Episode 0217: "Mikhail Krutikov on the Enigmatic Der Nister”


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This week on The Shmooze, Lisa Newman talks to Mikail Krutikov, Professor and Chair of the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures and Preston R. Tisch Professor of Judaic Studies at the Frankel Center for Judaic Studies at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. Professor Krutikov discusses the life and work of enigmatic Yiddish writer Der Nister (“The Recluse”). Professor Kruitkov will be leading the weekend program “Between Fantasy and Reality: The Writings of Der Nister” at the Yiddish Book Center from May 3 to 5. To learn more about the program and register, visit: https://secure2.convio.net/nybc/site/Ticketing?view=Tickets&id=7841 Episode 0217 April 12, 2019 Yiddish Book Center Amherst, Massachusetts

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