Adrienne M. Harris

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The Myth of the Woman Warrior and World War II in Soviet Culture. Defended 2008 (Chair: Edith Clowes).

Adrienne Harris is an associate professor of Russian at Baylor University in Waco, Texas. She has published articles on masculinity in post-communist Czech film, collective memory, Soviet war heroes, memoirists, and poet Iuliia Drunina. She is currently working on a monograph entitled Martyr, Myth, and Memory: The Dynamic Image of Zoia Kosmodemianskaia, a Soviet Saint.


Giving

KU’s Center for Russian, East European and Eurasian Studies program is one of only 12 federally-funded national resource centers in the US
Only doctoral program in Slavic Languages and Literatures between the Mississippi and the West Coast
100% of graduate students in the Slavic program had funding in academic year 2012-13
KU's Libraries house over 500,000 volumes of Slavic books and electronic editions
Two of the department’s last four doctoral candidates have won a Fulbright grants to conduct dissertation research abroad