Galina Durinova

Russian studies, comparative literary studies, linguistics. Digital teaching methods

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RESEARCH INTERESTS

Historical semantics & conceptual history, imperialism & nationalism, indigenous studies, linguistic stylistics, discourse analysis, digital humanities, linguistic poetics, text linguistics

QUALIFICATIONS

 

2021 – D.U. "Chef de projet digital learning", Nanterre Paris-10 University & Ecole des Gobelins.

2016 - PhD in Russian philology (Russian linguistics), Lomonosov Moscow State University, Department of Russian, Faculty of Philology. PhD topic: “The word as object of historical semantics:" citizen "and" society "in the Russian language of the second half of the 18th - first third of the 19th century".

2014 – Teacher of Russian as a foreign language, Lomonosov Moscow State University. Department of Russian as foreign language.

2012 – Master 2 in Russian philology, Lomonosov Moscow State University. Department of Russian, Faculty of Philology.

2011 – Master 1 in general and applied linguistics, Nanterre Paris-10 University. 

Contact : via the contact page of this web site

TEACHING & RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

University of Basel, Switzerland, Department of Slavic studies:  Start-up grant holder from the Doctoral program in Literary studies (2021– 2022)

Carrying out research for a forthcoming project: “Literary imagination and Imperial expansion. Russian and Polish literary ethnography of the late imperial period”.

University of Strasbourg, France, Department of Slavic studies: Lecturer in Russian Language and Culture (2018–2020)

Teaching Russian language for French and Russian heritage speakers at all undergraduate levels, teaching Russian literature and history.

Fondation Maison des Sciences de l'homme, Paris, France: Research Fellow (2018).

Carrying out research for a project “Linguistic Subjectivity in Poetry: M. Tsvetaeva, H. Crane, Y. Bonnefoy”

National Research University Higher School of Economics, Saint-Petersburg, Russia: Senior lecturer in Comparative literature (2016–2018)

Teaching Russian and European literature of all periods, teaching literary theory, history of the novel (courses and seminars). Supervising students completing bachelor’s theses in literature and linguistics.

Lomonosov Moscow State university, Center of International Education: Russian language teacher (2011–2012)

Teaching Russian as a foreign language for Chinese and English native speakers students.

ORIGINAL COURSES TAUGHT

 

  • Russian language of the press for the advanced level (BA/MA)

  • Russian written language for heritage speakers (BA)

  • Intensive course of Russian for beginners (BA)

  • History of the novel (BA/MA)

  • The role of the poet in Russian society: 19th-21st centuries (BA/MA)

  • Russian history of the 19th century (BA)

  • Colonial text in Russian literature: L. Tolstoy’s Hadji-Murat (BA)

  • Decembrism in Russian literature (BA)

 

OTHER COURSES TAUGHT:

 

  • Russian conversational language (BA)

  • Russian written language (BA)

  • History of European literature (Antiquity, Middle Age, Renaissance, Modernity) (BA)

  • Literary theory (BA/MA)

  • Historical semantics of the Russian language (MA)

  • Theory of stylistics (MA)

  • French language at all undergraduate levels (BA)

CONFERENCE PAPERS

 

Avril 2022 - « “Russian mission” towards the indigenous people:  conceptualizing emotions, creating linguistic norms” ». (International Conference on the History of Concepts: “Global Modernity. Emotions, Temporalities and Concepts”, Berlin, Germany)

 

February 2022 – “Concepts of human diversity in the late Russian Empire. Towards the “colonial lexicon” of the Russian language of the late 19Th century”. (Young Forum of Slavic Literary Studies, University of Graz, Austria).

 

Octobre 2021-  “Siberian Migration in global perspective. Constructing the transnationalism and the dual identities of the Russian inorodtsy during the 19th  century” (online Aleksanteri Institute Conference “Eurasia and Global Migration” Helsinki, Finland)

 

16/06/2021 – « L’ethnographie littéraire : projet d’une littérature de masse? Le genre du récit ethnographique chez Nossilov et Infantjev » (online international workshop « Littérature de masse en Russie du 18-21ème siècles », (Sorbonne University, Paris, France).

 

June 2021 – « Literary imagination and imperial expansion: Russian literary ethnography in the end of the 19th century” (Slavisches Seminar, Basel university, Switzerland)

 

December 2017 - « Marina Tsvétaeva entre la poétique et la politique : poème sur la Garde Blanche écrit en France ». (International conference « Dialogue franco-russe dans les années 20-30 : impact intellectuel », Strasbourg University, France).

 

May, 2017 - : « La révolution française et les intellectuels russes (18-19 siècles) ». (International workshop « Echos de la Marseillaise », Université Paul Valéry, Montpelier, France).

 

June, 2016 - « La stylistique linguistique : comment enseignons-nous la politesse ? ». (International conference « Aux frontières de la politesse et de l'impolitesse. Approche interdisciplinaire aux interactions ordinaires », Université Sorbonne Nouvelle, Paris, France).

 

August, 2014 - “Two axles of Russian socio-political language: official and oppositional discourse of the second half of the XVIII century” (International Conference on the History of Concepts “Communicating Concepts – Conceptualizing Communication”, University of Bielefeld, Germany).

 

June, 2013 - « Russian socio-political language in the 18th century: French influence”. (International conference “History of political thought”, Mary Queen University, London, Great Britain).

 

April, 2013 – «Метод Begriffsgeschichte в лингвистике». (International conference of the Young scholars in philology, University of Tarty, Estonia)

 

 

MAIN WORKS

Current book project:

  • Unspeakable voices. Subaltern’s narratives in Russian and Polish literary ethnography in the late imperial period (1880s – 1900s).

Reviews:

  1. “On Susan Layton’s Russian Literature and Empire, Cambridge University press, 1994”, 101 livres pour comprendre la Russie et les Etats issus de son Empire (collective project by GDRus, forthcoming in 2022).

Manuscripts :

  1. “Concepts of Diversity and “Tolerance in the Zhivaia Starina Ethnographic Review (1890)”

In French peer-reviewed journals:

  1. Le langage sociopolitique russe face à la France des Lumières : de Radichtchev aux décembristes(Asterion, n. 24, 2021).

  2. L’ethnographie littéraire pour un lecteur de masse ? La revue Živaja starina et le genre du récit ethnographique en Russie des années 1890-1900. (Forthcoming in Revue des études slaves, n. 1, 2022).

 

In Russian peer-reviewed journals:

  1. Темпоральная семантика слова “общество” // Социологическое обозрение. Т.14, № 1, 2015. С. 68-104.

  2. Слово и понятие “гражданин” в русском языке XVIII в. (К вопросу о лингвистической основе истории понятий) // Вестник Православного Свято-Тихоновского гуманитарного университета. Серия 3: Филология. 2015. № 1 (41). С. 18-38.

  3. Русский социально-политический язык: "Наказ" Екатерины II // Вестник Московского университета. Серия 21. «Управление» (государство и общество). №1, 2015. С. 3-13

  4. Содержание и смысл поэмы М. Цветаевой «Перекоп» // Критика и семиотика. 2017. № 1. С. 263-293

  5. Семантико-синтаксический подход в исторической лексикологии // Материалы IV Межвузовской научно-практической конференции «Актуальные проблемы современной лингвистики». 20-21 апреля 2015 года. СПб.: Изд-во СПбГЭТУ "ЛЭТИ", 2015. С. 32-34.

 

Chapters in collective monographs:

  1. «Tentative de chambre» de Marina Tsvétaieva: une première approche // Louyest A., Roberts G. (éds). Etre russe, écrire à l'étranger. Series: Travaux Interdisciplinaires et plurilingues - Volume 19. Bern, Berlin, Bruxelles, Frankfurt am Main, New York, Oxford, Wien: Peter Lang International academic publishers, 2013. P. 75-82.

  2. Поэтический нарратив как объект лингвистики текста (поэма К. Рылеева "Войнаровский") // В кн.: Современное русское языкознание и лингводидактика. М., 2018. Pp.159-169

  3. Семантическая структура поэмы М. Цветаевой "Попытка комнаты" // Человек: образ и сущность. 2015. С. 207-220.

  4. Метод Begriffsgeschichte в лингвистике // Русская филология. Вып.25. Тарту, 2014. С. 366-369.

  5. История понятия “гражданин” и вопрос о происхождении общества // От формирования ценностей к изобретению традиций. / Под ред. М.Г. Пугачева и др. М.: МВШСЭН, 2015. С. 72-87.