RGRLL: Lecture, Jane Mushabac

Pasha and Other Stories: Sephardic Writer Tells New York Tales

Jane Mushabac an Associate Professor at City University of New York, writes fiction providing a heady glimpse into Sephardic culture and ideas. This Turkish-Jewish-American New York writer was brought up on Sephardic cooking, stories of the wise fool Joha, and Ladino. Her writing introduces Sephardic customs, pleasures, and angst. 

Jane Mushabac was awarded a 2007-2008  Andrew Mellon Fellowship for her fiction through the Center for the Humanities at the Graduate Center, City University of New York; other fellowships have been from the American Association of University Women, Harvard University, and the National Endowment for the Humanities.