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.
The Yiddish Columbus: Critical Counter-History and the Remapping of American Jewish Literature
Glantz’s masterwork Kristobal Kolon offers a transnational vision of the Americas that insists — in Yiddish — on its Jewish, Muslim, indigenous and African origins, suggesting a new geography for American Jewish literature that exceeds the boundaries of what we understand the Americas and Jewishness to be, and challenging our expectations of what Yiddish literature can contain.
Nov 09, 2022
Review of Polacos in Argentina by Mariusz Kałczewiak
The Goldenberg Variations: The International “Star System” and the Yiddish Theater of Buenos Aires in 1930
Musical Comedy as Compromise Formation: Judío and Judía (1926), by Ivo Pelay
On Yiddish Nuances: Yiddishkayt as Listening Key in the Music of Osvaldo Golijov