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Angelina B. Lucento

  • Angelina B. Lucento has been at HSE since 2015.

Education and Degrees

  • 2014
    PhD
  • 2013

    Master in Humanities/History
    Northwestern University, History of Art

Academic Supervision

for a degree of Candidate of Science
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Thesis supervision

Departmental supervisor, Darja Filippova, “Blasphemy as a Tool for Institutional Critique: Exploring Lineages of Religious Aesthetics and Protest Culture in Political Performance Art through the Chronotope of Holy Foolery,” Central European University, Department of History

MA 2015

 

Departmental co-supervisor, Anna Nagyházi-Soóky, “The Development of Art Criticism in Budapest from 1884 to 1901 through the Works of Zoltán Ambrus, Tamás Szana and Károly Lyka,” Central European University, Department of History

MA 2015

Culture, Society, and War in Twentieth Century Europe (co-instructor of record, Seth Bernstein), National Research University-Higher School of Economics, Moscow

Winter/Spring 2015-2016

 

Realism after Socialism: Art, Politics, and Communication in the Soviet Sphere, 1945-Present (graduate seminar), Central European University

Fall 2014

Publications8

“Живопись, материя, пространство: Давид Штеренберг и визуальная новация в молодой советской России” [Painting, Matter, Space: David Shterenberg and Visual Innovation in Early Soviet Russia], in Пространство ВХУТЕМАС: Наследие. Традиции. Новации: материалы Всероссийской научной конференции (Moscow: State Stroganov Academy of Design and Applied Art, 2010): 134

Published Translations

Oleg V. Khlevniuk, “Top Down vs. Bottom-up: Regarding the Potential of Contemporary ‘Revisionism’,” trans. Aaron Hale-Dorrell and Angelina Lucento, Cahiers du Monde russe, forthcoming, winter 2016

Conferences

Invited Talks and Presentations

“A Cultural Revolution from the ‘East:’ The Influence of TatLef and the Kazan School on the Soviet Avant-Garde,” In Empire’s Long Shadow (interdisciplinary conference), University of Chicago

26-27 February 2016

Invited panelist (in Russian without English interpretation), “Актуальные проблемы изучения и интерпретации художественного наследия 1920-1930-х годов [Actual problems in the study and interpretation of the artistic heritage of the 1920s and 1930s],” Центр авангарда [Center of the Avant-Garde], Moscow

17 September 2015

Invited panel discussant, Revolutionary Anthropologies in Eastern Europe in the 1930s and Beyond, Pasts, Inc.: Center for Historical Studies, Budapest

8 May 2015

“Art to the Masses! AKhR, the October Association, and the Invention of Soviet Media Theory,” University of Szeged, Hungary

2 April 2015

“Painting Our Way Out: American Art during the Great Depression of the 1930s,” Moscow State University, Moscow, Russian Federation

3 March 2011

“Painting Our Way Out: American Art during the Great Depression of the 1930s,” Gorky Library, Perm, Russian Federation

27 February 2011

“American Painting 1935-1958: From the WPA to Abstract Expressionism,” Kolomna Teacher Training Institute, Kolomna, Russian Federation

21 December 2010

“After Abstract Expressionism: American Art in the 1950s and 1960s,” Small group seminar, Kolomna Teacher Training Institute, Kolomna, Russian Federation

21 December 2010

 

Conference Participation

Panel Co-Convener (with Dr. Alla Vronskaya), “Aesthetics in the Socialist Context,” College Art Association, Washington, DC

February 2016

 “Defining Socialist Industry: Anatolii Lunacharskii, Alexei Gastev, and the Question of Technical Aesthetics in Proletarian Culture,” Association of Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies Convention, Philadelphia

November 2015

Roundtable Discussant, “Records, Facts, and Facsimiles: Photographic ‘Truth’ in Russian Culture,” Association of Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies Convention, Philadelphia

November 2015

“The Development of a New Perspective from Old Methods: Bela Uitz and the Role of Renaissance Aesthetics in Soviet Monumental Art,” Actual Problems in the Theory and History of Art VI, Moscow State University, Moscow

October 2015

 “New Media and the Culture of Endless War: Contemporary Visual Culture in Ukraine as Case Study,” Past the “Post”: Theorizing the Post-Post Soviet via (New) Media and Popular Culture, University of Amsterdam, Netherlands

June 2015

“Evaluating Violence: How Evgenii Katsman Painted Felix Dzerzhinskii and Why it Matters to History,” Teaching Visual Culture: Methodologies, Challenges, Perspectives, Central European University, Budapest

February 2015

“Painting with Photography, Painting Against Photography: The Conflicted Origins of Soviet Visual Media,” Association of Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies Convention, San Antonio

November 2014

“Antiquity and the New Man: The Classical Figure in the Work of Evgenii Katsman,” Actual Problems in Art Theory and History V, State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg

October 2014

“The Conflicted Origins of Soviet Visual Media: Painting, Photography, and Communication in Socialist Russia,” Nordic Political Science Association, Gothenburg, Sweden

August 2014

“The Unsustainability of War: What Modern Art and Visual Culture Tell Us about the Relationship between Violence, Disability, and Identity,” Society of Disability Studies, Minneapolis

June 2014

“The Conflicted Origins of Soviet Visual Media: Painting, Photography, and Communication in Socialist Russia,” College Art Association, Chicago

January 2014

“Interrupting Heroic Realism: The role of the Society of Easel Painter's Historical-materialist Philosophy in the Evolution of Early Soviet Art,” Association of Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies Convention, Boston

November 2013

“No More Passive Spectators! The Role of Realist Painting in the Development of Collective Politics,” Socialist Realist Art: Production, Consumption, Aesthetics, Södertörn University/Stockholm Museum of Modern Art, Stockholm, Sweden

October 2012

“Not for the Passive Spectator: Soviet Realist Painting and Political Action in the 1920s and 1930s,” Association of Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies Convention, Washington, D.C.

November 2011

“Painting, Matter, Space: David Shterenberg and Perceptual Innovation in Early Soviet Russia,” Space of VKhUTEMAS: Heritage, Traditions, Innovation, Moscow Architectural Institute, Moscow, Russian Federation

November 2010

“From Anarchy to Schizoanalysis: The Philosophical Evolution of Ivan Puni’s Revolutionary Painting,” Connect, Continue, Create: Third International Deleuze Studies Conference, University of Amsterdam, Netherlands

July 2010

“Counter-criticality: Sam Gilliam and the Politics of Abstract Painting in the Post-Civil Rights Era,” Black Graduate Association Graduate and Professional Student Research Conference, Northwestern University

April 2010

Conference co-organizer (with Dr. Christina Kiaer), Avant-garde and Totalitarianism Re-visited: Soviet Visual Culture, 1920s-1940s, Northwestern University

March 2010

 “Cool Sound, Cool Image: Jamel Shabazz and the Visualization of the Sonic Subject in Hip-Hop Culture,” Midwest Art History Society, Chicago, IL

April 2008

“Catherine Opie Goes Domestic,” Thinking Gender, UCLA

February 2008

Editorial Board Member, DRUŽBOSLOVNE RAZPRAVE (Slovenia),

http://druzboslovne-razprave.org/en/

 

Grants

New Europe College International Fellowship for Advanced Study, Bucharest, Romania

2015-2016 (Declined)

Fulbright-Hays Grant (Administered by Institute of International Education), Moscow State University, Moscow

2012-2013

Paris Program in Critical Theory Fellowship (Northwestern University), EHESS, Paris, Fall 2011

 

Fulbright Research Scholarship, Moscow State University, Moscow, 2010-2011

Paris Program in Critical Theory Fellowship (Northwestern University), Paris and Moscow

2010-2011 (Declined)

Shanley Grant for Travel and Research Abroad, Northwestern University, Department of Art History

Summer 2009

Graduate Research Grant, Northwestern University

2008-2009

Shanley Grant for Travel and Research Abroad, Northwestern University, Department of Art History

Summer 2008

Summer Research Grant for Fieldwork in Berlin, Moscow, and the Baltics, Buffet Center for International Studies, Northwestern University

Summer 2008

Summer Language Grant for Study in Dresden, Germany, Northwestern University, Summer 2007

University Fellowship for Graduate Study, Northwestern University

2006-2011


Employment history

Research Fellow, International Center for the History and Sociology of World War II and Its Consequences, National Research University-Higher School of Economics, Moscow

2015-present

 

Humanities Initiative Postdoctoral Fellow, Institute for Advanced Study, Central European University, Budapest

2014-2015

Timetable for today

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Welcome Aboard: Tenure-Track Introductions

Every year The HSE Look continues its tradition of welcoming newly recruited international faculty via short summaries about their positions and research interests. In the 34th issue we introduce the tenure-track faculty members, and in November you can learn more about post-doctoral researchers who are starting their work at HSE this fall.

Art versus Document: Photography in Modern Russian History’

An international scholarly conference ‘Art versus Document: Photography in Modern Russian History’ took place from June 1st to 2nd, 2017 in Moscow.

Angelina Lucento "Entangled Modernisms: Socialism, Jadidism, and the Development of Early Soviet Visual Culture"

On November 25 the Center's postdoctoral research fellow Angelina Lucento gave a presentation “Entangled Modernisms: Socialism, Jadidism, and the Development of Early Soviet Visual Culture” at the scholarly seminar of the International Center for the History and Sociology of World War II and Its Consequences.

HSE Open Talks at HSE Day

Each year HSE welcomes new colleagues – Ph.D. holders from the world’s best universities – who join the university through the international recruiting programme. HSE continues the tradition of public lectures at HSE Day, and holds HSE Open Talks in English. Academics from all over the world representing the most diverse disciplines will discuss their research and talk with the public.

New Voices: Research Projects and Ideas

In 2015 HSE laboratories and centres chose 24 scholars as post-doctoral fellows in the fields of philosophy, history, data analysis, finance, and cognitive studies. University bulletin HSE Look introduces these researchers as well as the teams with which they are now working.

Studying Russian Writers on How War Alters Aesthetic Experience

Dr. Angelina Lucento is a Research Fellow at HSE International Center for the History and Sociology of World War II and Its Consequences. Her work focusses on art and war. In this interview with HSE English News she explains how family history brought her to research WWII and Russian culture and tells us why Moscow suits her so well for living and working as an international academic in her field.