is associate professor of history at Yale University. 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 and The Taste of Ashes: The Afterlife of Totalitarianism in Eastern Europe. Her book about the 2013–2014 revolution in Ukraine, The Ukrainian Night: An Intimate History of Revolution, is forthcoming from Yale University Press; she is also at work on a longer book 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”’, (Tr@nsit 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); and ‘The Bard of Eastern Ukraine, Where Things are Falling Apart’ (The New Yorker).