FOR 2603 2019 – 2022
- Aesthetic Ideology since the Enlightenment
- Theory and Poetics in Contemporary Russia
Dissertation: „The Orphic Moment: Avant-Garde Aesthetics and Ontology Before and After the Fall of the Soviet Union“
„Truth-Telling in Putin’s Russia: Kirill Medvedev and the Post-Conceptualist Generation.“ (2015)
Wissenschaftlich Mitarbeiter in der DFG-Kolleg-Forschungsgruppe „Russischsprachige Lyrik in Transition“ (FOR 2603)
David Hock graduated with honors from Brown University in 2009 with a degree in Slavic and Comparative Literature and received his M.A. from Princeton in 2014. He took a hiatus from academic life from 2017 – 2020 and is now grateful to be at the University of Trier, where he is finishing his doctoral thesis, „The Orphic Moment: Avant-Garde Aesthetics and Ontology Before and After the Fall of the Soviet Union,“ which defines and reconstructs avant-garde ontology and practices in the works of Dmitrii Prigov, Arkadii Dragomoschenko, Aleksandr Skidan, Kirill Medvedev, Anna Glazova, and Nika Skandiaka.