Yulia Gilichinskaya

Graduate Student
postcolonial studies, object-oriented ontology, and affect theory, affective geography of the Wall, spatial segregation, dialectic landscape
Education and Training: 
M.F.A., Media Studies, SUNY Buffalo
B.A., Journalism with a certificate in Television Directing, Moscow State University
Research Interests: 

Yulia uses postcolonial studies, object-oriented ontology, and affect theory as a theoretical and conceptual framework to investigate the affective geography of the Wall, spatial segregation, dialectic landscape, and insecure space of the border.  The “Wall” is, namely, the Israeli-Palestinian Separation Barrier placed in the larger historical context of the notion of the Wall: Western/Wailing Wall, Berlin Wall, Great Chinese Wall, walls of camps and ghettos, walled cities, and fenced borders.