Marci Shore

Academic Rank: 
Visiting Lecturer
Building: 
Nador u. 11

Marci Shore is associate professor of history at Yale University.  Her research focuses on European intellectual history, in particularly twentieth and twenty-first century Central and Eastern Europe. She received her M.A. from the University of Toronto in 1996 and her PhD from Stanford University in 2001. She is the translator of Michał Głowiński's The Black Seasons and the author of Caviar and Ashes: A Warsaw Generation's Life and Death in Marxism, 1918-1968, The Taste of Ashes: The Afterlife of Totalitarianism in Eastern Europe, and The Ukrainian Night: An Intimate History of Revolution. In 2018 she received a Guggenheim Fellowship for her current project titled “Phenomenological Encounters: Scenes from Central Europe.” Her recent essays include “Surreal Love in Prague” (TLS); “Out of the Desert: A Heidegger for Poland” (TLS); “Rescuing the Yiddish Ukraine (New York Review of Books); “Rachelka’s Tablecloth: Poles and Jews, Intimacy and Fragility ‘on the Periphery of the Holocaust,’” (Transit Online); “Can We See Ideas?  On Evocation, Experience, and Empathy” (Modern European Intellectual History); “Entscheidung am Majdan: Eine Phänomenologie der Ukrainischen Revolution” (Lettre International); “Reading Tony Judt in Wartime Ukraine” (The New Yorker); “The Bard of Eastern Ukraine, Where Things are Falling Apart.” (The New Yorker); “Die Zerbrechlichkeit des Liberalismus oder Das Ende vom ‘Ende der Geschichte’” (Transit: Europäische Revue), “A Pre-History of Post-Truth, East and West” (Eurozine and Public Seminar); “The Poet Laureate of Hybrid War” (Foreign Policy); and “Poland Digs a Memory Hole” (New York Times).