Essays and peer-reviewed scholarship in Yiddish Studies, an interdisciplinary field that engages all aspects of Yiddish cultural production, especially in its relationship to other cultures and languages.
Louis Zukofsky: Building a Poetics of Translation
“Literarishe reveransn”: Yiddish Translation as Negotiation
Radosav discusses her experiences as a translator of Yiddish poetry into Romanian and her evaluation of certain translations from other languages into Romanian or from Romanian into Yiddish. The essay outlines a strategy of “translation-recreation,” in which the translator balances a sense of fidelity to the source text with the attempt to creatively reproduce its internal mechanism.
Dec 16, 2019
Molded Inexorably by the Times: Rachel Wischnitzer’s and Franzisca Baruch’s Collaboration on the Headlines of Rimon/Milgroym
Mishory examines the collaborative work of art historian Rachel Wischnitzer (1885−1989), and Jewish-German designer and typographer Franzisca Baruch (1901−1989), demonstrating that Baruch’s revival of medieval Hebrew letterforms in her work on Rimon/Milgroym and her use of fragmentation as a strategy for visual, textual, and cultural revival was in conversation with Wischnitzer’s scholarship.
Dec 10, 2019
The Lower East Side as an American Site of Memory
Review of The Rise of the Modern Yiddish Stage by Alyssa Quint
Women’s Voices from Yiddish to Polish
Labor, Love, and Life in Immigrant London
Review of A Rainbow Thread: An Anthology of Queer Jewish Texts From the First Century to 1969
Post-philology in Old Yiddish Studies