Anastasiya Osipova

Special guest

Anastasiya Osipova is scholar of Soviet and contemporary Russian and Ukrainian cultures, with a focus on materialist aesthetics. Her first book, Survival and Mobilization: The Genre Memory of Soviet Prison Writing explores inter-generational aesthetic influence among political prisoners from 1920s to 2020s.

In addition to her academic work, she is active as a writer, translator, and publisher of contemporary art and poetry in Russia and Ukraine. In 2013 she co-founded Cicada Press, an imprint committed to publishing formally experimental Eastern European writing.

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