Sonia Gollance holds a Moritz Stern Postdoctoral Fellowship in Modern Jewish Studies at Lichtenberg-Kolleg (Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, Germany). She received her PhD in Germanic Languages and Literatures from the University of Pennsylvania. She is currently writing a book about the literary motif of Jewish mixed-sex dancing, and developing a project about the role of dance in antisemitic caricature. In addition to her scholarly pursuits, she is also a Yiddish dance leader. She is the Managing Editor of Plotting Yiddish Drama, an initiative of the Digital Yiddish Theatre Project to make English-language plot synopses of the Yiddish dramatic repertoire available online. In August 2019, she will start a new position as a Visiting Assistant Professor of Yiddish Studies at The Ohio State University.
Using Yiddish to Teach About German Antisemitism
Text & Translation
Translation by Sonia Gollance
A Dance: Fradel Shtok Reconsidered
“We Should Not Create Enemies”: Europe’s Refugee Crisis and Yiddish Song
What is the Language of Contemporary Yiddish Scholarship?