Roy Ginsberg

Roy Ginsberg

Ph.D. candidate in Slavic Languages and Literatures
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Roy Ginsberg received his B.S. in Economics and Russian Language and Literature from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2015. As an undergraduate, he studied abroad in Moscow, Russia and in Almaty, Kazakhstan, where he completed the Russian Overseas Flagship Program. Following graduation, he worked as the Assistant Resident Director for the Pushkin Summer Institute – Abroad in Daugavpils, Latvia before spending nearly three years working in the healthcare IT industry.
 
Roy’s research interests include early Soviet culture and the Russian avant-garde, Soviet satire, Dostoevsky, and the Jewish identity in pre-Revolution and early-Soviet era works. In addition to Russian, he also studies Yiddish language and literature.

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