“Yiddish scholarship”

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The Latest in Yiddish Studies in English: 2017

Rachelle Grossman, Erin Faigin, Saul Noam Zaritt and Jessica Kirzane

A bibliography of the output of Yiddish scholarship published in English last year.

Pedagogy

Resources in Yiddish Studies: Yiddish Literature and Culture

Zachary M. Baker

This online bibliographical series devoted to research resources in Yiddish Studies focuses on Yiddish literature and culture.

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The Latest in Yiddish Studies in English: 2016

Rachelle Grossman and Saul Noam Zaritt

A bibliography of the prolific output of Yiddish scholarship published in English last year.

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The Yiddishist Vote: Responses to Trump

The Editors

A round-up of responses to the election of Donald Trump by scholars of Yiddish.

Blog

Call for Special Issues

The Editors

In geveb seeks proposals for Special Issues of the journal.

Pedagogy

Resources in Yiddish Studies: Digital Collections

Zachary M. Baker

This online bibliographical series devoted to research resources in Yiddish Studies focuses on digital collections in Yiddish Studies.

Review

Jerold C. Frakes: Early Yiddish Epic

Rachel Wamsley

Jerold Frakes’s recent English anthology makes early Yiddish epic accessible to a broad audience for the first time.

Pedagogy

Resources in Yiddish Studies: "Meta"-resources

Zachary M. Baker

This online bibliographical series devoted to research resources in Yiddish Studies focuses on “Meta”-resources – bibliographies, web gateways, online scholarship, indexes, library and archival resources, encyclopedias.

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Jews in the Archives: A Conversation with Gennady Estraikh

Sarah Ellen Zarrow

Gennady Estraikh speaks with Managing Editor Sarah Ellen Zarrow about the groundbreaking project “A Comprehensive History of the Jews of the Soviet Union,” a seven-year initiative led by researchers in NYU’s Skirball Department of Hebrew and Judaic Studies.

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The Latest in Yiddish Studies in French: 2014-2015

Raphael Koenig and Naomi Nicolas Kaufman

A bibliography of scholarly works in Yiddish Studies published in French over the last two years.

Article

Yiddish Science and the Postmodern

Jonathan Boyarin

Translation by Naomi Seidman

What is Yiddish science and what does it have to say about the postmodern?

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The Latest in Yiddish Studies in English: 2014-2015

Saul Noam Zaritt and The Editors

A bibliography of scholarly works in Yiddish Studies published in English over the last two years.

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Upcoming Conference: Literary Diasporas in Ashkenaz

Diana Clarke

A conference in Paris this summer seeks papers on the literary diasporas of Ashkenaz, with a focus on Hebrew and Yiddish.

Article

Tradition, the Individual Talent, and Yiddish

Hana Wirth-Nesher

What is the future of Yiddish scholarship? An argument for the potential innovative role for Yiddish studies within the humanities in general.

Article

Yiddish Studies From a New Perspective

Mikhail Krutikov

Translation by Saul Noam Zaritt

Mikhail Krutikov calls for the revival the intellectual relations, coordination, and exchange between the different corners of Yiddish Studies.

Blog

What is the Language of Contemporary Yiddish Scholarship?

Sonia Gollance

At Yiddish academic conferences in Israel, English is often the language of scholarship and conversation. Why?