Mikhail Krutikov is a professor in the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures and in the Frankel Center for Judaic Studies, University of Michigan. He holds a Ph.D in Jewish Literature from the Jewish Theological Seminary and is the author of Yiddish Fiction and the Crisis of Modernity (2001), From Kabbalah to Class Struggle: Expressionism, Marxism and Yiddish Literature in the Life and Work of Meir Wiener (2011), Der Nister's Soviet Years: Yiddish Writer as Witness to the People (2019) and Tsvishn shures: Notitsn vegan yidisher kultur (Between the Lines: Notes on Yiddish Culture) (2019). He has co-edited ten collections of articles on Yiddish culture and writes a review column for the Forverts.
University of Michigan
Raysn: The Belarusian Frontier of Yiddish Modernism