Archive for Vassar


Posted in Uncategorized with tags , , on May 10, 2009 by mikhailych

Yesterday I was up at Vassar for a Russian Department Event and met a professor of photography, Dmitri Kasterine, who does really amazing work. Check it out at:


…and much like Pushkin….

Posted in Uncategorized with tags , , on September 6, 2008 by mikhailych

as the days grow shorter, and Autumn approaches, my mind turns to the old lycee…

Emigre Recolletions

Posted in Uncategorized with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on June 21, 2008 by mikhailych

So a family friend of mine, Alexei Bayer, is spearheading a web project collecting the memoirs and stories of the Third Wave of Russian emigration. That is, the wave of emigration  the that was/is overwhelmingly Jewish, the wave of emigration that brought my parents here. I am planning to contribute my own writing to it in the very near future. In the meantime, I would like to share a link to a story written by an old college friend of mine from Vassar, and very talented writer, Anna Bochman.