Irina Sandomirskaia lecture
Aesopian Language: the Politics and Poetics of Naming the Unnameable
Irina Sandomirskaja is Professor of Cultural Studies, Centre for Baltic and East European Studies, Södertörn University (Sweden). Books: Ia tak khochu nazvat’ kino: Naivnoe pis’mo – opyt lingvo-sotsiologicheskogo chteniia (in co-autsorship,Moscow 1996), Kniga o Rodine: Opyt analiza diskursivnykh praktik (Vienna 2001), Blokada v slove: ocherki kriticheskoi teorii i biopolitki iazyka (Moscow 2013). Teaches various subjects in East European cultures, Russian/Soviet theory of language and culture, and philosophy of language. Fields of interest: continental philosophy, culture theory, avant-garde literature and documentary film, Soviet body and biopolitics; Soviet writing and European critical theory.