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Sasha Senderovich

Sasha Senderovich, PhD: Assistant Professor of Germanic and Slavic Languages and Literatures and Jewish Studies


phone: 303.492.7457
office: McKenna 228
Areas of research related to Jewish Studies: Modern Jewish literatures, Jewish literature and culture in Russia and the Soviet Union, post-Soviet Jewish experience, cultural memory, film studies

Courses: Jewish Literature: Jews Coming of Age (HEBR/JWST2551); Global Secular Jewish Societies (IAFS/JWST3600)

About Prof. Senderovich:

Sasha Senderovich holds a PhD from the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures at Harvard University (2010). His published work includes articles on Russian Jewish writers Dovid Bergelson and Isaac Babel and, most recently, a critical introduction and notes to the English-language translation of Moyshe Kulbak's Soviet Yiddish novel The Zelmenyaners: A Family Saga (Yale University Press, 2013). Sasha is currently at work on an article on contemporary Anglophone fiction by Russian Jewish emigre authors in the United States, for The Edinburgh Companion to Modern Jewish Fiction, and is working on his book manuscript, The Red Promised Land: Sites of Soviet Jewish Culture. In addition to his scholarship, Sasha has also published journalism in Tablet Magazine, Lilith, The Forward, and The New York Times. Before joining the faculty at CU Boulder, Sasha was a Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow at the Center for the Humanities at Tufts University, a Visiting Assistant Professor of Russian and East European Studies at Lafayette College, and the Aresty Visiting Scholar in Jewish Studies at Rutgers University.