Helena Goscilo

Helena Goscilo

The Ohio State University, USA

Professor of Slavic at The Ohio State University, Helena Goscilo specializes in contemporary culture and visual genres. She has chaired the Slavic Department at the University of Pittsburgh and at OSU. Her publications include Dehexing Sex; TNT: The Explosive World of Tatyana Tolstaya’s Fiction; Fade from Red: The Cold War Ex-Enemy in Russian and American Film 1990-2005; approximately 100 articles and 20 (co-)edited volumes, such as Putin as Celebrity and Cultural Icon; Celebrity and Glamour in Contemporary Russia; Poles Apart: Women in Modern Polish Culture; and Polish Cinema Today: A Bold New Era in Polish Film.

Toppling the Myth of Saintly Polish Womanhood