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Blog

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

The State of Yiddish Studies in Japanese Universities

Yuu Nishimura

Yuu Nishimura discusses the current state of Yiddish Studies in Japanese universities as well as her own resesarch and a workshop she organized at the universities of Kyoto and Tokyo on “Yiddishism and the Creation of the Yiddish Nation.”

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.

Blog

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.

Interview

“Conversion through language”: Mo Pareles on Yiddish, Old English, and the Temporal Other

Sarah Ellen Zarrow

A medievalist uses Yiddish in her scriptural scholarship.

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.

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.

Blog

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.

Blog

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.

Blog

Yiddishist Myths, and the Myth Yiddish Studies Can’t Live Without

Kenneth Moss

A report from a November conference in Warsaw "Yiddishism: Mythologies and Iconographies."

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.

Interview

Questioning the Authentic: An Interview with Zisl Slepovitch of Litvakus

Emma Morgenstern

Zisl Slepovitch of the band Litvakus on klezmer, gathering stories, and growing up in Belarus.

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?