Basic Info

First Name
Last Name
University of Toronto
Russia, Soviet Union
Cultural Studies, Literature, Performance Studies

Scholar's Bio

Postdoctoral Scholar
Short Bio

Tatiana Klepikova is a Faculty of Arts & Science Postdoctoral Fellow at the Women & Gender Studies Institute at the University of Toronto, where she is working on her postdoctoral project about contemporary Russian queer theater and drama. She defended her Ph.D. in Slavic Literary Studies at the University of Passau, Germany, in 2019, after obtaining degrees in Teaching Foreign Languages (English and Spanish) in Yaroslavl (Russia), and Russian and East-Central European Studies in Passau. Tatiana’s research interests include Soviet and contemporary Russian history and culture, political art, cultural privacy studies, queer studies, performance studies, and histories and cultures of LGBT communities in Eastern Europe.

Russian, Polish, Ukrainian (reading only)
Recent/Major Publications

(accepted) “(Trans-) Forming Gender Ideologies through Performance: Cyberfeminism and Posthumanism of Maailmanloppu Theatre.” In Palgrave Handbook of Queer and Trans Feminisms in Contemporary Performance, eds. Tiina Rosenberg, Sandra D’Urso, and Anna Renée Winget. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.

2020. “‘If a Cutie, Then Always Misha’: Evgenii Kharitonov’s Queer Masculinities” In Go East! LGBTQ+ Literature in Eastern Europe, edited by Alojzija Zupan Sosič and Andrej Zavrl. Ljubljana 2020: Ljubljana University Press, Faculty of Arts, pp. 72–79.