Colloquium

[Colloquium Regensburg] Mikhail Krutikov (Ann Arbor, MI): "St. Petersburg Jewish Texts: Yiddish, Hebrew, Russian"

08.06.2017 (14:00 - 15:30)

On June 8, 2017 the Graduate School for East and Southeast European Studies welcomes Prof. Dr. Mikhail Krutikov (Ann Arbor, MI) who is going to give a lecture in the Colloquium of the Graduate School in Regensburg. His lecture is entitled: "St. Petersburg Jewish Texts: Yiddish, Hebrew, Russian".

Professor Krutikov holds a joint appointment in both the Slavic Department and the Frankel Center for Judaic Studies of the University of Michigan.

Professor Krutikov is currently working on a study of the Soviet Yiddish author Der Nister, "A Witness to the People: Der Nister and Soviet Yiddish Literature under Stalin, 1929-1949". His other research projects explore literary representations of the urban spaces of Kiev, Vilnius and New York in Jewish writing in Yiddish, Russian and English. He is a series editor of "Jews in Eastern Europe" at Indiana University Press, associate editor of Prooftexts, a member of the Editorial Board of East European Jewish Affairs as well as a Senior Research Associate at the Oxford Center for Hebrew and Jewish Studies. He also writes a weekly column on culture for Yiddish Forward.

All members of the Graduate School and all members of the Universities in Munich and Regensburg are warmly invited to participate.

Time: Thursday, 08.06.2017, 14:00-15:30 s.t.

Venue: Regensburg, Graduate School for East and Southeast European Studies, Landshuter Str. 4, Room 017 (first floor)

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