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Brett Winestock

Brett Winestock

Slavic Languages and Literatures

Brett Winestock received his PhD from the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures at Stanford University in 2020. He is currently a postdoctoral Research Associate at the Leibniz Institute for Jewish History and Culture (Simon Dubnow) in Leipzig, Germany. Working in both Russian and Yiddish, his research focuses on Jewish literature and culture in the Soviet Union. He is currently preparing his dissertation for publication as a monograph entitled “The Uncensored Man: Leonid Tsypkin, Russian Writer and Soviet Jew (1926-1982).” His second project examines the lives and work of the five Yiddish writers murdered by Stalin in 1952, called “The Murdered Poets: A Collective Biography.”