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Saturday, February 14 • 3:45pm - 5:00pm
Yiddish Translation Matters

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Very few Yiddish literary texts have ever been translated into English, yet a handful have been translated several times. Interpretations of these stories and poems change over time, revealing a great deal about transformations in Jewish American culture and the changing status of Yiddish.


Anita Norich

Anita Norich is the Tikva Frymer-Kensky Collegiate Professor of English and Judaic Studies at the University of Michigan. Her books include Writing in Tongues: Yiddish Translation in the Twentieth Century; Discovering Exile: Yiddish and Jewish American Literature in America During the Holocaust; and The Homeless Imagination in the Fiction of Israel Joshua Singer. She teaches, lectures, and publishes on a range of topics concerning Yiddish... Read More →

Saturday February 14, 2015 3:45pm - 5:00pm

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