Serguei Oushakine (Princeton University, USA)

Serguei A. Oushakine teaches anthropology and Slavic studies at Princeton Universities. His main interests include anthropology of emotions; post-Soviet postcoloniality; war, memory and trauma; new materialism, popular culture. He authored two books: Pole pola (2007) and The Patriotism of Despair: Nation, War, and Loss in Russia (2009), which was awarded the Best Book Prize in Literary/Cultural Studies from the American Association  of Teachers of Slavic and Eastern European Languages in 2011). He edited and co-edited several collections of articles: O muzhe(N)stvennosti (On (Wo)Manhood ,  2002); Semeinye uzy: Modeli dlia sborki. (Family Ties: Models to Assemble, 2004); Travma: Punkty (Trauma: Points, 2009; co-edited with E. Trubina); In Marx’s Shadow: Knowledge, Power and Intellectuals in Eastern Europe and Russia. (Co-edited with Costica Bradatan; 2010). He also guest-edited special issues of journals and thematic clusters of articles:  Ob’ekty affecta: k materiologii emotsii (Object of Affection: Towards a Materiology of Emotions, Novoe literaturnoe obozrenie, Vols. 120-121, 2013); Unsettling Nomadism (Ab Imperio, Vol.2, 2012);  Vmesto Pamiati: Sovetskoe Segodnia (Au lieu de la mémoire: The Soviet Today, Neprikosnovennyi zapas, 2011, № 80);  Jokes of Repression (East European Politics & Society, Vol. 25 (4), 2011); Soviet Jocularity (Slavic Review, Vol. 70 (2), 2011);  «Wither the Intelligentsia: The End of the Moral Elite in Eastern Europe» (Studies in East European Thought, Vol. 61 (4), 2009).