Anemone, Anthony

Anthony Anemone

Anthony  Anemone
PhD, Slavic Languages and Literatures, University of California, Berkeley
Associate Professor of Foreign Languages and Literary Studies

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Areas of Expertise:
Russian literature and cinema
Anthony Anemone is a literary historian, translator, and film critic who writes about modern Russian literature and cinema. The recipient of fellowships from the Kennan Institute for Advanced Russian Studies, the International Research and Exchanges Board, and the Fulbright Program, he travels regularly to Russia to conduct research. His essays and reviews have been published in major peer-reviewed journals in his field, including The Slavic Review, The Slavic and East European Journal, and The Russian Review. Dr. Anemone is a member of the editorial boards of several journals, including Studies in Russian and Soviet Cinema and Kinokultura: New Russian Cinema. He is presently working on a translation of the diaries and essays of Russian émigré author Boris Poplavsky and a study of the life and works of the Russian-Georgian film director Mikhail Kalatozov.
Courses Taught:
  • Terrorism in Modern Literature and Film
  • Slavic Dreams and Nightmares: Utopia, Dystopia, and Science Fiction in Slavic Culture
  • Major Works of Vladimir Nabokov
  • Between Berlin and Moscow: Late Weimar and Early Soviet Cinema
  • Major Russian Novels
  • Chekhov and Modern Theater
Recent Publications:
Editor of Just Assassins: The Culture of Terrorism in Russia (Northwestern UP, 2010).

With Peter Scotto, editor and translator of “I am a Phenomenon Quite out of the Ordinary” The Notebooks, Diaries and Letters of Daniil Kharms (Academic Studies Press, 2013).r)

“About Killers, Freaks and Real Men: The Vigilante Hero of Aleksey Balabanov’s Films,” in The Reel Russia: Cinema and Outsiders, ed. Stephen Norris and Zara Torleone (2008)

“On Aleksei German’s My Friend Ivan Lapshin,” in 24 Frames: The Cinema of Russia and the Former Soviet Union, ed. Birgit Beumers (2007)

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