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Essays, interviews, listicles, podcasts, and much more, covering all aspects of Yiddish culture.

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Avant-garde Journals in geveb: A Manifesto for Yiddish Cybernetics, Part 1

Announc­ing a hybrid avant-garde aca­d­e­m­ic project link­ing the ear­ly 20th cen­tu­ry with the ear­ly 21st

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The Scholar and the Bookmaker: On Encountering the Material Side of Things

Mann dis­cuss­es the knowl­edge she gained through a hands-on encounter with the mate­ri­als of print while cre­at­ing her artist’s book Things/​Zachen/​Devarim.

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Report from a Conference: "The Avant-Garde in Yiddish Culture: The 100th Anniversary of Khalyastre", June 14-15, 2022

The mul­ti­fac­eted phe­nom­e­non of the Yid­dish avant-garde holds a bor­der­line myth­ic sta­tus among schol­ars — a short lived, often con­tra­dic­to­ry utopi­an project many of whose pro­tag­o­nists trag­i­cal­ly perished.

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