“Yiddish science”


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? 


On Translating (and Not Being) Jonathan Boyarin

Naomi Seidman

Naomi Seidman reflects on having translated Jonathan Boyarin's Yiddish Science and the Postmodern and asks: what power does Yiddish have in our world of nonstop chatter, of ubiquitous and generalized marginality, of planetary precarity?