Олич Жаклин (Olich, Jacqueline M.)
- doctor of Philosophy, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Department of History
Dissertation: “Competing Ideologies and Children’s Books: The Making of a Soviet Children’s Literature, 1918-1935” (2000)
Advisor: Donald J. Raleigh
Master of Arts, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Department of History (1994)
Bachelor of Arts, cum laude, Lafayette College, Easton, PA (1992)
Undergraduate and Graduate Courses Taught
RUES 699 Twentieth-Century Childhood in Comparative Perspective
RUES 710 Masters in Russian and East European Studies Core Colloquium
HIST 783 Topics in Russian and East European History
“The Russianists Love Their Children, Too,” The Journal of the History of Childhood and
Youth Volume 1, Issue 3 (Fall 2008).
“Chukovskaya, Lydia Korneyevna,” Encyclopedia of Russian History. New York: Macmillan Reference USA, 2003.
“Homeless Children,” Encyclopedia of Russian History. New York: Macmillan Reference USA, 2003.
Review of Stories for Little Comrades: Revolutionary Artists and the Making of Early
Soviet Children’s Books, by Evgeny Steiner. H-Russia@h-net.nsu.edu (September, 2000).
Review of Childhood in Russia: Representation and Reality, by Clementine Creuziger.
Russian History (Fall 1998): 346-348.
Review of And Now My Soul Is Hardened: Abandoned Children in Soviet Russia, 1918- 1930, by Alan Ball. Slavonica (1997-1998): 90-91.
Review of Eastern Europe, 1939-1953 (Films for the Humanities and Sciences) Journal of MultiMedia History 1 (Fall 1998)
Conferences and Presentations
Chair, “The Russianists Love Their Children, Too” Roundtable American Association for the Advancement of Slavic Studies National Conference, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (2008)
Chair, "Perspectives on State Power and Soviet Women" Berkshire Conference on the History of Women, Minneapolis, Minnesota (2008)
“Freedom of Information and Access to Media in Russia" World View K-12 Workshop on Europe and Russia, Chapel Hill, North Carolina (2008)
“Images of Soviet Children in the Frank Whitson Fetter Collection” Southern Conference on Slavic Studies, Atlanta, Georgia (2008)
“After the Iron Curtain: Old Ethnicities & New Economies in Southeastern Europe” Humanities Program, UNC Chapel Hill (2006)
Panelist, “Teaching Children’s History and Youth Studies in the 21st Century” Conference of the Society for the History of Children and Youth Biennial Meeting, Milwaukee Wisconsin (2005)
Commentator, “Representing Men: Masculinity, Politics, and Citizenship in Modern European History” Gender, Politics, and Culture in Europe and Beyond Workshop, UNC Chapel Hill (2005)
“Websightings: Using the Internet to Teach About Eastern Europe” World View Seminar on Eastern Europe, UNC Chapel Hill (2004)
“A First Five-Year Plan for Children’s Books?”
Childhood and the State—the State of Childhood Conference of the Society for the History of Children and Youth, Baltimore, Maryland, 2003.
Chair, “Balkan Visions and Identities” Panel Southern Conference on Slavic Studies, Savannah, Georgia (2003)
“Bosnia: Tug Of War” World View Understanding Conflict in an Era of Globalization Symposium UNC Chapel Hill (2002)
Roundtable, “Internet Resources and Russian History” Southern Conference on Slavic Studies, Alexandria, Virginia (2001)
Roundtable, “Elections in Yugoslavia, Revolution in Belgrade” UNC Chapel Hill Center for Slavic, Eurasian, and East European Studies (2000)
“Russia’s Reading Rainbow: The Raduga Publishing House, 1922-1930” Children’s Literature Association Conference, Roanoke, Virginia (2000)
“Taking Russia’s Pulse: 1900, 1950, and 2000” North Carolina Council for Social Studies Conference, Greensboro, NC (2000)
“Drawing the ‘Red Line:’ Russian Children’s Literature and the Articulation of a Soviet Aesthetic, 1923-1924,”
American Association for the Advancement of Slavic Studies National Conference, Boca Raton, Florida (1998)
“From Byzantium to the Balkans: Integrating Slavic History into the World History Course” North Carolina Council for Social Studies Conference, Greensboro, NC (1998)
Panel Chair, “Teaching Russian Culture at the Pre-Collegiate Level” Southern Conference on Slavic Studies, UNC Chapel Hill (1998)
“An Ambiguous Foundation: Elka, Servernoe siianie, and Soviet Russian Children’s Literature” Southern Conference on Slavic Studies, Lexington, Kentucky (1997)
“The Politics of Soviet Childhood: Besprizorniki and Children’s Literature, 1922-1932” The University of Virginia’s Annual Graduate Symposium, Charlottesville, VA (1994)
Awards and Fellowships
• Center for Global Initiatives Curriculum Development Award to support creation
of new Twentieth-Century Childhood in Comparative Perspective course
• Distinguished citation, Ukrainian Association of North Carolina
• Participant, Historical and Future Perspectives on the Balkans CIEE International
Faculty Development Seminar, The Inter-University Centre, Dubrovnik, Croatia
• American Councils for International Education: ACTR/ACCELS Language
• Summer Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowship
• Mowry Award, UNC Department of History
• Member, Phi Beta Kappa
American Association for the Advancement of Slavic Studies (AAASS)
Southern Conference on Slavic Studies (SCSS)
Society for the History of Children and Youth (SHCY)