Sasha Senderovich is Assistant Professor of Russian and Jewish Studies at the University of Colorado, Boulder. He has published on Russian Jewish writers David Bergelson and Isaac Babel, 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), as well as on contemporary Anglophone fiction by Russian Jewish émigré authors in the United States. He has also published a number of shorter essays and encyclopedia entries on Soviet post-Soviet cinema, and has also has also published journalism in Tablet Magazine, Lilith, The Forward, The New York Times, The New Republic, and The New Yorker’s Page-turner blog. He is currently at work on his first book manuscript, Seekers of Happiness: Mobility, Culture, and the Creation of the Soviet Jew, 1917-1939.
University of Colorado, Boulder
A Clan on the Move: A Zelmenyaner Family Tree
Sasha Senderovich and David Coons
Text & Translation