History Will Judge Us by Our Buildings: Der Nister on Architecture and Revolution
November 19 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Mikhail Krutikov is Preston R. Tisch professor of Slavic and Judaic Studies at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. He is the author of Yiddish Fiction and the Crisis of Modernity, 1905-1914 (Stanford University Press, 2001) and From Kabbalah to Class Struggle: Expressionism, Marxism and Yiddish Literature in the Life and Work of Meir Wiener (Stanford University Press, 2011). His new book, Der Nister’s Soviet Years: Yiddish Writer as Witness to the People, is forthcoming with Indiana University Press. Since 1999 he has served as a cultural columnist for the Yiddish Forward, and his collection of essays Tsvish shures (Between Lines) is forthcoming this year.
This talk is co-presented by the Carolina Center for Jewish Studies