Education

  • 2008. Doctor of philology (equivalent of PhD/Dr hab.), General linguistics and Literary theory, Institute of Linguistics of the Russian Academy of Sciences (Moscow).
  • 2003–06. Institute of Linguistics of the Russian Academy of Sciences (Moscow), doktorantura (Postdoctoral). Dissertation: “The Problem of Interlingual Intertextuality”. Adviser: Dr Maksim Shapir.
  • 1999. Candidate of philology (PhD equivalent), Russian literature and European literatures, Lomonosov Moscow State University (Russia).
  • 1995–98. Lomonosov Moscow State University, Philological Faculty, aspirantura (Postgraduate). Dissertation: “Batiushkov and Italian Literature”. Supervisor: Prof. Aleksandr Iliushin.
  • 1991. Diploma with honors (equivalent of BA), Russian language and literature (major), Bibliography and Library studies (minor), University of Tartu (Estonia).
  • 1986–91. University of Tartu (Estonia), Philological Faculty. Honors thesis: “The Problems of Reader’s Response and Self-Translation in the Work of E.A. Baratynsky”. Thesis director: Prof. Yuri Lotman.

Research

  • Poetics
  • 18th and 19th century Russian poetry (esp. Pushkin, Batiushkov, and Baratynsky)
  • Russian-West-European cultural relations
  • Comparative literature
  • Russian language
  • Historical lexicography
  • Translation theory
  • Editorial theory
  • Literary theory (Russian Formalism, Soviet and Central European structuralism)
  • Cultural semiotics
  • Digital humanities

Publications

Books

Articles

(Selected Recent Articles)

  • ‘Zasedanie Moskovskogo lingvisticheskogo kruzhka 1 iiunia 1919 goda i zarozhdenie stikhovedcheskikh kontseptsii O. Brika, B. Tomashevskogo i R. Jakobsona’ [The Meeting of the Moscow Linguistic Circle on June 1, 1919, and the Genesis of the Prosodic Theories of Osip Brik, Boris Tomashevsky and Roman Jakobson], Revue des études slaves 87.1/2 (2017): 45–69.
  • ‘“Harlots, Wine and Chibouks”: Tobacco Smoking as a Cultural Signifier in the Age of Pushkin’, Zeitschrift für slavische Philologie 72.2 (2017).
  • ‘“The Inner Form of the Word” in Russian Formalist Theory’, in: M. Mrugalski, S. Schahadat (eds.), Theory of Literature as a Theory of the Arts and the Humanities, Leipzig and Wien: Biblion Media, 2017. (Wiener Slawistischer Almanach. Sonderband 92.)
  • ‘The Tartu-Moscow School of Semiotics: A transnational perspective’, Sign Systems Studies 44.3 (2016): 368–401. With Mikhail Trunin.
  • ‘The semiotics of phonetic translation’, Studia Metrica et Poetica 3.1 (2016): 53–104.
  • ‘Semiotika i stikhovedenie: Zametki K.F. Taranovskogo i V.E. Kholshevnikova na poliakh lotmanovskikh “Lektsii po struktural’noi poetike” ’ [Semiotics and Verse Theory: Kiril Taranovsky’s and Vladislav Kholshevnikov’s Marginalia in Their Copies of Juri Lotman’s “Lectures on Structural Poetics”], Kritika i semiotika 2 (2016): 41–66.
  • ‘Reconnaissance automatique des mètres des vers russes: une approche statistique sur corpus’ [Automated Recognition of Russian Verse Meters: A Statistical and Corpus-Based Approach], tr. É. Delente, Langages 199 (2015): 89–105. (Special issue: Traitement automatique des textes versifiés: problématiques et pratiques.) With Anatoli Starostin.
  • ‘K sporam o ritmicheskoi prirode “Slova o polku Igoreve” (Neopublikovannyi otzyv Iu.M. Lotmana o stat’e L.I. Timofeeva i ego mesto v nauchnom kontekste 1960-kh — 1970-kh godov)’ [On the Disputes Regarding the Rhythmic Pattern of the Tale of Igor’s Campaign (Y. M. Lotman’s Unpublished Review of L. I. Timofeev’s Paper and its Place in the Scholarly Context of 1960–70s)], Russkaia literatura 1 (2015): 30–57. With Mikhail Trunin.
  • ‘La perception de la poétique structurale en URSS à la fin des années 1960 et au début des années 1970 (Les avis des critiques internes de la Petite encyclopédie littéraire sur l’article non publié de Youri Lotman “Le structuralisme dans les études littéraires”)’, tr. M. Regamey and E. Velmezova, Slavica Occitania 40 (2015): 121–146. (Special issue: L’École sémiotique de Moscou-Tartu / Tartu-Moscou: Histoire. Épistémologie. Actualité.)
  • ‘Inoiazychnaia fonika v stikhakh Lermontova’ [Foreign Phonetics in Lermontov’s Poetry], in: M.N. Virolainen, A.A. Karpov, Mir Lermontova. St. Petersburg: Scriptorium, 2015, 392–405.
  • ‘Nasledie russkoi formal’noi shkoly i sovremennaia filologia’ [The Legacy of Russian Formalism and Contemporary Philology], in: Viach. V. Ivanov (ed.), Antropologiia kul’tury. Moscow: Institut mirovoi kul’tury MGU, 2015, 5: 319–350.
  • ‘Traditsii “russkogo petrarkizma” i sonety Petrarki v perevode M. Kuzmina’ [The Traditions of “Russian Petrarchism” and Petrarch’s Sonnets Translated by Mikhail Kuzmin], in: P.V. Dmi­triev and A.V. Lavrov (eds.), Mikhail Kuzmin: Literaturnaia sud’ba i khudozhestvennaia sreda. St. Petersburg: Renommée, 2015, 139–157.
  • ‘Aleksandr Pushkin mezhdu libertinazhem i dendizmom’ [Aleksandr Pushkin Between Libertinage and Dandyism], Russian Literature 76.1/2 (2014): 35–84.
  • ‘Po kakomu istochniku Pushkin perevodil Ariosto?’ [Which Source Did Pushkin Use to Translate Ariosto?], Russkaia literatura 3 (2013): 127–150.
  • ‘“Est’ naslazhdenie i v dikosti lesov…” K. Batiushkova (predystoriia i editsionnaia sud’ba)’ [Konstantin Batiushkov’s “There is Pleasure Even in the Wildness of Forests” (Its Prehistory and Editorial Fate)], in: A. Vdovin and R. Leibov (eds.), Khrestomatiinye teksty: russkaia pedagogicheskaia praktika XIX v. i poeticheskii kanon. Tartu: University of Tartu Press, 2013, pp. 106–124. (Acta Slavica Estonica IV.)

Edited Books and Editions

  • “Epokha ostraneniia”: Russkii formalizm i sovremennoe gumanitarnoe znanie. Moscow: “Novoe literaturnoe obozrenie”, 2017, 672 pp. Co-edited with Jan Levchenko.
  • Urban Semiotics: The City as a Cultural-Historical Phenomenon. Tallinn: TLU Press, 2015, 336 pp.
  • Semiotika goroda: Materialy Tret’ikh Lotmanovskikh dnei v Tallinnskom universitete [The Semiotics of the City: The Materials of the Third Annual Juri Lotman Days at Tallinn University]. Tallinn: TLU Press, 2014, 437 pp.
  • Res Philologica: Essays in memory of Maksim Il’ich Shapir. Amsterdam: Pegasus, 2014, 566 pp. (“Pegasus Oost-Europese studies”, 23). Co-edited with Anastasia Belousova.
  • Sluchainost’ i nepredskazuemost’ v istorii kul’tury: Materialy Vtorykh Lotmanovskikh dnei v Tallinnskom universitete [Chance and Indeterminism in Cultural History: The Materials of the Second Annual Juri Lotman Days at Tallinn University]. Tallinn: TLU Press, 2013, 582 pp.
  • Pogranichnye fenomeny kul’tury: Perevod. Dialog. Semiosfera: Materialy Pervykh Lotmanovskikh dnei v Tallinnskom universitete [The Borderline Phenomena in Culture: Translation. Dialogue. Semiosphere: The Materials of the First Annual Juri Lotman Days at Tallinn University]. Tallinn: TLU Press, 2011, 314 pp.
  • K 200-letiiu Boratynskogo: Sbornik materialov mezhdunarodnoi nauchnoi konferentsii, sostoiavsheisia 21–23 fevralia 2000 g. (Moskva — Muranovo) [To Commemorate Boratynsky’s Bicentenary: Proceedings and materials of the International Conference held in Moscow and Muranovo, February 21–23, 2000]. Moscow: IMLI RAN, 2002, 367 pp.
  • Aleksandr Pushkin. Ten’ Barkova: Teksty. Kommentarii. Ekskursy [Alexander Pushkin. “The Shade of Barkov”: Texts. Commentaries. Excursus]. Moscow: “Iazyki slavianskoi kul’tury”, 2002, 497 pp. (“Philologica russica et speculativa”, II). Co-edited with Maksim Shapir.
  • The Unpredictable Workings of Culture, by Juri M. Lotman. Preface by Vyacheslav V. Ivanov, afterword by Mihhail Lotman, tr. from the Russian by Brian James Baer. Ed. by Igor Pilshchikov and Silvi Salupere. Tallinn: TLU Press, 2013, 296 pp.
  • Metodologiia tochnogo literaturovedeniia: Izbrannye trudy po teorii literatury [Exact Methods of Literary Scholarship: Selected Works on the Theory of Literature], by Boris Yarkho. Ed., with notes (pp. 611–807), by Marina Akimova, Igor Pilshchikov, and Maksim Shapir. Moscow: “Iazyki slavianskikh kul’tur”, 2006, 960 pp.
  • Volume One of Polnoe sobranie sochinenii i pisem [Complete Works and Letters] of Evgenii Boratynsky. Ed., , with a commentary (pp. 303–455), by Aleksei Peskov, Igor Pilshchikov, and Andrei Zaretsky. Moscow: “Iazyki slavianskoi kul’tury”, 2002, 512 pp.

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