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Sean Sidky

Sean Sidky is scholar of Yiddish literature and culture, Jewish responses to catastrophe, poetry and poetics, and American Judaism. He is a Visiting Lecturer in Jewish Studies at Indiana University Bloomington. He is currently working on a book about wartime Yiddish Holocaust Poetry in written in the United States, and researches and writes about inclusive teaching, pedagogy, and course development.

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CFP[urim]: Farbinduckn Annual Conference (2025)

Alona Bach, Carolyn Beard, Cameron Bernstein, Sophia Shoulson, Sean Sidky and Jacob Hermant

Review

Review of Shira Gorshman’s Meant to Be, translated by Faith Jones

Sean Sidky

This is the first book-length collection of Gorshman’s work to be translated into English, with only a handful of stories elsewhere.

Review

“Love is Death”: Judith: A Tale of Love and Woe

Sean Sidky

Judith is a novel about the mundanities of life and love that, as perhaps painful and unhealthy as they later turn out to be, persist even as the world around us erupts into violence, and that we carry with us halfway across the world and half a lifetime away.

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