Kitzinger

Assistant Professor
Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley
M.A., Middlebury College School of Russian
B.A., Yale University

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15 Seminary Place, Room 4120
New Brunswick, NJ 08901

Spring 2021 Office Hours: Wednesdays 11:30-12:30pm/Thursdays 4:15-5:30pm
Zoom Virtual Office - PW: 847250

 

 

Research Interests:

19th century Russian literature and culture. The Russian and European novel; narrative theory and theory of the novel (Georg Lukács and Mikhail Bakhtin); intersections between philosophy and literature; Russian realism and Symbolism; serialization and adaptation; literary character. 

Honors/Awards:

Fellow at the International Doctoral Program ‘Mimesis,’ Ludwig Maximilians Universität, Munich (Summer 2017)

Princeton Society of Fellows (2016-2017)

Dissertation Completion Grant, Mabelle McLeod Lewis Memorial Fund

Townsend Dissertation Fellowship, UC Berkeley

Berkeley Language Center Fellowship, UC Berkeley

Mellon Discovery Fellowship, Townsend Center for the Humanities, UC Berkeley

Publications:

“Dinner at the English Club: Character on the Margins in Tolstoy’s War and Peace,” Slavic and East European Journal 61.2 (Summer 2017): 311–330. (forthcoming)

“‘A Variety of Forms’: Reading Bodies in Nabokov,” Nabokov Studies 14 (2016): 1–30.

 “Istoriia vsekh”: Epilog i sistema personazhei v romane Tolstogo ‘Voina i mir’ [“The history of all”: The epilogue and the character-system of Tolstoy’s War and Peace]. In Lev Tolstoi i mirovaia literatura: Materialy IX Mezhdunarodnoi nauchnoi konferentsii, edited by Galina Alekseeva (2016). (Conference presentation)

  “‘This Ancient, Fragile Vessel’: Degeneration in Bely’s Petersburg,” Slavic and East European Journal 57:3 (Fall 2013): 403–424.

Book Manuscript in Progress

Mimetic Lives: Tolstoy, Dostoevsky, and Character in the Novel

Courses Taught at Rutgers:

Dostoevsky (01:860:330:01; AH o, p)

Tolstoy's War and Peace (01:860:330:01; WCd)

Tolstoy (01:860:331:01; AH o, p; WCd)

Gender and Sexuality in Russian Literature (01:860:435:01)