Alexander Prokhorov is Associate Professor of Russian and Film Studies at College of William and Mary. His research interests include Russian visual culture, genre theory, and film history. He is a co-editor of Cinemasaurus: Russian Film in Contemporary Context (with Nancy Condee and Elena Prokhorova, ASP 2020), a co-author of Film and Television Genres of the Late Soviet Era (co-authored with Elena Prokhorova, Bloomsbury 2017), author of Inherited Discourse: Paradigms of Stalinist Culture in Literature and Cinema of the Thaw (Akademicheskii proekt, 2007) and the editor of Springtime for Soviet Cinema: Re/viewing the 1960s (Pittsburgh Film Symposium, 2001). His articles and reviews have been published in Journal of Film and Video, Kinokultura, Russian Review, Slavic Review, Slavic and East European Journal, The Soviet and Post-Soviet Review (brill.nl), Studies in Russian and Soviet Cinema, Art of Cinema (Iskusstvo kino), and Wiener Slawistische Almanach.
Episode | January 14th, 2020 | Season 2 | 26 mins 28 secs
emigre journeys, literature, russian film
Wrapping up our ASEEES conference series, we have a super fun couple's episode with the dynamic duo of Alexander Prokhorov and Elena Prokhorova from Moscow State University who talk about their personal journeys and how they ended up at teaching at College of William & Mary.