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Dawn Seckler

Associate Director, Center for Russian and East European Studies

PhD Slavic Languages and Literatures, University of Pittsburgh, 2009

PhD Certificate in Film Studies, University of Pittsburgh, 2009

PhD Certificate in Cultural Studies, University of Pittsburgh, 2006

MA Slavic Languagesa and Literatures, University of Pittsburgh, 2001

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Publications

• “Blokbaster: How Russian Cinema Learned to Love Hollywood.” With Stephen Norris. In A Companion to Russian Cinema. Ed. Birgit Beumers. NYC: Wiley-Blackwell, 2016.

• “What Does Zhanr Mean in Russian?” Introduction to Directory of Russian Cinema. Ed. Birgit Beumers. Bristol, UK: Intellect Ltd., 2010.

• “Orphans of the Storm: Economic Destitution, Physical Lack, and Social Alienation in the Contemporary Russian Melodrama.” Kinokultura. July, 2007.

Dissertation Title and Year

"Engendering Genre: The Contemporary Russian Buddy Film, Defended with Honors, December 2009