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Northwestern, Pittsburgh, and Wisconsin university presses are pleased to announce publication of the following titles in their joint Mellon Slavic Studies Initiative. The goal of the five-year project, funded by the Andrew F. Mellon Foundation, is to promote first monographs by scholars of Russia, Eastern Europe, and Central Asia.

 


BOOKS PUBLISHED IN 2014 UNDER THE MELLON INITIATIVE


DOSTOEVSKY AND THE CATHOLIC UNDERGROUND
Elizabeth A. Blake (St. Louis University)
Northwestern University Press   2014    Cloth / eBook
http://nupress.northwestern.edu/titles/dostoevsky-and-catholic-underground

VOICELESS VANGUARD
The Infantilist Aesthetic of the Russian Avant-Garde
Sara Pankenier Weld (University of California, Santa Barbara)
Northwestern University Press   2014    Cloth / eBook
http://www.nupress.northwestern.edu/titles/voiceless-vanguard

THE FIRST EOPCH
The Eighteenth Century and the Russian Cultural Imagination
Luba Golburt (University of California, Berkeley)
University of Wisconsin Press    2014    Paper / eBook
Read more about it, or purchase it, at
http://uwpress.wisc.edu/books/5136.htm

DESIGNING TITO'S CAPITAL
Urban Planning, Modernism, and Socialism in Belgrade
Brigitte Le Normand (University of British Columbia, Okanagan)
University of Pittsburgh Press    2014    Paper / eBook
Read more about it, or purchase it, at
http://www.upress.pitt.edu/BookDetails.aspx?bookId=36406

NOWA HUTA
Generations of Change in a Model Socialist Town
Kinga Pozniak (University of Western Ontario)
University of Pittsburgh Press    2014    Paper / eBook
Read more about it, or purchase it, at
http://www.upress.pitt.edu/BookDetails.aspx?bookId=365556

ARCHITECTURE, POLITICS, AND INDENTITY IN DIVIDED BERLIN
Emily Pugh (Research associate, National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC.)
University of Pittsburgh Press    2014    Paper / eBook
Read more about it, or purchase it, at
http://www.upress.pitt.edu/BookDetails.aspx?bookId=36407

THE RISE AND FALL OF BELARUSIAN NATIONALISM, 1906-1931
Per Anders Rudling (Lund University, Sweden)
University of Pittsburgh Press    2014    Paper / eBook
Read more about it, or purchase it, at
http://www.upress.pitt.edu/BookDetails.aspx?bookId=36408


BOOKS PUBLISHED IN 2013 UNDER THE MELLON INITIATIVE



THE KINGDOM OF INSIGNIFICANCE
Miron Bialoszewski and the Quotidian, the Queer, and the Traumatic
Joanna Nizynska (Harvard University)
Northwestern University Press   2013    Cloth / eBook
http://www.nupress.northwestern.edu/titles/kingdom-insignificance

SILENCE AND THE REST
Verbal Skepticism in Russian Poetry
Sofya Khagi (University of Michigan)
Northwestern University Press   2013    Cloth / eBook
Read more about it, or purchase it, at
http://www.nupress.northwestern.edu/Title/tabid/68/ISBN/978-0-8101-2920-7/Default.aspx

THE NOVEL IN THE AGE OF DISINTEGRATION
Dostoevsky and the Problem of Genre in the 1870s
Kate Holland (University of Toronto)
Northwestern University Press   2013    Cloth / eBook
Read more about it, or purchase it, at
http://www.nupress.northwestern.edu/Title/tabid/68/ISBN/978-0-8101-2926-9/Default.aspx

MAKING MODERNISM SOVIET
Modern Artists and the State in Early Soviet Russia
Pamela Kachurin (Duke University)
Northwestern University Press   2013    Cloth / eBook
Read more about it, or purchase it, at
http://www.nupress.northwestern.edu/Title/tabid/68/ISBN/978-0-8101-2928-3/Default.aspx

WOMEN WITH A THIRST FOR DESTRUCTION
The Bad Mother in Russian Culture
Jenny Kaminer (University of California, Davis)
Northwestern University Press   2013    Cloth / eBook
Read more about it, or purchase it, at
http://www.nupress.northwestern.edu/Title/tabid/68/ISBN/978-0-8101-2946-7/Default.aspx

SCATTERED
The Forced Relocation of Poland's Ukranians after World War II
Diana Howansky Reilly (independent scholar)
University of Wisconsin Press   2013   Paper / eBook
Read more about it, or purchase it, at
http://uwpress.wisc.edu/books/4891.htm

THE CINEMA OF SERGEI PARAJANOV
Raising the Nation in Enlightenment Russia
James Steffen
(Emory University)
University of Wisconsin Press   2013   Paper / eBook
Read more about it, or purchase it, at

http://uwpress.wisc.edu/books/5005.htm

INNOCENCE AND VICTIMHOOD
Gender, Nation, and Women's Activism among the Muslims of Bosnia-Herzegovina
Elissa Helms (central European University)
University of Wisconsin Press   2013   Paper / eBook
Read more about it, or purchase it, at
http://uwpress.wisc.edu/books/5202.htm

THE MODERNIST MASQUERADE
Stylizing Life, Literature, and Costumes in Russia
Colleen McQuillen
(St. Olaf College)
University of Wisconsin Press   2013   Paper / eBook
Read more about it, or purchase it, at

http://uwpress.wisc.edu/books/5121.htm

THE SACRIFICED BODY
Balkan Community Building and the Fear of Freedom
Tatjana Aleksic
(University of Michigan)
University of Pittsburgh Press   2013   Paper
Read more about it, or purchase it, at

http://www.upress.pitt.edu/BookDetails.aspx?bookId=36386

DEMOCRACY ASSISTANCE FROM THE THIRD WAVE
Polish Engagement in Belarus and Ukraine
Paulina Pospieszna
(University of Mannheim)
University of Pittsburgh Press   2013   Paper
Read more about it, or purchase it, at

http://www.upress.pitt.edu/BookDetails.aspx?bookId=36384


BOOKS PUBLISHED IN 2012 UNDER THE MELLON INITIATIVE


JEWS AND UKRAINIANS IN RUSSIA'S LITERARY BORDERLANDS
From the Shtetl Fair to the Petersburg Bookshop
Amelia M. Glaser, (University of California, San Diego)
Northwestern University Press   2012   Cloth / eBook
Read more about it, or purchase it, at

http://www.nupress.northwestern.edu/Title/tabid/68/ISBN/978-0-8101-2796-8/Default.aspx

SINGING THE SELF
Guitar Poetry, Community, and Identity in the Post-Stalin Period
Rachel S. Platonov (University of Manchester)
Northwestern University Press   2012   Cloth / eBook
Read more about it, or purchase it, at

http://www.nupress.northwestern.edu/Title/tabid/68/ISBN/978-0-8101-2833-0/Default.aspx

ISAAC BABEL AND THE SELF-INVENTION OF ODESSAN MODERNISM
Rebecca Jane Stanton (Barnard College)
Northwestern University Press   2012   Cloth / eBook
Read more about it, or purchase it, at

http://www.nupress.northwestern.edu/Title/tabid/68/ISBN/978-0-8101-2941-2/Default.aspx

WAGES OF EVIL
Dostoevsky and Punishment
Anna Schur (Keene State College)
Northwestern University Press   2012   Cloth / eBook
Read more about it, or purchase it, at

http://www.nupress.northwestern.edu/Title/tabid/68/ISBN/978-0-8101-2848-4/Default.aspx

TOXIC VOICES
The Villain from Early Soviet Literature to Socialist Realism
Eric Laursen (University of Utah)
Northwestern University Press   2012   Cloth / eBook
Read more about it, or purchase it, at

http://www.nupress.northwestern.edu/Title/tabid/68/ISBN/978-0-8101-2865-1/Default.aspx

THE POLITICS OF IMPUDENCE AND INTIMACY IN THE AGE OF PUSHKIN
Joe Peschio (University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee)
University of Wisconsin Press   2012    Paper / eBook
Read more about it, or purchase it, at

http://uwpress.wisc.edu/books/4718.
htm

FROM THE WOMB TO THE BODY POLITIC
Raising the Nation in Enlightenment Russia
Anna Kuxhausen
(St. Olaf College)
University of Wisconsin Press   2013   Paper / eBook
Read more about it, or purchase it, at

http://uwpress.wisc.edu/books/4790.htm

HOOLIGANS IN KHRUSHCHEV'S RUSSIA
Defining, Policing, and Producing Deviance during the Thaw
Brian LaPierre
(University of Southern Mississippi)
University of Wisconsin Press   2012   Paper / eBook
Read more about it, or purchase it, at

http://uwpress.wisc.edu/books/4977.htm

LIBERALS UNDER AUTOCRACY
Modernization and Civil Society in Russia, 1866–1904
Anton A. Fedyashin
(American University)
University of Wisconsin Press   2012   Paper / eBook
Read more about it, or purchase it, at

http://uwpress.wisc.edu/books/4839.htm

WHEN PIGS COULD FLY AND BEARS COULD DANCE
A History of the Soviet Circus
Miriam Neirick
(California State University, Northridge)
University of Wisconsin Press   Spring 2012   Paper / eBook
Read more about it, or purchase it, at

http://uwpress.wisc.edu/books/4982.htm

VISIONS OF ANNIHILATION
The Ustasha Regime and the Cultural Politics of Fascism, 1941–1945
Rory Yeomans
(International Directorate of the UK Ministry of Justice)
University of Pittsburgh Press   2012   Paper
Read more about it, or purchase it, at

http://www.upress.pitt.edu/BookDetails.aspx?bookId=36280

SWANS OF THE KREMLIN
Ballet and Power in Soviet Russia
Christina Ezrahi
(Independent Scholar)
University of Pittsburgh Press   2012   Paper
Read more about it, or purchase it, at

http://www.upress.pitt.edu/BookDetails.aspx?bookId=36327

SPEAKING SOVIET WITH AN ACCENT
Culture and Power in Kyrgyzstan
Ali Igmen
(California State University, Long Beach)
University of Pittsburgh Press   2012   Paper
Read more about it, or purchase it, at

http://www.upress.pitt.edu/BookDetails.aspx?bookId=36329

UNDER SOLOMON'S THRONE
Uzbek Visions of Renewal in Osh
Morgan Y. Liu
(The Ohio State University)
University of Pittsburgh Press   2012   Paper
Read more about it, or purchase it, at

http://www.upress.pitt.edu/BookDetails.aspx?bookId=36279


BOOKS PUBLISHED IN 2011 UNDER THE MELLON INITIATIVE


MULTI-MEDIATED DOSTOEVSKY
Transposing Novels into Opera, Film, and Drama
Alexander Burry
(The Ohio State University)
Northwestern University Press   Spring 2011   Cloth
Read more about it, or purchase it, at

http://www.nupress.northwestern.edu/Title/tabid/68/ISBN/978-0-8101-2715-9/Default.aspx

VLADIMIR NABOKOV AND THE POETICS OF LIBERALISM
Dana Dragunoiu
(Carleton University)
Northwestern University Press   Fall 2011   Cloth
Read more about it, or purchase it, at

http://www.nupress.northwestern.edu/Title/tabid/68/ISBN/978-0-8101-2854-5/Default.aspx

DOUBT, ATHEISM, AND THE NINETEENTH-CENTURY RUSSIAN INTELLIGENTSIA
Victoria Frede (University of California at Berkeley)
University of Wisconsin Press   2012    Paper / eBook
Read more about it, or purchase it, at

http://uwpress.wisc.edu/books/4871.
htm

THE ELUSIVE EMPIRE
Kazan and the Creation of Russia, 1552-1671
Matthew P. Romaniello
(University of Hawaii at Manoa)
University of Wisconsin Press   2012    Paper / eBook
Read more about it, or purchase it, at

http://uwpress.wisc.edu/books/4944.
htm

CAPTIVES OF REVOLUTION
The Socialist Revolutionaries and the Bolshevik Dictatorship, 1918–1923
Scott Smith
(Linfield College)
University of Pittsburgh Press   Spring 2011   Cloth
Read more about it, or purchase it, at

http://www.upress.pitt.edu/BookDetails.aspx?bookId=36216

MANUFACTURING A SOCIALIST MODERNITY
Housing in Czechoslovakia, 1945-1960
Kimberley Elman Zarecor
(Iowa State University)
University of Pittsburgh Press   2011   Cloth
Read more about it, or purchase it, at

http://www.upress.pitt.edu/BookDetails.aspx?bookId=36219

CHAOS, VIOLENCE, DYNASTY
Politics and Islam in Central Asia
Eric McGlinchey
(George Mason University)
University of Pittsburgh Press   2011   Paper
Read more about it, or purchase it, at

http://www.upress.pitt.edu/BookDetails.aspx?bookId=36249

SELLING TO THE MASSES
Retailing in Russia, 1880–1930
Marjorie L. Hilton
(Murray State University)
University of Pittsburgh Press  Fall 2011   Paper
Read more about it, or purchase it, at

http://www.upress.pitt.edu/BookDetails.aspx?bookId=36250

SONG OF THE FOREST
Russian Forestry and Stalinist Environmentalism, 1905–1953
Stephen Brain (
Mississippi State University)
University of Pittsburgh Press   2011   Paper
Read more about it, or purchase it, at

http://www.upress.pitt.edu/BookDetails.aspx?bookId=36251


BOOKS PUBLISHED IN 2010 UNDER THE MELLON INITIATIVE


DOSTOEVSKY'S DIALECTICS AND THE PROBLEM OF SIN
Ksana Blank (Princeton University)
Northwestern University Press   2010   Cloth
Read more about it, or purchase it, at

http://www.nupress.northwestern.edu/Title/tabid/68/ISBN/978-0-8101-2693-0/Default.aspx

FROM THE SHADOW OF THE EMPIRE
Defining the Russian Nation through Cultural Mythology, 1855–1870
Olga Maiorova
(University of Michigan)
University of Wisconsin Press   2010   Paperback & ebook
Read more about it, or purchase it, at

http://uwpress.wisc.edu/books/4630.htm

BRODSKY ABROAD
Empire, Tourism, Nostalgia
Sanna Turoma
(University of Helsinki)
University of Wisconsin Press   2010   Paperback & ebook
Read more about it, or purchase it, at

http://uwpress.wisc.edu/books/4716.htm

TASHKENT
Forging a Soviet City, 1930–1966
Paul Stronski
(Independent Scholar)
University of Pittsburgh Press   2010   Paperback & Cloth
Read more about it, or purchase it, at

http://www.upress.pitt.edu/BookDetails.aspx?bookId=36160


BOOKS PUBLISHED IN 2009 UNDER THE MELLON INITIATIVE


THE TRACE OF JUDAISM
Dostoevsky, Babel, Mandelstam, Levinas
Val Vinokur (Eugene Lang College/The New School, New York)
Northwestern University Press
2008   Cloth edition

Read more about it, or purchase it, at
http://www.nupress.northwestern.edu/Title/tabid/68/ISBN/978-0-8101-2585-8/Default.aspx

2009   Paperback 
Read more about it, or purchase it, at
http://www.nupress.northwestern.edu/Title/tabid/68/ISBN/978-0-8101-2585-8/Default.aspx

RESONANT DISSONANCE
The Russian Joke in Cultural Context
Seth Graham (University College London)
Northwestern University Press   2009   Cloth edition
Read more about it, or purchase it, at
http://www.nupress.northwestern.edu/Title/tabid/68/ISBN/978-0-8101-2623-7/Default.aspx

THE PROSE OF LIFE
Russian Women Writers from Khrushchev to Putin
Benjamin M. Sutcliffe (Miami University, Ohio)
University of Wisconsin Press   2009   Paperback & e-book
Read more about it, or purchase it, at

http://www.wisc.edu/wisconsinpress/books/4486.htm

FAST FORWARD
The Aesthetics and Ideology of Speed in Russian Avant-Garde Culture, 1910–1930
Tim Harte (Bryn Mawr College)
University of Wisconsin Press   2009   Paperback & e-book
Read more about it at
http://uwpress.wisc.edu/books/4531.htm

EROTIC NIHILISM IN LATE IMPERIAL RUSSIA
The Case of Mikhail Artsybashev’s Sanin
Otto Boele (University of Leiden)
University of Wisconsin Press   2009   Paperback & e-book
Read more about it at
http://www.wisc.edu/wisconsinpress/books/4685.htm


FORTHCOMING TITLES


NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY PRESS

Voiceless Vanguard: The Infantilist Aesthetic of the Russian Avant-Garde by Sara Pankenier Weld (UC- Santa Barbara), Spring 2014.

Dostoevsky and the Catholic Underground by Elizabeth Blake (St. Louis University), Spring 2014.

UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN PRESS

The First Epoch: The Eighteenth Century and the Russian Cultural Imagination by Lyubov Golburt (University of California, Berkeley), 2014.

Death and the Poetics: Osip Mandelstam, Alexander Pushkin, and the Poetics of Influence by Andrew Reynolds (University of Wisconsin-Madison), 2014.

UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH PRESS

Designing Tito’s Capital: Urban Planning, Modernism, and Socialism in Belgrade by Brigitte Le Normand (University of Toronto), Spring 2014.

Architecture and the Cold War: The Construction of East and West Berlin by Emily Pugh (Bard College), Spring 2014.