utopia

William Leidy

portrait: Isaac Bleaman
Contact: 

leidy AT stanford D0T edu

Focal Group(s): 
Performance
Curriculum Vitae: 

Dissertation Title: Scandal and Literature: Dostoevsky's Polemics and Gombrowicz's Provocations

M.A. Thesis Title: Dostoevsky's Underground Type in The Double and Notes from Underground

 

Conference Papers:

  • Dostoevsky on Glasnost': Early Hopes, Later Misgivings. California Slavic Colloquium. (University of California, San Diego, April 2012)
  • The Proliferation of Scandal in Dostoevsky's The Idiot: New Media and Old-Fashioned Gossip. AATSEEL National Conference. (Seattle, WA, January 2012)
  • The Scandal of Gombrowicz. AATSEEL National Conference (Pasadena, CA, January 2011)
  • The New Soviet Way of Life--Ideals and Implementation: An Analysis of Changing Soviet Society Through Tret'iakov's I Want a Child! and Erdman's The Suicide. California Slavic Colloquium. (University of California, Berkeley, April 2009)
  • Gombrowicz and Form in Ferdydurke. California Slavic Colloquium. (Stanford University, April 2007)
  • Mandelstam's "Peterburgskie Strofy" and Baudelaire's "Correspondances." California Slavic Colloquium. (University of Southern California, April 2006)

Selected Awards: Stanford Humanities Center Geballe Dissertation Prize Fellowship (2010-2011)

Teaching Experience:

  • Winter-Spring 2012. Teaching fellow for "Poetic Justice: Order and Imagination in Russian Culture."
  • Spring 2009. Teaching assistant for “Tolstoy’s Anna Karenina and the Social Thought of His Times.” Professor: Gregory Freidin.
  • Winter 2009. Teaching assistant for "Dostoevsky and His Times." Professor: Joseph Frank.
  • 2007-2008. Teacher of two separate sections of First-Year Russian.

Languages: English, Russian, Polish, French (reading), Old Church Slavonic (reading)

Related Field (Ph.D. Minor): Comparative Literature 

Language(s): 
Russian

D. Brian Kim

portrait: D. Brian Kim
Contact: 

dbkim@stanford.edu

Office Hours: 
by appointment
Focal Group(s): 
Performance

Entered Ph.D. program in Slavic Languages and Literatures in Fall 2009.

M.A. thesis in Russian literature:
'Seduction, Subterfuge, Subversion: Rewriting Molière in Imperial Russia'

Presentations:

'Seduction, Subterfuge, Subversion: Rewriting Molière in Imperial Russia.' The French Language in Russia, University of Bristol, 2012.

'The Play of Language and the Language of the Play.' California Slavic Colloquium, Stanford University, 2011.

Languages: French, Japanese, Korean, Polish, Russian

Education: 

2009: B.A., Williams College, cum laude in Linguistics

Language(s): 
French
Language(s): 
Russian
Language(s): 
Japanese
Language(s): 
Korean
Language(s): 
Polish
Syndicate content