Thomas Roberts

Thomas Roberts
Thomas
L.
Roberts

Assistant Professor of Russian, East European and Eurasian Studies, Smith College

Center Associate
Expertise
Russian and Soviet cinema
critical theory
Current Project
Embattled Realism: Russian Fiction between Mimesis and Transcendence
Foreign Language

Education

Ph.D.
, Slavic Languages and Literatures
, Stanford University
Selected Publications

“The Violence of Antiquated Forms: Fedorchenko’s Angels of Revolution.” Forthcoming in Studies in Russian and Soviet Cinema 13, No. 3 (2019).

“The Horde (Andrei Proshkin, 2012).” In The Russian Cinema Reader, Volume 3, ed. Rima Salys. Forthcoming from Academic Studies Press, 2019.

“Translating Sacred Space: Church Ekphrasis in Leskov and Chekhov.” In “On Behalf of All and for All”: The Place of Liturgy in Russian Culture, ed. Ronald Vroon, Jeffrey Riggs and Sean Griffin. Forthcoming from Slavica Publishers, 2019.

“Nina Ruslanova: Traversing the Spaces of Late Socialism.” In Women in Soviet Film: The Thaw and Post-Thaw Periods, ed. Tim Harte and Marina Rojavin (Routledge, 2017), 49-70.

“‘Simply an anachronism’: Repetition and Meaning in Kira Muratova’s Chekhovian Motifs.” Studies in Russian and Soviet Cinema 7, No. 1 (2013): 39-59.

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Telephone
404.683.5602