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Your Guide to Yiddish and In geveb at the 2019 AJS Conference

Check out the dozens of pan­els and pre­sen­ta­tions involv­ing Yid­dish at this year’s Asso­ci­a­tion for Jew­ish Stud­ies Annu­al Conference.

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Your Guide to Yiddish and In geveb at the 2018 AJS Conference

Check out the dozens of pan­els and pre­sen­ta­tions involv­ing Yid­dish at this year’s Asso­ci­a­tion for Jew­ish Stud­ies Annu­al Conference.

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Speaking of Sutzkever: On Yiddish in Scandinavia

New research and trans­la­tion of Avrom Sutzkev­er’s work leads to a mul­ti­lin­gual, multi­na­tion­al con­ven­ing of Yid­dishists in Copen­hagen, Den­mark and in Lund, Sweden. 

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Your Guide to Yiddish and In geveb at the 2017 AJS Conference

Check out the dozens of pan­els and pre­sen­ta­tions involv­ing Yid­dish at this year’s AJS

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Upcoming Conference: Literary Diasporas in Ashkenaz

A con­fer­ence in Paris this sum­mer seeks papers on the lit­er­ary dias­po­ras of Ashke­naz, with a focus on Hebrew and Yiddish. 

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Yiddishist Myths, and the Myth Yiddish Studies Can’t Live Without

A report from a Novem­ber con­fer­ence in War­saw Yid­dishism: Mytholo­gies and Iconographies.”

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What is the Language of Contemporary Yiddish Scholarship?

At Yid­dish aca­d­e­m­ic con­fer­ences in Israel, Eng­lish is often the lan­guage of schol­ar­ship and con­ver­sa­tion. Why? 

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