Curriculum Vitae Irina Novikova Ph.D, M.V.Lomonosov Moscow State University Professor, Department of Culture and Literature, University of Latvia Director, the Center for Gender Studies, University of Latvia Education and degrees: 1973-1976 – student of the Faculty of Foreign Languages at the University of Latvia 1976-1979 – student of The Faculty of Philology, M.V.Lomonosov Moscow State University, Graduation Diploma in English Philology and American Studies 1980-1984 – full-time doctoral studies at the Department of World Literature, Faculty of Philology, M.V.Lomonosov Moscow State University 1985 – PhD Thesis defence “American Philosophical Novel: Robert Penn Warren, William Styron, John Champlin Gardner” Positions held: 2005- … Professor of American Studies, University of Latvia 2000- 2005… – Associate Professor of the Department of Literature and Culture, the Faculty of Modern Languages, the University of Latvia 1986- 2000 – docent of the Department of English, the University of Latvia 1998-- … - Director of the Center for Gender Studies, the University of Latvia Since 1995 – visiting lecturer for Kristiina Institute for Women’s Studies, University of Helsinki. 1999 – HESP-OSI Visiting Professor of Central European University 2002-2003 – Visiting Professor of the University of Helsinki at the invitation of Renvall Institute for Area Studies, Aleksanteeri Institute for East-European and Russian Studies, Kristiina Institute for Women’s Studies at the University of Helsinki 2004-2005 – visiting lecturer for the Department of Slavic Studies, University of Tampere. Courses taught in American Studies at the University of Latvia: US Feminism and American Women’s Literature American Cultural Anthropology and Cultural Studies American Realist Age American modernism and postmodernism American Postmodernism Visiting professorships and guest lectures: Lectures and lecture clusters on gender, nation, ethnicity, gender for PhD research workshops organized by: - NOISE network (Gender. Knowledge. Power - 1998), - NoRFA (Gender and Multiculturalism – 1998; Gender. Ethnicity. Religion - 2000), - SOROS-OSI (Men and Masculinities - 2001), - NORplus (Gender and Globalisation – 2001). - ATHENA Network (Gender and new Europe – 2004) Topics of lectures are in gender studies, cultural and literary studies, comparative literary studies, film studies, media studies, gender and genre, citizenship/identity/ethnicity. 2001-2004. A lecture course on postcolonial cultural feminist studies in Internet-School for young scholars of Russia and countries of Former Soviet Union, organized by the Kharkov Center for Gender Studies, Ukraine 2001-2004. Lecture courses on gender and nationalism at the Annual International Summer School for young academics of Russia and countries of the Former Soviet Union by the Khar’kov Center for Gender Studies, Ukraine (sponsored by MacArthur Foundation). Cultural and Historical Meanings of Masculinities for SOROS-OSI PhD Summer School “Men and Masculinities”, August, 2001 Gender and Genre in Baltic and Russian Cinema, University of Helsinki, Institute for Women’s Studies (c/o Pia Purra) Making Gender in Russian Films. University of Tampere, Department of Slavic Studies (C/prof. Arija Rosenholm) Gender and Nation in Modern Baltic Societies – for the Program of Baltic Studies, My-June, (c/o Imbi Sooman, University of Vienna (Austria) Postcolonial and Postsocialist Women’s Literature – Christina Institute for Women’s Studies, University of Helsinki, Spring Semester, 2008 and 2010 Lecture on cinematic representations of race and gender in Soviet cinema of the 1950s at the Harriman Institute, The University of Columbia, October, 2006 Baltic Cities and Images of Europeanness in Soviet Cinema – for the Summer Course "Species of Spaces: Cities and Landscapes across Disciplines", Tallin, 2008 Leading researcher in international projects of The Center for Gender Studies: AfroEuropa – lead organization University of Leon 2009-2010 Soros Foundation – Latvia. East East: Partnership Beyond Borders Program. Should we be afraid of Russia? Should Russia be afraid of Europe? In partnership with The University of Lodz (Poland) and The University of Ivanovo (Russia) Vice-Chair, COST programme IS0803, Remaking eastern borders in Europe: a network exploring social, moral and material relocations of Europe's eastern peripheries – 2008-2012 FEMCIT Gendered Citizenship in Multicultural Europe: The Impact of the Contemporary Women,s Movements – subcontract for the project studies in Latvia Gender-Sensitive Vocational Education, VISIBLE, Leonardo program, 2006-2008 EU multilateral project “Men and Masculinities” (1999-2002) EU multilateral project “Network of European Women’s Rights” (2002-2005) - NEWR http://www.newr.bham.co.uk EU multilateral project “Co-ordination Action on Human Rights Violations” (CAHRV) (2003-2006) EU multilateral project “Media and Power” (2004) ATHENA-AOIFFE – Network of Feminist Studies in Europe (lead institution – University of Utrecht, Prof. Rosi Braidotti) USA-Baltic countries “Women and Leadership” (1997-1999), in cooperation with Women’s Studies Center at Rutgers University Editing, books and translations Editor of The Conference Proceedings of the Baltic-Nordic Conference in Women’s and Gender Studies (Riga, 1998). English version (spring, 1998) Editor of The Conference Proceedings of the Baltic-Nordic Conference in Women’s and Gender Studies (Riga 1998). Russian verson (autumn, 1998) Editor of Anthology of Contemporary Feminist Theories (in the Latvian language). Riga: Yumava Publishers, 2001. Editor of “Too Early? Too Late? Contemporary Feminist Discourses” - joint Nordic-Latvian project; the collection of essays in women’s and gender studies in the Latvian language (Riga: Holda, 2001) Translation of Nira Yuval-Davis’s book “Gender and Nation” in the Russian language. Riga: ELPA Press, 2001 Co-editor with Dimitar Kamburov Men and Masculinities in Global World: Integrating Postsocialist Perspectives, Helsinki, Kikimora Publishers, 2004 Monograph Gender and Genre: Autobiography and Bildungsroman in Comparative Cultural Perspectives (2004). The Role of the Mass Media in the (Re)distribution of Power in Latvia. National Report, 2004. Co-editor with Audrey Guichon and Christien van der Anker “European Women’s Social Roghts” (Palmgrave, 2006) Gender Matters in Baltics: Multidiscplinary Perspectives – editor (University of Latvia Press, 2008) Gendering Race in Soviet and Post-Soviet Russian Cinemas. Monograph in writing – planned for 2010 Europe-Russia: Contexts, images, discourses - 2010 America in Soviet Cinema – Planned for 2011 Conferences (selected list) The International Conference on Women's Issues in Eastern Europe after 1986. The Women's Studies Center, Humboldt University(Berlin, Germany), 1992. The paper was devoted to the images of motherhood in the short studies of contemporarv Latvian women writers and current cultural svmbolizations of the maternal in Latvia: The International Symposium Gender. Nation. Culture. Humboldt University (Germany), November, 1992; the paper was devoted to the cultural semiotics of New Woman in Soviet gender ideology; The International Conference Women's Paths: East and West, organized by The Center of Women's Studies at The University of Vilnius, Lithuania, Agust, 1993; the paper was devoted to the problem of gender and oenre in Elena Rzhevskava's war memoir story Distant Rumble; The Conference on Gender Issues, organized by The Center of Gender Studies at Lewis and Clark College, Portland, Oregon, USA, April, 1994; The paper was devoted to the evolution of New Womanhood in Soviet gender relations. The Inter-Regional Seminar "Gender and Culture" organised by Professor Nancy Leys Stepan, head of the project "Gender and Culture" at Central European University. Budapest, Part 1,27-30, January, 1995. The discussion of gender problematics in terms of post-Soviet Baltic cultural contexts. The Inter-Regional Seminar "Gender and Culture", Part II, May, 1995, in Prague. The discussion of the problems of citizenship, gender and reproduction ( Eastern and Central European contexts) The NGO Forum in Beijing with the presentation of the national report on Women's Stud'ies in Latvia at The Women's Studies International workshop (chaired by Florence Howe and Mariam Chamberlain). The Inter-Regional Seminar "Gender and Culture". Part Ill- "Gender and Nationalism". The Seminar was organised in cooperation with The University of Essex. The University of Essex. 5-7, November, 1995. The theme of the contributed paper - "Gender and Nationalisms: Localizing the Problem: Latvian Experiences" The participation at The International Conference "Gendered Nations. Nationalisms and Gender Order in the long 19th Century”, Berlin-Potsdam, March 26-28, 1998, with the paper on the cultural representations of women in the nationalist discourses of the late 19th century in Latvia (the late Imperial Period). UNESCO Expert Group Meeting on Masculinities and Male Roles in the Culture of Peace. Oslo, 1416,September, 1997. The report on transformations in masculinities discourses in Post-Soviet national discourses (Russia, Latvia) UNESCO Conference on Minorities and Media. Budapest, 28-30, November, 1997. The paper on the politics of gender in mass media representations in Latvia “Gender Order and Nation Construction in Central and Eastern Europe before the World War I”. International Conference organized by German Historical Institute in Warsaw, 6-10, May, 1998. The paper on gender order in nation construction: Latvian experiences Chairing the workshop “Increasing Efficiency of Women’s NGOs” at the International Forum “Vital Voices: Women and Democracy at the Dawn of the Millenium”, 7-11, October, 1999, Rejkjavik, Iceland Keynote speech “Gender and Ethnicity in Latvia: En Route to the EU” at The Annual National Conference of Women’s Studies at the university of Joensuu, Finland, 16-17, January, 2001 Keynote speech “Gender and Ethnicity in Latvia: En Route to the EU” at The Annual National Conference of Women’s Studies at the University of Joensuu, Finland, 16-17, January, 2001 Paper “Between Father Rhein and Mother Volga: Idenitification process among different groups of Russian-speaking population in Latvia’ at the Internationale Tagung ’Vater Rhein und Mutter Wolga...’ Region, Nation und Gender – Identitätsdiskurse in Deutschland und Rußland“ , Freiburg University, 28.07. - 30.07.2002 Participation in regular workshops of the EU-Network “Social Problematisation of Men and Masculinities” (directors Prof. Keith Pringle and Prof. Jeff Hearn) – 2000 - 2003 Berlin’s City: Momuments and Shopping: Colors of White. The International Seminar Metropolis in Transition. The Devepment of a City from the Cultural Perpsective. IFK, The University of Wien, October, 2002 Keynote speech “And They Lived Happily Long After …” Gender Adventures in a Postsocialist Urban Imaginary. The 1st Christina Conference of Women’s Studies, University of Helsinki, 9-12, January, 2003 Keynote paper “Masculinities in New Europe” for the conference “Changes? Masculinity, Femininity and the construction of gender in the new Eastern Europe Masculinities in New Europe” in cooperation with Professor Keith Pringle, Baltic and East European Graduate School, Sodertorns Hogskola, BEEGS’ Third Annual Conference, 4-5 October, 2002 EU Enlargement and Gender Equality Initiatives in Latvia. A paper for the workshop on “Gender perspectives on the East-West Divide and Post-socialist Transition”. The Conference “The EU and Eastern Enlargement”, Aleksanteri Instituts, Helsinki Universitate, 6-7,03. 2003 Negotiating Identity: “Russianness” and “Europeanness” in Russian-speaking families in Latvia (the 1990s). Referats. Starptaustiska konference “Narva, Russia and the Baltic Sea Region: Borders, Contacts and Identities in Peace and War”. II. International Conference on Political and Cultural Relations between Russia and the Baltic Region States, Narva/Estonia, 30.4.- 4.5. 2003 “Mainstreaming of Gender Issues in the EU Accession Process with Reference to the Baltic States” – kopa ar Irna van der Molen, Twente University, The Netherlands. For the International Conference “Human development in EU Accession Countries”, 31.05-2.06.2003, Stockholm School of Economics, Riga Post-socialist Capitals: Places of utopia – Riga and Kiev. Paper for IMAGINING THE CITY, International interdisciplinary conference at St John¹s College, Cambridge University, UK, 30 July-2 August 2004 Keynote speech “Men and Masculinities and New Europe” at the International conference for the EU project on human rights (head organization – university of Osnabroek), Osnabroek, September, 2004. Constructing “New” Masculinities in Latvia: After Joining the EU and NATO – a paper for the international conference Masculinities and International Politics, University of Manchester, 5-9, May, 2005 Challenges to Writing Feminist History in Post-Soviet Contexts: Baltic Vistas – for the Berkshire Conference of Women’s History, Scripps College, Claremont, LA, USA, 2-5, June, 2005 The City That Does Not Believe in Tears: Moscow as a Cinematic City in the Russian Films (1930s1990s). The International Conference Cinema in Europe. Networks in Progress, Amsterdam Institute for Cultural Analysis, June 22-26, 2005 America and its Black Men in Soviet/Post-Soviet Representations of Russian Manhood”, 2005 Annual Conference: Cinema/Cinemas, October 13-16, Dickinson College – Carlisle, Pennsylvania, 2005 Race and Migration – Post-Soviet Nationalist Imaginations. For the International First Black European Studies Conference “Challenging Europe. Blakc European Studies in the 21st Century, Mainz, Germany, November 10-13, 2005 Said’s Contrapuntal Method in Teaching Gender and Arts in Postsocialist Space – Lachplesis and Circus, Rusteikis. and Aleksandrov, for the International Workshop on Teaching Gender and Arts at The Academy of Arts, Berlin, 7-9, November, 2005 Baltic Cinemas: Flashbacks In/Out the House. International Conference on Transnational and Migrant Cinema, University of Oxford, 5-8, July 2006 Representations of Death and Dying in Post-Soviet Russian and Baltic Cinemas. 4th Global Conference Making Sense of Death and Dying, University of Oxford, 11-14, July, 2006 Black Music, White Freedom: Times and Spaces of Jazz Counterculture in the USSR. 2-nd BEST Conference, Free University, Berlin, 26-30.07.2006 Pleasures of Soviet Fathering: Blackness, Americanness and Masculinity in the Soviet Films of the 1950s. Plymouth State University, 5-7, October, 2006. Film, Relevision of the 1950s Conference. Soviet female stardom - concepts and changes (the 1930s-1960s). History of Stardom Reconsidered. University of Turku, 9-11, November, 2006 Images of “Russia’ in the Baltics – Russian-speaking Diasporas and Nations in Re-Building - Beyond the Empire: Images of Russia in the Eurasian Cultural Context The Slavic Research Center, Hokkaido University, December, 13-16, 2006, Winter International Symposium. Baltic Cinemas of the 1990s-200s. For Luneburg Conference for Baltic Studies in Europe, 7-10, June, 2007 Commemorations of War and Discourses of Masculinity in Latvia./ For International Women’s History Conference, Sofia, August, 2007 “Fetch me Maximka … he is my best friend”. Race and Gender in Soviet Films of the 1950s (film Maximka). For the conference РОССИЙСКО-АМЕРИКАНСКИЕ СВЯЗИ: афро-американцы и Россия, 20 – 21.09.2007. St.Petersburg Flash In/Out – Baltic Cinemas. Past and Today. For VIA TRANSVERSA: LOST CINEMA OF THE FORMER EASTERN BLOC, October 5-6, Tallinn, 2007. Baltics – Images of City and Europeanness in Soviet Cinema. For international conference Film and Architecture, University of Liverpool, 27-29, March, 2008 Development of Gender Studies in Latvia. The conference WOMEN IN SCIENCE IN THE NORDIC AND BALTIC COUNTRIES: CHALLENGES AND RESOURCES. University of Latvia. March 31, 2008. La cite et ses abjections dans l'imaginaire postsocialiste. The conference SIMONE DE BEAUVOIR 100 YEARS. WOMAN AND AGE. University of Latvia. 11-12.04.2008. Space and Race in Cinematic Practices. The Symposium Species of Spaces, Tallinn University, 24, July, 2008. Nationhood, Masculinity, Memory. – International Conference Baltic Cinemas: Past and Present, 10-11, September, 2008-09-14, Riga. Fathering Masculinities, Gender Equality Policies – Post-socialist Contradictions. East-West Passage. THE CHALLENGES OF DIFFERENCE: EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES, CULTURE, ETHNICITY, SOCIAL GENDER., University of Pecs, Hungary, 18-21, September, 2008. Couching Desire in Stalin’s Daughters. The International Conference Screening Sexuality and Desire in Soviet and Post-Soviet Russian Cinema, 9-10, October, 2008, University of Columbia. African-Americanness – Re-Imaginations in the Soviet Screen Adaptation of Mark Twain’s Adventures of Tom Sawyer and Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. Eighth Conference of the Collegium for African American Research, Bremen, Germany, 25-29, March, 2009. Re-Visiting the American Dream in the novels of Cormac McCarthy and Jeffrey Eugenides. The 9th International Tartu Conference on North-American Studies,. AMERICAN DREAMS. April 24-25, 2009. Расхристанный» медведь и «чужой» медвежонок в латвийском медиапространстве 1990– 2000-х годов. (Images of Russian bear in the Latvian Media of the 1990s-2000s). The International Conference for the project Should we be afraid of Russia? Should Russia be afraid of Europe? Ivanovo University, 20-23, May, 2009. О медведе, корове и кукушке, или Что это было? в фильмах Рогожкина. The international workshop Russia-Bear in Integrating Europe. University of Lodz, 6-9, September, 2009. (In)visibilities of Race, Ethnicity and Gender – Baltic Contexts. The International workshop “Eastern Peripheries”, Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic, 12-13, November, 2009. American Presidency in Soviet and Russian Media – for the European American Studies Association, Dublin, Trinity College, 26-29, March, 2010 Research Grants and Scholarships British Council Grant. The University of Lancaster, Center for Women's Studies, Fall 1991 - Spring 1992; Nordic Council Grant. Christina Institute for Women's Studies, University of Helsinki, February, 1993; Fulbright Research-Lecture Grant. The Department for Women's Studies, The University at AlbanySUNY, Albany, USA, 1994-1995; NUFFIC Scholarship. Belle van Zuylen lnstituut for Women's Studies, The University of Amsterdam. 1995 HESP Scholarship in the program Gender and Culture, Central European University, Spring, 1998 Cambridge Hospitality Scheme. Corpus Christie College, Cambridge University, Great Britain, July, 2001 Free University Scholarship Grant for the research at the library of the J.F.Kennedy Institute of North American Studies- Berlin, Germany, July, 2003. Fulbright Research Grant. The Department of Comparative Cultural Studies and Department of Sociology, September 2005-February 2006 Research Grant at The Helsinki Collegium for Advanced Studies, University of Helsinki – Fall 2006 Academic organizations and networks Membership of: The Nordic Association of American Studies, European research network Collegium of African-American Studies, Research network MELUS- EUROPA of Multi-Ethnic Literatures of America and Europe (MESEA), The International Association of Academic Women in Slavic Studies, The European Network of Women’s Studies. Editorial: Member of international board of the USA-based academic quarterly “Men and Masculinities” (ed. Michael Kimmel), SAGE Publications. Member of international board of Estonia-based feminist journal “Ariadne”. Reviewer for Aspasia: International Yearbook for Women's and Gender History of Central, Eastern and South Eastern Europe. Reviewer for Routledge Director of: The Center for Gender Studies, University of Latvia – since 1998 NORFA PhD Summer Research Course “Gender and Multiculturalism”, Yurmala, 1998, in cooperation with Professor Aili Nenola (Kristiina Institute for Women’s Studies, University of Helsinki) NoRFA PhD Summer Research Course “Gender. Religion. Ethnicity: Comparative Anthropological Perspectives” – Yurmala, 2002, in cooperation with Professor Ulla Vuorela, Professor Kaija Heikkinen (Finland) SOROS-OSI Summer University “Men and Masculinities”, Riga, August, 2001 NoRFA Summer Research Course for PhD students “Gender Equality and Men’s Practices in European Welfare Regimes: Comparative Perspectives” – Yurmala, June, 2003. Doctoral reviewer – Raili Poldsaar The selected list of publications since 2000: There is a bear in the woods. В тени рейгановского зверя: «Расхристанный» медведь и «чужой» медвежонок в латвийском медиапространстве 1990–2000-х годов (There is a Bear in the Woods. In the Shadow of Reagan’s Beast – Images of Russia in post-Soviet Latvian Mass Media). Commissioned for the Volume on national and international media images of Russia, ed. Oleg Rjabov, NLO Press, Moscow, 2010 Images of Baltic City and Europeanness in Soviet Cinema. In: Cities In Film: Architecture, Urban Space And The Moving Image Eds. Roberts, Les and Richard Koeck, Liverpool: University of Liverpool, 2009. Baltic Cinemas - Flashbacks in/out of the House Via Transversa: Lost Cinema of the Former Eastern Bloc. Eva Näripea, Andreas Trossek (eds.) 2008 (In)Visilibities of Race, Ethnicity and Gender - Baltic Contexts. In: A Litmus Test Case of Modernity: Examining Modern Sensibilities and the Public Domain in the Baltic States at the Turn of the Century. Ed. by Leonidas Donskis, Peter Lang, 2009There is a bear in the woods. В тени рейгановского зверя: «Расхристанный» медведь и «чужой» медвежонок в латвийском медиапространстве 1990–2000-х годов (There is a Bear in the Woods. In the Shadow of Reagan’s Beast – Images of Russia in post-Soviet Latvian Mass Media). Commissioned for the Volume on media images of Russia, ed. Oleg Rjabov, NLO Press, Moscow, 2010. Fathering Masculinities, Gender Equality Policies – Post-socialist Contradictions. Commissioned for the volume East-West Passage. University of Pecs Press, 2009. In)visibilities of Race, Ethnicity and Gender – Baltic Contexts. In: Baltics – Litmus Case for Modernity. Ed. Leonidas Donskis, Peter Lang, 2009. Images of Baltic City and Europeanness in Soviet Cinema. In: Cities In Film: Architecture, Urban Space And The Moving Image Eds. Roberts, Les and Richard Koeck, Liverpool: University of Liverpool, 2009. Reviews for Aspasia: International Yearbook for Women's and Gender History of Central, Eastern and South Eastern Europe. Расхристанный» медведь и «чужой» медвежонок в латвийском медиапространстве 1990– 2000-х годов. (Images of Russian bear in the Latvian Media of the 1990s-2000s). Conference abstracts for The International Conference for the project Should we be afraid of Russia? Should Russia be afraid of Europe? Ivanovo University, 20-23, May, 2009. New Battles over Old Stories? Bronze Soldier, Masculinity and Ethnicity in Postsocialist Reason. - for the conference proceedings of International Women’s History Conference, 2009 ВОЗВРАЩЕНИЕ СОЛДАТА: ОБРАЗЫ ВОЕННОЙ КОММЕМОРАТИВНОЙ МУЖЕСТВЕННОСТИ В СТРАНАХ БАЛТИИ И В РОССИИ. (A Soldier’s Return. Images of Commemorative Masculinity in the Media of Baltic Countries and Russia). For the volume on the issues of ethnicity, gender and nationalism ”Borders: Visualisation of Nation” , Ivanovo State University Press, ed. Oleg Rjabov, 2009. Territorializing Race and Gender in the Films of Cold War (preliminary title – for Conference proceedings of the Eigth International Tartu Conference on North-American Studies, Ed. By Raili Poldssar and Krista Vogelberg (University of Tartu, 2009) Give me Maksimka. He is My Best Brother – slavery and freedom in the film Maksimka. – For conference proceedings РОССИЙСКО-АМЕРИКАНСКИЕ СВЯЗИ: афро-американцы и Россия, 20 – 21.09.2007. St.Petersburg, 2009. Flash In/Out the House. Baltic Cinemas. – for the conference proceedings of VIA TRANSVERSA: LOST CINEMA OF THE FORMER EASTERN BLOC, 2009. Images of “Russia’ in the Baltics – Russian-speaking Diasporas and Nations in Re-Building – For the volume Beyond the Empire: Images of Russia in the Eurasian Cultural Context The Slavic Research Center, Hokkaido University, 2008 Methodological Framework Report SN 2, FP6 Co-ordination Action on Human Rights Violation (CAHRV) Sub Network 2 Hearn, J., Novikova, I., Pringle, et al. Swedish School of Economics and Business Administration, Helsinki, Final Network Report to the European Commission, 2007, 79 pp. Available at: http://www.cahrv.uni-osnabrueck.de/reddot/Methodological_Framework_web.pdf, http://www.cromenet.org/ Death and Dying: Making Sense of Life in Post-Soviet Cinemas. In: Layers of Dying and Death edited by Kate Woodthorpe, ISBN: 978-1-904710-39-5 http://www.cybercultures.net/publishing/idp/eBooks/layersdd.html Gendering Blackness in Soviet Cinema – Conference proceedings of the Seventh International Tartu Conference on North-American Studies, Ed. By Raili Poldssar and Krista Vogelberg (University of Tartu, 2007) Black Music, White Freedom. Jazz in the USSR. In: 2nd international, Interdiscplinary Conference, Black European Studies in Transnational Perpsective, Conference Reader, Free University, 2006 Women’s Social Rights and Entitlements in Latvia and Lithuania – Transformations and Challenges. With Tana Lace and Giedre Purvaneckiene, in: Women’s Social Rights and Entitlements. Ed. By Audrey Guichon, Chjristien L. van den Anker, and Irina Novikova, Palgrave Macmillan, Houndsmills, Basingstoke, New Yok, 2006 Entries: - Aspazija, Karoline Kronvalde, Klara Kalnina In: A Biographical Dictionary of Women’s Movements and Feminisms. Central, Eastern, and South Eastern Europe, 19th and 20th Centuries. Ed. Francisca de Haan, Krassimira Daskalova and Anna Loutfi, CEU Press, Budpaest,m New York, 2006 Black Baltics – in Black European Studies, First International, Interdiscplinary Conference, November 101-3, 2003, Conference Reader, 2005 Between Europe and Russia – processes of ethnic and gender identification among Russian-speaking population in Latvia (the 1990s). Forthcoming in the conference proceedings “Narva, Russia and the Baltic Sea Region: Borders, Contacts and Identities in Peace and War”. of the Second. International Conference on Political and Cultural Relations between Russia and the Baltic Region States (Narva Collegium, 2005). Berlin’s City: Monuments and Literary Cultures of Riga – for the international project of comparative literary studies (eds. Svetlana Slapsak, John Neubauer, Marcel Cornis-Pope, to be published in 2007) ”Babushka” in Riga – age and power in Russian-speaking translocal contexts – in Kohtaamisia rajoilla, ed. A. Hirsiaho, M. Korpela. L. Rantalaiho, in Finnish (Helsinki, 2005), and the same paper in English, in Sociologia, Nr.3, 2005, Academy of Sciences of Lithuania. Expert Report on Gender Equality and Gender Mainstreaming Progress in Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, commissioned by Deloitte Belgium - the evaluation of the EC Framework Strategy on gender equality and its Community Action Programme for the Baltic countries in partnership with the London School of Economics, 2005 Gender Stereotypes in Media of Latvia. A Research Report for the EU multilateral project on power, media, and gender (Ministry of Welfare, Latvia; in English and in Latvian), 2004 The Caribbean in the Transcultural View. Conference proceedings of the Sixth International Tartu Conference on North-American Studies “North America: A Transcultural View”, Ed. By Raili Poldssar and Krista Vogelberg (University of Tartu, 2005) Men, Masculinities, “Europe”, co-authored with Keith Pringle, in A Handbook on Studies of Men and Masculinities (Eds. Jeff Hearn, Michael Kimmel, R.W. Connell), SAGE, 2004 Gender Equality and Gender Mainstreaming: Achievements and Issues. In: Sociologija, 2004/3, VDU, Center of Social Research, Kaunas, 2004 “Mainstreaming of Gender Issues in the EU Accession Process with Reference to the Baltic States” in cooperation with Irna van der Molen, Twente University, The Netherlands. For The European Journal of Social Policies, (forthcoming, Winter, 2005). Based on the joint presentation at the International Conference “Human development in EU Accession Countries”, 31.05-2.06.2003, Stockholm School of Economics, Riga The Return of the Repressed:: ‘Trauma’ and ‘Rebirth’ in the Baltic Urban Imaginations of the 1990s – in “City and Trauma”, eds. Monika Stromberger and Bettina Fraisl, Wurzburg, Koningshause and Neumann, 2004 Social Problematization of Men and Masculinities in Europe, co-authored with Professor Keith Pringle (University of Aalborg, Denmark) in the international book project “Men and Masculinities in the Contemporary World” (ed. By Michael Kimmel, Jeff Hearn, Robert Connell), forthcoming in 2004 Enchantments of Soviet Fatherhood: Negrophilia and Sexuality in Soviet Cinema («Лариcу Иванну хочу ...», или прелести советского отцовства: негрофилия и сексуальность в советском кино). Гендерные исследования 11 (2004), Харьковский центр гендерных исследований Monograph Gender and Genre in Women’s Autobiography and Bildungsroman: Comparative Perspectives (Riga: ELPA, 2004) Men, Masculinities, “Europe”, (with Professor Keith Pringle). in: Men and Masculinities in Global World: Integrating Postsocialist Perspectives. Eds. Irina Novikova and Dimitar Kamburov (Bulgaria), Helsinki, Kikimora Publishers, 2004 Co-editor with Dimitar Kambourov - Men and Masculinities in Global World: Integrating Postsocialist Perspectives, Helsinki, Kikimora Publishers, 2004 Isaiah Berlin’s City: Monuments and Shopping: Colours of White. Chapter in: Metropolis in Transition. The Modern City from the Cultural Perspective (Monopolis. Globalisierung und Stadtforschung), Ed. Manfred Wagner, IFK, Sinn-haft, 14/15, Wien, Locker Verlag, 2003 Inter-Culturalism of Riga: Sites of Memory. In: Baltic States: Looking at Small Societies on Europe’s Margin. Ed. by Christian Giordano, Alina Zvinkliene, Daniel Henseler, University Press Fribourg, 2003 Black Music, White Freedom: Times and Spaces of Jazz Counterculture in the USSR. In Blackening America. How African America Changed Europe. Heike Raphael-Fernandez (ed.), Routledge, 2003 Subtle Matters Over the Mountain Peaks: Orientalism in Soviet Cinema («Тонкие дела» за «горними вершинами»: ориентализм в советских фильмах). В Гендерные исследования 10 (2003), под ред, Ирины Жеребкиной, Харьковский центр гендерных исследований (ed. Irina Zherebkina), Kharkhov, Kharkov University Press) T/RUS Does Not Play Hockey, Or, How to Burn Flags When Monuments Are Destroyed. To the Problem of Masculinities and Post-Soviet Nationalisms – in “O muzhe(n)svtennosti” (ed. Sergei Ushakin, NLO Moscow, December, 2002) Borders/Boundaries/Bodies: Gender and Nation in Latvia Today –From Nation to Gender. Eds. Julie Mostow and Rada Ivekovic (Longo Editore, Ravenna, 2002) Masculinity, History and Nation in Soviet and Post-Soviet Russian War Films – “Gender Studies ” Nr. 6, (ed. Irina Zherebkina), Kharkhov, Kharkov University Press, 2002 Gender of Internments – Memory Narratives of Wakako Yamauchi and Agate Nesaule In: Marcais, Dominique, Niemeyer Marc, Vincent Bernard, Waegner Cathy (eds.) Literature on the Move: Comparing Diasporic Ethnicities in Europe and the Americas. Heidelberg: Universitaetsverlag C. Winter, 2002 The Sign of Cannibal (from the “cookbook” of colonial imagination). In: Gendernye issledovania, No. 78, 2002, Centr gendernyh issledovanii, Kharkov, pp. 283-301 Entries on Russian hagiography Evgeniia Ginzburg In “Encyclopedia of Life Writing: Autobiographical and Biographical Forms”. Fitzbourne Publishers, 2001. “Fashioning Our Minds’ Gender Representation in Russian and Latvian Speaking media in Latvia. In: Cultural Diversity and the Media. Eds. 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