Photography of Daniel Collins.

Daniel E. Collins

Associate Professor of Slavic linguistics
Chair, Department of Slavic and East European Languages and Literatures

Office: 400F Hagerty Hall

Mailing address: 400 Hagerty Hall
1775 College Road
Columbus, OH 43210-1340

Telephone: (614) 292-6733 (office)

E-mail: collins.232@osu.edu



Curriculum vitae

Quick index
· Education
· Current profile
· Languages
· Courses recently taught
· Employment
· Publications
· Conference papers and public lectures
· Grants
· Honors and awards
· Professional activities
· University service

Education

B.A.: University of Virginia, 1986
M.A.: University of California, Los Angeles, 1988
Ph.D.: University of California, Los Angeles, 1994

Dissertation
The pragmatics of reported speech in Medieval Russian trial transcripts: The contextualization and interpretation of metapragmatic framing strategies in Old Russian juridical language, 1400-1505. Defended May 24,1994. (Abstract).


Current profile

Title: Associate professor of Slavic linguistics
Chair, Department of Slavic and East European Languages and Literatures
Associate Professor of Slavic Linguistics
Adjunct Professor, Department of Linguistics
Affiliate, Center for Slavic and East European Studies
Affiliate, Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies
Affiliate, Center for Folklore Studies

Research interests: Historical pragmatics; East and West Slavic linguistics; Old Church Slavonic; Old Russian (linguistics and literature)

Administrative appointments: Department Chair

University honors: Finalist in OSU Distinguished Teaching Award 1996


Languages

Speaking: Russian, Polish, Czech

Reading: Old Church Slavonic and its recensions, Old Russian, Ukrainian, Belorussian, Serbo-Croatian, German, French, Latin, Ancient Greek

Linguistic knowledge: Other Slavic languages, Lithuanian, Old Irish, Old Norse


Courses recently taught

Undergraduate

MRS 213: Medieval Moscow
Slavic 130 Slavic Languages and Cultures: The Vampire in Eastern European and American Culture
Slavic 245: Modern Czech Literature and Film in their Cultural Context

Undergraduate/Graduate

Czech 580.51 Reading Czech I
Czech 581.51 Reading Czech II
Russian 631 Introduction to Research in Russian Linguistics
Slavic 671 Grammar of a Selected Slavic Language: Polish for Reading
Knowledge I
Slavic 672 Reading of a Selected Slavic Language: Polish for Reading
Knowledge II

Graduate

Linguistics 795T/ Slavic 871 Discourse Analysis
Russian 720 History of the Russian Language
Russian 827 Topics in the History of Russian
Slavic 812 Church Slavonic Texts
Slavic 862 History of the West Slavic Languages
Slavic 864 Comparative Slavic Grammar
Slavic 870 Seminar in Slavic Philology
Slavic 871 Seminar in Slavic Linguistics

Employment

Associate Professor of Slavic Linguistics, Department of Slavic and East European Languages and Literatures, The Ohio State University, 2000-present

Assistant Professor of Slavic Linguistics, Department of Slavic and East European Languages and Literatures, The Ohio State University, 1994-2000.

Instructor in Slavic Linguistics, Department of Slavic and East European Languages and Literatures, The Ohio State University, 1993-1994.

Research Assistant, University of California, Los Angeles, Center for Russian and East European Studies, 1991.

Teaching Associate, University of California, Los Angeles, Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures, 1990-1991, Summer 1991.

Teaching Assistant, University of California, Los Angeles, Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures, 1989-1990.

Liaison (Leningrad State University Exchange), University of California Education Abroad Program, 1988-1989.

Research Assistant, University of California, Los Angeles, Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, 1987-1989.


Publications

BOOKS

Reanimated Voices: Speech Reporting in a Historical-Pragmatic Perspective. Pragmatics and Beyond New Series, vol. 85. Amsterdam: John Benjamins Publishing Company, 2001. Best Book in Slavic Linguistics, American Council of Teachers of Russian, 2003.

EDITED VOLUMES

Balkan and Slavic Linguistics: In Honor of the 40th Anniversary of the Department of Slavic and East European Languages and Literatures (with Andrea Sims). Ohio State Working Papers in Slavic Studies, vol. 2. Columbus, 2003.

The Love of Learning and the Desire for God: Selected Proceedings of the Fifth International Hilandar Conference (with Miroljub Jokovic, M.A. Johnson, and Predrag Matejic). Vol. 1. Beograd/Columbus: Raska skola/Resource Center for Medieval Slavic Studies, 2006.

The Love of Learning and the Desire for God: Selected Proceedings of the Fifth International Hilandar Conference (with Miroljub Jokovic, M.A. Johnson, and Predrag Matejic). Vol. 2. Beograd/Columbus: Raska skola/Resource Center for Medieval Slavic Studies, Forthcoming.

ARTICLES

Front rounded vowels and the phoneme /j/ in Proto-Church Slavonic. Die Welt der Slaven 37 (1992): 1–32.

On diglossia and the linguistic norms of medieval Russian writing. Studies in Slavic and General Linguistics 17 (1992): 79–94.

The early Russian topoi of deathbed and testament. Medieval Russian culture II, edited by Michael S. Flier and Daniel Rowland, 134–59. California Slavic Studies, vol. 19. Berkeley-Los Angeles, 1994.

The pragmatics of indirect speech in Old Church Slavonic and other early Slavic writings. Studies in Slavic and General Linguistics 23 (1996): 21–86.

The function and social context of prošcal'nye gramoty (Toward a thicker description of a medieval Russian text kind). Zeitschrift für Slawistik 42 (1997): 192–231.

The Tower of Babel Undone in a Soviet Pentecost: A Linguistic Myth of the First Five-Year Plan. The Slavic and East European Journal 42 (1998): 423–43.

Mixed Blessings: Blessings as Indirect Command Strategies in Medieval Russian. In A Festschrift for Leon Twarog, ed. Irene Masing-Delic and Mateja Matejic, 101–17. Ohio State Working Papers in Slavic Studies, vol. 1. Columbus, 2001.

Delocutivization: Delocutivity and Semantic Shifts. In Balkan and Slavic Linguistics: In Honor of the 40th Anniversary of the Department of Slavic and East European Languages and Literatures, ed. Daniel E. Collins and Andrea Sims, 23–29. Ohio State Working Papers in Slavic Studies, vol. 2. Columbus, 2003.

Mixed Blessings: From Benediction to Command in Slavia Orthodoxa. International Journal of Slavic Linguistics and Poetics 44–45 (2002–3): 49–82.

Distance, Subjecthood, and the Early Slavic Dative Absolute. Scando-Slavica 50 (2004): 165–81.

Speech Reporting and the Suppression of Orality in Seventeenth-Century Russian Trial Dossiers. Journal of Historical Pragmatics 7 (2006): 265–92.

The Devil's in the Details: Details as Implicatures in Muscovite Trial Records. Forthcoming in Festschrift for Charles E. Gribble, ed. Ernest Scatton and Charles Townsend.

East Slavic Languages. Forthcoming in Encyclopedia of the Midwest.

Lost Empires and Lost Times: Tendentiousness in the Hilandar Josephus Codices (HM.SMS.280 and HM.SMS.281). Forthcoming in The Love of Learning and the Desire for God: Proceedings of Fifth International Hilandar Conference, ed. Predrag Matejic, Miroljub Jokovic, and Daniel E. Collins.

REVIEWS

Review of A. P. Vlasto, A linguistic history of Russia to the end of the eighteenth century (Oxford, 1988). Comitatus: A Journal of Medieval and Renaissance Studies 22 (1991):111–17.

Review of Paul Hollingsworth, ed., The hagiography of Kievan Rus', Harvard Library of Early Ukrainian Literature, English Translations, vol. 2 ([Cambridge, Mass.], 1992). Canadian American Slavic Studies 30 (1996): 88–90.

Review of Willem R. Veder and Anatolij A. Turilov, eds., The edificatory prose of Kievan Rus', Harvard Library of Early Ukrainian Literature, English Translations, vol. 6 ([Cambridge, Mass.], 1994). Canadian American Slavic Studies 30 (1996, published 1998): 285–87.

Review of William R. Schmalstieg, An Introduction to Old Russian, Journal of Indo-European Studies Mongraph Series, vol. 15 (Washington, 1995). Diachronica 16 (1999):386–91.

What I've Been Reading Lately... Nouvelles Nouvelles, Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, The Ohio State University, November 2005, 10–14.

TECHNICAL REPORTS AND INTERVIEWS

Solicited response to questionnaire "Būdeš?eneto na zanimanijata sūs srednovekovnata Slavia Orthodoxa." Literaturen Vestnik (Sofija, Bulgaria) no. 17, May 2-8, 2001.

Interviewed in Indianapolis Monthly, October 2003 ("Interview with a Vampirologist").

What I've Been Reading Lately... Nouvelles Nouvelles, Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, The Ohio State University, November 2005, 10-14.

CONFERENCE PAPERS AND PUBLIC LECTURES

Purpose clauses in the birchbark letters. Paper presented at the California Slavic Colloquium, Los Angeles, April 15, 1989.

Purpose conjunctions in the Novgorod birchbark letters. Paper presented at the meeting of the American Association of Teachers of Slavic and East European Languages, Washington, D.C., December 29, 1989.

Old Russian wills and the topos of deathbed testament. Paper presented at the Social Science Research Council/Joint Council for Soviet Studies Workshop on Medieval East Slavic Culture, Los Angeles, California, June 4, 1990.

The morphological adaptation of Baltic loanwords in East Slavic dialects. Paper presented at the Association for the Advancement of Baltic Studies Biannual Convention, Seattle, Washington, June 22, 1990.

On the phonemicity of j in Proto-Church Slavonic: Internal and external evidence. Paper presented at the meeting of the American Association of Teachers of Slavic and East European Languages, Chicago, Illinois, December, 1990.

Front rounded vowels and the phoneme /j/ in Proto-Church Slavonic. Paper presented at the California Slavic Colloquium, Los Angeles, California, April 20, 1991.

Trubetzkoy's Approach to Old Church Slavonic Phonology. Paper presented at "The Legacy of Nikolai S. Trubetzkoy," Los Angeles, California, October 9, 1992.

Some recent approaches to Russian historical stylistics. Paper presented at the meeting of the Early Slavic Studies Association, Phoenix, Arizona, November, 1992.

Co-occurrence patterns in Old Russian reported speech constructions. Paper presented at the meeting of the American Association of Teachers of Slavic and East European Languages, New York, New York, December, 1992.

Testaments and the testamentary situation in medieval Russian writing. Paper presented at the Berliner Fachtagung "Die unbeachteten mittelalterlichen Literaturgattungen in der Slavia Orthodoxa," an international conference supported by the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft, Berlin, Germany, June, 1993.

The Old Russian predicative accusative after verba dicendi and related constructions. Paper presented at the meeting of the American Association of Teachers of Slavic and East European Languages, Toronto, Ontario, December, 1993.

Last words and last wills: Dukhovnye, proshchal'nye, and izustnye gramoty and their social background in medieval Russian writing. Paper presented at the meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Slavic Studies, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, November 20, 1994.

Higher-level discourse organization in the Zadonshchina. Paper presented at the meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Slavic Studies, Washington, D.C., October 29, 1995.

East Slavic Hagiographical Texts in the Hilandar Research Library. Report presented at the meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Slavic Studies, Boston, November 16, 1996.

"Da-s" and "Net-s": The pragmatics of politeness in Gore ot uma. Paper presented at the Golden Age Conference, Columbus, Ohio, April 1997.

The pragmatics of speech-reporting strategies: The case of medieval Russian legal language. Paper presented at the 6th International Pragmatics Conference, Reims, France, July 1998.

Not reproduction but reconstruction: The pragmatics of direct speech in a premodern text-kind. Paper presented at the Historical Pragmatics Workshop, 14th International Conference on Historical Linguistics, Vancouver, August 1999.

Directive Indirectness: Blessings as Commands in Medieval Russian. Paper presented at the 7th International Pragmatics Conference, Budapest, Hungary, July 2000.

Delocutivity and delocutivization. Paper presented at the 2nd International Conference on Contrastive Semantics and Pragmatics, Cambridge, U.K., September 2000.

From appellative to emblem: The particle -s in Woe from Wit. Paper presented at the Midwest Slavic Association Conference, Cleveland, March 2001.

Discourse Organization and Speech Reporting in Seventeenth-Century Russian Trial Dossiers: The Suppression of Orality. Paper presented at the Organization in Discourse Conference II, Turku, Finland, August 2002.

Ulterior Motives in Medieval Slavic Manuscripts: Observations on the Tendentiousness of the Hilandar Josephus Codices. Paper presented at the Fifth International Hilandar Conference, Kopaonik, Yugoslavia, September 2002.

Lost Times and Lost Empires: Tendentious Manuscripts in Sixteenth-Century Russian-Athonite Contact. Paper presented at the Henrik Birnbaum Memorial Symposium, University of California, Los Angeles, February 22, 2003.

Distance, Subjecthood, and the Early Slavic Dative Absolute. North American-Macedonian Conference, May 1, 2003; International Conference on Historical Linguistics, Copenhagen, August 14, 2003.

Medieval Russian Trial Discourse: Speech Reporting and Institutional Needs in Criminal Trial Dossiers ("Just the Facts, Ma'am"). International Pragmatics Conference, Toronto, July 18, 2003; Midwest Slavic Conference, March 2004.

Purging Greek in the Legend of Salonika. Bulgarian Studies Association Conference, Columbus, October 11, 2003.

Disorderly Conduct? The Dative Absolute in Early Slavic. Second Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Symposium on Linguistics: Studies in Ancient Indo-European Languages, Columbus, January 17, 2005.

Indirectness in Legal Speech Acts: An Argument against Evolution out of Ritual. International Pragmatics Conference, Riva del Garda, Italy, July 2005.

"Irregular" Absolute Constructions in Early Slavic Syntax: A Functional/Pragmatic Approach. East Coast Indo-European Conference, June 20, 2006.

PUBLIC AND INVITED LECTURES

Proto-Church Slavonic. Lecture, University of California, Los Angeles, November 10, 1991.

Reconstructing the language of Cyril and Methodius: Some empirical and theoretical issues. Lecture, Georgetown University, Washington, D.C., January 24, 1992.

The theory of diglossia in medieval Rus'. Lecture, Rijksuniversiteit Groningen, The Netherlands, June, 1993.

Dying rituals in medieval Rus': The concept of holy death and individual responses. Lecture, The Ohio State University, November 10, 1994.

Death and dying in Muscovy. Guest lecture in Medieval and Renaissance Studies 213, Spring 1996.

Murnau’s Nosferatu— the first film vampire. Lecture, International Film Series, The Ohio State University, October 27, 1996.

The vampire in Eastern European folklore. Lecture, Honors Program, The Ohio State University, October 29, 1996.

Russian Church Slavonic. Guest Lecture in Medieval Studies 792, Spring 1997.

Introduction to Slavic folk beliefs about vampires. Sponsored by the Department of Slavic and East European Languages and Literatures. May 13 and 14, 1997.

The Prague Linguistic Circle. Guest Lecture in Comparative Studies 790, Fall 1997.

The Slavic folkloric vampire. Lecture, Al-Pez Freshman Honorary Society, October 29, 1997.

Discussion of "In defense of vampires: Church/State efforts to stop action against vampires, "by John Fine. The John Rudolph Honors Book Program, November 13, 1997.

Czech Cinema (Introduction to the film series "New Czech Cinema"). Wexner Center for the Arts, November 5, 1998.

Night of the Dead Languages: Old Church Slavonic. Lecture, UnderLings (Undergraduate Linguistics Club), October 24, 2000.

Interview with a Vampire Expert. Lecture, Honors Program, The Ohio State University, October 31, 2000.

Actively Involving Students in Large Classes. Panel on "Actively Involving Students," Faculty and Teaching Associate Development, The Ohio State University, February 9, 2001.

Slavic Vampires. Lecture, Honors and Scholars Programs, October 26, 2001; Mack Hall Residence Life Program, February 27, 2002.

Submerged Dialect Mixing, Cross-Branch Migrations, and Other Problems of Relatedness in Slavic. Lecture, Relatedness Seminar, Ohio State University, May 9, 2002.

The Slavic Folkloric Vampire Then and Now. Lecture, "Haunted Union," Ohio Union, October 26, 2002; Mack Hall Residence Life Program, October 27, 2002; Baker Hall East Resident Life Program, October 31, 2002.

The Image of Dracula in Folklore, Fiction, and Film. Lecture, the Wellington School, October 28, 2002.

Things That Go Bump in the (Slavic) Night: East European Tales of Encounters with Supernatural Evil. Lecture, Honors and Scholars Program, October 29, 2002.

The Vampire in East European Folklore. Lecture, Mifflin International Middle School, October 21, 2002; John Sells Middle School, October 25, 2002; Ridgeview Middle School, May 12, 2003.

Delocutivity and Delocutivization. Lecture, Slavic Forum, Ohio State University, November 22, 2002.

Landmarks of Czech History and Culture. Guest Lecture in MBA 808, International Field Study: Emerging Markets, Fisher College of Business, February 13, 2003.
The Vampire in East European Folklore. Lecture, University Maximus Scholars Competition, March 1, 2003.

Check Your Calendars; or, A Monk's Guide to Dating in the Sixteenth Century. Lecture, Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies Faculty Colloquium, March 10, 2003.

Russian Folklore: Its Heroes and Monsters. Lecture, The Christopher Program, May 9, 2003.

The Vampire in East European Folklore, Hancock County, Indiana, Public Library, October 25; Mack Hall, October 26; Baker East, October 29; Taylor Tower, October 31; St. Timothy's School, November 21; Ohio Wesleyan University, December 4, 2003.

Dracula in History, Folklore, Literature, and Film, Wellington School, October 30, 2003.

Horror in the Enlightenment, Gothick, and Romanticism, Ohio Wesleyan University, December 11, 2003.

Slavic Folklore. Guest Lecture in Slavic 792, Fall 2003, 2004, 2005.

The Vampire in East European Folklore, Kuhn Honors House, October 2004; Scholars South, October 2004; Wayne High School, Dayton, October 2004 (five classes).

Update on the Undead: A Lecture on Vampires in Slavic and East European Folklore. College of Humanities, October 25, 2004.

Teaching Russian Folklore. Talk for K-12 teachers and parents of Russian adoptees. Center for Slavic and East European Studies, October 8, 2005.

Monstrous Language: The Linguistics of Vampires and Other Eastern European Terrors. Underlings Undergraduate Linguistics Club, October 26, 2005.

The Vampire in East European Folklore. Worthingway Middle School, October 2005; Thomas Worthington High School, October 2005; Marion-Franklin High School, October 2005.


Grants

INDIVIDUAL
Ohio State University seed grant for the project "Tense and aspect in Old Russian: The reanalysis and recontextualization of past-tense forms," 1996–1997
Grant-in-Aid, College of Humanities, The Ohio State University, 1998
Small Grant, Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, The Ohio State University, 1998
Grant-in-Aid, College of Humanities, The Ohio State University, 2000
Small Grant, Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, The Ohio State University, 2000

DEPARTMENTAL
Grant for Capacity Study, National Security Education Flagship Program Initiative, U.S. Department of Education, 2001


Honors and awards

Fellowships and honors

Best book in Slavic Linguistics 2003, American Association of Teachers of Slavic and East European Languages, for Reanimated Voices.

Finalist, Distinguished Teaching Award, The Ohio State University, Winter 1996

Special Research Assignment,The Ohio State University, Spring 1997 and Winter 1999

Echols Scholarship, University of Virginia, 1982-1986

National Defense Education Act Title VI Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowships, Summer 1983 (Serbo-Croatian) and Summer 1984 (Polish)

Robert K. Gooch Scholarship, University of Virginia, 1984-1986

University Fellowship, UCLA, 1986-1987

Competition Winner, Social Science Research Council/Joint Council for Soviet Studies Workshop on Medieval East Slavic Culture, 1990

Chancellor's Dissertation Research Fellowship, UCLA, 1992-1993

International Studies and Overseas Programs Dissertation Fellowship, UCLA, 1992-1993

Honor Societies
Phi Beta Kappa
Omicron Delta Kappa
University of Virginia Raven Society

Professional activities

DEPARTMENTAL SERVICE
Chair, 2000–present

Chair, Search Committee, 2000–2001, 2003–4, 2006

Hagerty Hall Committee, 1999–2000

Chair, Graduate Studies Committee, 1996–1998, 1999–2000

Graduate Studies Committee, 1996–present

Undergraduate Committee, 1993–1996

University service

Ohio State University
Center for Slavic and East European Studies

Center for Slavic and East European Studies Advisory Committee, 2000–Present

Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowship Selection Committee, 2001, 2003–present

Search Committee for Director of Center for Slavic and East European Studies, 2001

Library Committee, 1994–1996

Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies
Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies Advisory Committee, 1996–present

Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies Small-Grants Committee, May 1996, 1998–2001

Chair, Resource Center for Medieval Slavic Studies Advisory Committee, 2002–present

Resource Center for Medieval Slavic Studies Advisory Committee, 1997–present

Resource Center for Medieval Slavic Studies Summer-Fellowships Committee, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999

College of Humanities
Faculty evaluator, Katherine L. Hall Prize, College of Humanities, 2001, 2003, 2006

Faculty evaluator, HUMAS Award, 2006

Chair, Subcommittee on the Second Language Studies Interdisciplinary Specialization, Foreign Language Center, Spring 2005; co-chair, Autumn 2005.

1% for the Arts Committee/Hagerty Hall, 2003–present

Hagerty Hall Planning Committee, Autumn 2004

Ad-Hoc Committee on Popular Culture, College of Humanities, 2003–5

College of Humanities Interdisciplinary Committee, 2000–2001

Dean's Advisory Committee, College of Humanities,1998–2000

Faculty evaluator, Brandt/Amstutz Scholarship, College of Humanities, 1998

Colleges of Arts and Science
President, Phi Beta Kappa Chapter Epsilon of Ohio, Autumn 2005–present

Buckeye Book Community Leader, October 2004 (Red Badge of Courage), October 2005 (Rocket Boys)

Ohio State University Arts and Sciences Faculty Senate, 1996–97, 2003–5 (alternate)

Faculty Presenter, Arts and Sciences Orientation, Summer 1997 and 1998

Faculty Presenter, University College Orientation, Summer 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004

Faculty/Staff Interviewing Team for Program Coordinator Position in the University Honors Center, December 1997

Graduate School
Research and Graduate Council, 2004–5 (alternate)

Research and Graduate Council AGGRS Committee, 2004–5

Judge, Hayes Graduate Research Forum, 2003, 2004, 2005

Faculty referee, Ohio State University Graduate Research Forum, Spring 1996

University Senate
Ohio State University Senate, 2000–2001, 2003–4 (alternate), 2004–5, 2006–9

Committee on Academic Affairs, 2006–9

University Senate Rules Committee, 2004–5

Ohio Union Council, 2004–5

Other University Service
Participant, Emerging Leaders Program, Ohio State University, 2003–4

Search Committee for Slavic Bibliographer, University Libraries, 2000, 2001

Consortium for Institutional Cooperation
CIC FLEP Scholarship Selection Committee, May 1996

Participant, CIC Symposium on Foreign Language Teaching and Instructional Technology, March 1996; discussion leader for the "CIC Slavic Distance-Learning Project" plan

EDITORSHIPS AND REFEREEING

Referee for Journal of Slavic Linguistics, Diachronica, Slavic and East European Journal, Journal of Historical Pragmatics, Language, Language in Society

Abstract referee for American Association of Teachers of Slavic and East European Languages, Spring 2005

Associate Editor (Diachronic Linguistics), Journal of Slavic Linguistics (Bloomington, Indiana), 1997–2005

Editorial Board, Comitatus: A Journal of Medieval and Renaissance Studies, 1988–1989

CONFERENCE AND PANEL ORGANIZATION
Co-principal investigator, Southeast European Studies Association Conference, Columbus, April 2005, April 2007

Co-organizer and co-chair, Speech Acts in Legal Language Panel, International Pragmatics Association Conference, Riva del Garda, Italy, July 2005

Co-organizer and co-chair, Pragmatics of Legal Discourse Panel, International Pragmatics Association Conference, Toronto, July 2003

Co-principal investigator, Fifth International Hilandar Conference, Kopaonik, Yugoslavia, September 2002.

Co-organizer, co-chair, and discussant, Court Trial Discourse Panel, Organization in Discourse II Conference, Turku, Finland, August 2002

OTHER PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES
Organizer, State High School Olympiada, Columbus, 2004, 2005, 2006

Judge, State High School Olympiada, Columbus, 1996, 1997, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005

Participant, American Council of Learned Societies Colloquium for Recently Tenured Faculty, New York, January 13, 2001

Selection Committee Member, Study Abroad Programs, American Council of Teachers of Russian, Spring 1999

Discussant, Social History of Eighteenth-Century Russian Panel, American Association for the Advancement of Slavic Studies Convention, Seattle, Washington, November 1997

Chair, Medieval Russia Panel, and Secretary, Historical Linguistics Panel, American Association of Teachers of Slavic and East European Languages Convention, Toronto, December 1993

Chair, Church Slavonic Panel, and Secretary, Medieval Russian Panel, American Association of Teachers of Slavic and East European Languages Convention, New York, December 1992

Discussant, Hagiography and History Panel, American Association for the Advancement of Slavic Studies Convention, Phoenix, Arizona, November 1992

Secretary, Church Slavonic Panel, American Association of Teachers of Slavic and East European Languages Convention, San Francisco, California, December 1991

Chair, Historical Slavic Linguistics Panel, American Association of Teachers of Slavic and East European Languages Convention, Chicago, Illinois, December 1990