently.