Irina Sadovina

sadovina@ut.ee

Teenistuskäik

Töökohad ja ametid
01.01.2013–...    Toronto Ülikool, doktorant
2012–...    Tartu Ülikool, Doktorant (0,50)
 
 
Haridustee
2011–2012    Tartu Ülikool, MA, Läänemere regiooni uuringud
2010–2012    University College London, International Masters in Economy, State and Society (Nation, State and Society track) - distinction
2005–2009    Lipscomb University, BA in Management and French - summa cum laude
2005–2010    Mari State University, diploma in Linguistics and Foreign Language Education
 
 
Teadusorganisatsiooniline ja -administratiivne tegevus
2013−2014    University of Toronto, departmental representative to the Graduate Student Union
2007−2009    Lipscomb University, Student Assistant at the Foreign Language Department
 
 
Teenistuskäigu lisainfo
Guest lectures

Dec 2012 - Guest lecturer at the Department of Eastern European Studies, University of Hamburg. Paper: The Meaning of the Soviet Past in the Promotion and Reception of Sofi Oksanen’s ‘Purge’: Literature, Memory Politics and the Publishing Industry.
Dec 2012 - Guest lecturer at the Department of English, University of Tartu. Lecture on Ian McEwan’s ‘Butterflies’ for a BA literature seminar.
May 2012 - Guest lecturer at the Department of English, University of Tartu. Lecture on Eudora Welty’s ‘A Worn Path’ for a BA literature seminar.;
Teaching experience

Sept 2014-present - Course Instructor (Elementary Russian) at the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures (University of Toronto).
Sept 2013-present - Enrolled in the Advanced University Teaching Preparation (AUTP) Certificate Program (University of Toronto).
Sept 2013-May 2014 - Teaching Assistant (Advanced Russian) at the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures (University of Toronto). Conducting tutorials, marking, student contact.
Sept 2007-May 2009 - Student Assistant at the Foreign Language Department (Lipscomb University). Creating exams and teaching material, marking, student contact.
Sept 2007-May 2010 - Tutor of Russian.
Jun 2007-Aug 2007 - Tutor of English. ;
Membership and Affiliations

Sept 2013- present - Estonian Society for the Study of Religions (EAUS), Member.
2013-present - Massey College, Junior Fellow.
2012-present - Estonian Science Foundation research project "Alternative Discourses of Belief"
2012-present - Estonian Graduate School of Culture Studies and Arts.
2005-2009 - Lipscomb University Honors Program. ;

Kvalifikatsioon

 
 
Teaduspreemiad ja tunnustused
2014, Irina Sadovina, Travel bursary (European Association for the Study of Religion): Netherlands
2013, Irina Sadovina, Full PhD scholarship (University of Toronto)
2013, Irina Sadovina, Stipend for international participants (American Folklore Society): USA
2012, Irina Sadovina, State-funded PhD scholarship
2012, Irina Sadovina, Student Research Competition Award for MA thesis (Estonian Science Foundation)
2011, Irina Sadovina, Shortlisted for the Academia Rossica Young Translator’s Award 2011 (London, UK).
2010, Irina Sadovina, IMESS scholarship (Erasmus Mundus) (University College London and University of Tartu)
2005, Irina Sadovina, Academic scholarship (Lipscomb University)
 
 
Teadustöö põhisuunad
VALDKOND: 2. Ühiskonnateadused ja kultuur; 2.4. Kultuuriuuringud; CERCS ERIALA: H400 Folkloristika
VALDKOND: 2. Ühiskonnateadused ja kultuur; 2.6. Filoloogia ja lingvistika; CERCS ERIALA: H390 Üldine ja võrdlev kirjandusteadus, kirjanduskriitika, kirjandusteooria
 
 
Lisainfo
Sept 2013-present - Research assistantship in Prof. Ann Komaromi's project: “Database of Soviet Samizdat Periodical Editions, 1956-1986” (University of Toronto). Transcription.
Aug 2012-present - Fieldwork in St Petersburg, Leningrad and Pskov regions, and Mari El Republic, Russia. Participant observation and interviews in new religious communities.
Jan 2013 - Fieldwork in Mayong and Raid Maiong, India. Interviews of tantra practitioners.
Apr 2011 - Fieldwork in Yoshkar-Ola, Russia. Interviews for a study of memory and urban space.
May 2010-Sept 2010 - Research assistantship to Kate Pride Brown (Vanderbilt University, Department of Sociology) in a post-Soviet memory studies project. Translation and transcription.

Publikatsioonid

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Irina Sadovina

Career

Institution and occupation
01.01.2013–...    University of Toronto, PhD Student
2012–...    University of Tartu, PhD student (0,50)
 
 
Education
2011–2012    University of Tartu, MA in Baltic Sea Region Studies
2010–2012    University College London, International Masters in Economy, State and Society (Nation, State and Society track) - distinction
2005–2009    Lipscomb University, BA in Management and French - summa cum laude
2005–2010    Mari State University, diploma in Linguistics and Foreign Language Education
 
 
R&D related managerial and administrative work
2013−2014    University of Toronto, departmental representative to the Graduate Student Union
2007−2009    Lipscomb University, Student Assistant at the Foreign Language Department
 
 
Additional career information
Guest lectures

Dec 2012 - Guest lecturer at the Department of Eastern European Studies, University of Hamburg. Paper: The Meaning of the Soviet Past in the Promotion and Reception of Sofi Oksanen’s ‘Purge’: Literature, Memory Politics and the Publishing Industry.
Dec 2012 - Guest lecturer at the Department of English, University of Tartu. Lecture on Ian McEwan’s ‘Butterflies’ for a BA literature seminar.
May 2012 - Guest lecturer at the Department of English, University of Tartu. Lecture on Eudora Welty’s ‘A Worn Path’ for a BA literature seminar.;
Teaching experience

Sept 2014-present - Course Instructor (Elementary Russian) at the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures (University of Toronto).
Sept 2013-present - Enrolled in the Advanced University Teaching Preparation (AUTP) Certificate Program (University of Toronto).
Sept 2013-May 2014 - Teaching Assistant (Advanced Russian) at the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures (University of Toronto). Conducting tutorials, marking, student contact.
Sept 2007-May 2009 - Student Assistant at the Foreign Language Department (Lipscomb University). Creating exams and teaching material, marking, student contact.
Sept 2007-May 2010 - Tutor of Russian.
Jun 2007-Aug 2007 - Tutor of English. ;
Membership and Affiliations

Sept 2013- present - Estonian Society for the Study of Religions (EAUS), Member.
2013-present - Massey College, Junior Fellow.
2012-present - Estonian Science Foundation research project "Alternative Discourses of Belief"
2012-present - Estonian Graduate School of Culture Studies and Arts.
2005-2009 - Lipscomb University Honors Program. ;

Qualifications

 
 
Honours & awards
2014, Irina Sadovina, Travel bursary (European Association for the Study of Religion): Netherlands
2013, Irina Sadovina, Full PhD scholarship (University of Toronto)
2013, Irina Sadovina, Stipend for international participants (American Folklore Society): USA
2012, Irina Sadovina, State-funded PhD scholarship
2012, Irina Sadovina, Student Research Competition Award for MA thesis (Estonian Science Foundation)
2011, Irina Sadovina, Shortlisted for the Academia Rossica Young Translator’s Award 2011 (London, UK).
2010, Irina Sadovina, IMESS scholarship (Erasmus Mundus) (University College London and University of Tartu)
2005, Irina Sadovina, Academic scholarship (Lipscomb University)
 
 
Field of research
FIELD OF RESEARCH: 2. Culture and Society; 2.4. Cultures Research; CERCS SPECIALTY: H400 Folklore
FIELD OF RESEARCH: 2. Culture and Society; 2.6. Philology and Linguistics; CERCS SPECIALTY: H390 General and comparative literature, literary criticism, literary theory
 
 
Additional information
Sept 2013-present - Research assistantship in Prof. Ann Komaromi's project: “Database of Soviet Samizdat Periodical Editions, 1956-1986” (University of Toronto). Transcription.
Aug 2012-present - Fieldwork in St Petersburg, Leningrad and Pskov regions, and Mari El Republic, Russia. Participant observation and interviews in new religious communities.
Jan 2013 - Fieldwork in Mayong and Raid Maiong, India. Interviews of tantra practitioners.
Apr 2011 - Fieldwork in Yoshkar-Ola, Russia. Interviews for a study of memory and urban space.
May 2010-Sept 2010 - Research assistantship to Kate Pride Brown (Vanderbilt University, Department of Sociology) in a post-Soviet memory studies project. Translation and transcription.

Publications

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  • Leitud 1 kirjet
ProgrammNumberNimiProjekti algusProjekti lõppVastutav täitjaAsutusRahastamine kokku
IUTIUT2-43Traditsioon, loovus ja ühiskond: vähemused ja alternatiivsed diskursused01.01.201331.12.2018Ülo ValkTartu Ülikool, humanitaarteaduste ja kunstide valdkond, Kultuuriteaduste ja kunstide instituut532 500,00 EUR
  • Leitud 12 kirjet
PublikatsioonKlassifikaatorFail
Sadovina, Irina (2014). Round table position paper: “Vedic Wisdom And Self-Help”. Religion and Pluralities of Knowledge: annual conference of the European Association of the Study of Religions (University of Groningen, The Netherlands).. 5.2.
Sadovina, Irina (2014). “The interaction of narratives about “Vedic wisdom” in the space of one festival.". Religion and Pluralities of Knowledge: annual conference of the European Association of the Study of Religions (University of Groningen, The Netherlands).. 5.2.
Sadovina, Irina (2014). “Vladimir Putin in the Garden of Eden: Changing the World, One Photoshopped Image at a Time”. American Folklore Society Annual Meeting (Santa Fe, USA).. 5.2.
Sadovina, Irina (2013). “Belief, Discipline and Subversion: Gender and Russian Vedism.”. Symposium “Genres of Belief from a Folkloristic Perspective” (University of Tartu and University of Science and Technology, Meghalaya). Ri-Bhoi and Tartu, 62−63.5.2.
Sadovina, Irina (2013). “Beliefs and Practices of Vedism: Jokes, Creativity and Resistance”. 16th Congress of the International Society for Folk Narrative Research (Vilnius, Lithuania).. 5.2.
Sadovina, Irina (2013). “Researcher as Insider: Fostering the “We” in Fieldwork”. 3rd international conference for Young Folklorists “Vernacular Expressions and Analytic Categories” (University of Tartu).. 5.2.
Sadovina, Irina (2013). “The Practice of Vedic Beliefs in Russia: Discipline and Subversion in Jokes and Morality Tales”. Practicing Folklore: Folklore Studies Association of Canada 2013 annual meeting (Memorial University, Canada).. 5.2.
Sadovina, Irina (2013). “Vernacular interpretations and strategies of institutionalisation of Vedic-based beliefs in Russia”. American Folklore Society Annual Meeting (Providence, USA).. 5.2.
Sadovina, Irina (2012). “Eco- and Egovillages: Jokes and Subversion in Slavic Vedic Communities”. Personal religion: roles and heroes (Estonian Society for the Study of Religions).. 5.2.
Sadovina, Irina (2012). “Memory in Literature, National Borders and Sofi Oksanen’s Purge”. Literary Islands: Literature and the Actual Components of Baltistics (Institute of Lithuanian Literature and Folklore, Lithuania).. 5.2.
Sadovina, Irina (2012). “Obsession with Memory and Media Reception of Sofi Oksanen's Purge”. Towards a Common Past? Conflicting Memories on Contemporary Europe (Lund University, Sweden).. 5.2.
Sadovina, Irina (2011). “Power, memory and urban space: Negotiating the meaning of public objects in Yoshkar-Ola”. IV Autumn Conference of the Centre of Excellence in Cultural Theory: Things in Culture, Culture in Things (University of Tartu, Estonia).. 5.2.