Jews of Russia/Eastern Europe Seminar
Interdisciplinary in nature and broad in scope, the seminar features presentations by scholars and authors working at various intersections of Russian/Soviet/East European Studies and Jewish Studies.
Chair: Maxim D. Shrayer
Speaker: Zvi Gitelman, Professor of Political Science and Preston Tisch Professor of Judaic Studies, University of Michigan
Antony Polonsky, Serhii Plokhii, Marta Daria Olynyk, Harvey Budner, Volodymyr Muzychenko, Volodymyr Dibrova
Lazar Fleishman, Professor of Slavic Studies, Stanford University
Moshe Rosman, Professor, Koschitzky Department of Jewish History, Bar Ilan University, Israel; Fellow, Israel Institute for Advanced Study, Jerusalem
Elissa Bemporad, Jerry and William Ungar Chair in East European Jewish History and the Holocaust, and Associate Professor of History, Queens College, City University of New York
Alexandar Mihailovic, Visiting Professor of Literature, Bennington College; Professor Emeritus of Russian and Comparative Literature, Hofstra University
Marat Grinberg, Associate Professor of Russian and Humanities, Reed College
Olga Litvak, Associate Professor of History and Leffell Chair in Modern Jewish History, Clark University
Olga Litvak received her PhD at Columbia University and teaches Jewish and East European history at Clark University. She is the author of two books,...
Igor Nemirovsky, Director and Publisher, Academic Studies Press
Igor Nemirovsky was born in 1958 in Crimea and spent his childhood and youth in Odessa and St. Petersburg. He received an M.A. from Tartu University, where he studied with Yuri Lotman and Boris Gasparov...
James Loeffler, Associate Professor of History, University of Virginia
James Loeffler is the author of The Most Musical Nation: Jews and Culture in the Late Russian Empire (Yale, 2010), which won numerous awards in Slavic Studies, Jewish Studies, Music, and...
Anna Shternshis, Al and Malka Green Associate Professor of Yiddish Studies, University of Toronto
Jeffrey Burds, Associate Professor of History, Northeastern University; Center Associate, Davis Center