Selected Presentations


• The opera Salome in Richard Strauss’s correspondence with Romain Rolland, A Man of Letters and Music, University of Florence, Florence, Italy, February 2018

• The Sculpture of Mikhail Vrubel in the West European Context, The Link of Times: History of Art in the Context of Symbolism, Russian Academy of Art, Moscow, Russia, November 2017

• Oriental Motifs in Mikhail Vrubel’s Art, College Art Association, New York, February 2017

• Art, Jealousy and Passion: Mozart and Salieri, Composer in Literature, University Paris-Sorbonne, Paris, France, December 2016

• Russian Free Masons in France Between Two Wars, Persecutions between Two Wars, University Paris-Sorbonne, Paris, France, February 2016

• Odilon Redon: Angst and a New Visual Language, Angst in European Symbolism, University Paris-Sorbonne, Paris, France, June 2015

• The Art of Self Translation: Juggler and In The Garden of Luxembourg, Poetry translation, University of Jean Moulin, Lyon III, France, May 2015

• Redon and Charcot: Unconscious in Art, College Art Association, New York, USA, February 2015

• Dance of Salome as a Form of Entertainment, International Conference on Entertainment in Silver Age,Paris-Sorbonne, Paris, France, November 2013

• Aubrey Berdsley’s Illustrations for Oscar Wilde’s play “Salome,” International Conference on Comparative Literature, University of Paris IV, July 2013

• A Double Meaning of Beheadings in Gustave Moreau and Odilon Redon, College Art Association, New York, February, 2013

• Ancient Greek Influence on Russian Symbolism, Classicism in the turn of the century culture, Lyon, February, 2013

• Zinaida Hippius’ Perception of Love, Conference on Hippius, Strasbourg, December, 2012

• Mallarmé and Debussy, International Conference on Debussy, Paris, France, December 2012

• “Salome” between Oscar Wilde and Aubrey Beardsley, Symbolism, Its Origins and Consequences: Light and Dark, University of Illinois, Allerton Conference and Retreat Center, Monticello, Il, April 2012

• The Image of Salome in Art in the 19th and 20th Centuries as a Symbol of Social Ideology, The European Union the Policicization of Europe, Vienna, Austria, December 2011

• Dmitri Shostakovich and his opera The Nose, Conference on Shostakovich, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, February 2011

• Michael Vrubel: Literature and Art, College Art Association, Chicago, IL, February 2010

• Michael Vrubel: Between Dante-Gabriel Rossetti and Gustave Moreau, International conference on Comparative Literature and Aesthetics, University of Aix-en-Provence, France, October 2009