Courses taught in Spring 2014:
- POL 460: Writing in the Third Language: Between Theology and Materialism in Modern Central European Narrative
- POL 150: Introduction to Polish Film
University of Chicago, Ph.D. (2011), M.A. in Polish Literature and Jewish Studies
University of Michigan – Ann Arbor, B.A. in Comparative Literature
Areas of Specialization
- Polish Modernism
- Polish-Jewish Culture and History
- Yiddish Literature & Language
- Polish-Jewish Relations
- Messianism in Romantic and Modern Literature & Philosophy
- Democratic Transition in Central & Eastern Europe
- Women’s, LGBTQ & minority experience in post-transition Poland
- Language acquisition & pedagogy
“Next Year in Drohobych: On the Uses of Jewish Absence” – East European Politics and Societies, August 2011, 581-596.
“Writing in the Third Language: Between Sacred and Profane in Gershom Scholem and Jacques Derrida,” in The Effect of Palimpsest, edited by Bożena Shallcross and Ryszard Nycz. (Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang Publishing Group, 2011), 211-226.
“Ecstasy and Heresy: Martin Buber, Bruno Schulz and Jewish Modernity”, in (Un)masking Bruno Schulz: New Combinations, Further Fragmentations, Ultimate Reintegrations, edited by Dieter de Bruyn and Kris Van Heuckelom. (Amsterdam: Rodopi, 2009), 27-47.
“Aux Grands Hommes de la Parole: The Verbal Messiah in Mickiewicz’s Paris Lectures”. Slavic and East European Journal, Vol. 45, No. 4 (Winter, 2001), pp. 716-731.