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The Farbindungen Yiddish Studies Conference: A Collaborative Project to Share Scholarship and Create Connections

Chana Toth-Sewell, Caleb Sher, Carolyn Beard and Sophia Shoulson

The third annual Farbindungen Yiddish Studies Conference will be taking place online from February 18-19th, 2024. Organizers Carolyn Beard, Caleb Sher, and Sophia Shoulson discuss the origins of the initiative, this year’s offerings, and the future of Yiddish studies with Chana Toth-Sewell.

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Diary of a Yiddish Teacher During Conferences

Tanya Yakovleva

What more can I do for my country, now so badly in need of support, except for teaching minority languages and Slavic-Jewish literature of Ukraine?

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Onbotn fun robotn: Futures for Algorithmic Yiddishkayt

Alona Robach

The Di robotn conference celebrated the legacy of bots in the Yiddish corpus, dreaming of futures for robots in the Yiddishist world.

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Yiddish Studies - Present and Future: A Conference Marking the 15th Yortsayt of Dr. Mordkhe Schaechter (z’’l)

Zackary Sholem Berger

Yiddish Studies - Present and Future: A conference marking the 15th yortsayt of Dr. Mordkhe Schaechter (z’’l) included discussion and debate.

Pedagogy

Di froyen”: Two Students’ Experiences

Naomi Piper-Pell and Olive Benito-Myles

In this article Olive Benito-Myles and Naomi Piper-Pell reflect on their experience attending the conference "Di froyen" at the Yiddish Book Center.

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Report from a Conference: "The Avant-Garde in Yiddish Culture: The 100th Anniversary of Khalyastre", June 14-15, 2022

Noa Tsaushu

The multifaceted phenomenon of the Yiddish avant-garde holds a borderline mythic status among scholars—a short lived, often contradictory utopian project many of whose protagonists tragically perished.

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Your Guide to Yiddish and In geveb at the 2022 AJS Conference

The Editors

This is the In geveb guide to Yiddish at the annual Association for Jewish Studies conference in Boston, December 2022.

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Soviet Ambivalence and Yiddish Continuities at “Hidden in Plain Sight: Yiddish in the Socialist Bloc and its Transnationality”

Julie Sharff

In its multilingualism and multivocality, this workshop on Cold War Yiddish was an anti-eulogy that spoke to afterlives instead of endings.

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Your Guide to Yiddish and In geveb at the 2019 AJS Conference

The Editors

Check out the dozens of panels and presentations involving Yiddish at this year’s Association for Jewish Studies Annual Conference.

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Your Guide to Yiddish and In geveb at the 2018 AJS Conference

The Editors

Check out the dozens of panels and presentations involving Yiddish at this year’s Association for Jewish Studies Annual Conference.

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Speaking of Sutzkever: On Yiddish in Scandinavia

Jan Schwarz

New research and translation of Avrom Sutzkever's work leads to a multilingual, multinational convening of Yiddishists in Copenhagen, Denmark and in Lund, Sweden. 

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Your Guide to Yiddish and In geveb at the 2017 AJS Conference

The Editors

Check out the dozens of panels and presentations involving Yiddish at this year's AJS. 

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Upcoming Conference: Literary Diasporas in Ashkenaz

Dade Lemanski

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

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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."

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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?