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Cecile E. Kuznitz

Bard College

Cecile E. Kuznitz is Associate Professor of History and Director of Jewish Studies and Historical Studies at Bard College. She also serves as Senior Advisor to the Max Weinreich Center, YIVO Institute for Jewish Research. Her book YIVO and the Making of Modern Jewish Culture: Scholarship for the Yiddish Nation was published in 2014 by Cambridge University Press. She has served as the Workmen's Circle/Dr. Emanuel Patt Visiting Professor in Eastern European Jewish Studies at YIVO and a Visiting Scholar at Vilnius University. She has also held fellowships at the US Holocaust Memorial Museum, the Oxford Centre for Hebrew and Jewish Studies, and the Center for Advanced Judaic Studies at the University of Pennsylvania.

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Is There Such a Thing as “Yiddish Architecture”?

Cecile E. Kuznitz

The “spatial turn” in the humanities has opened up new kinds of thinking about Jews’ relationship to place. Yet how can this approach—which focuses on the physically concrete—be applied to the field of Yiddish studies, which after all is defined by the intangible factor of language?

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