Date(s) - 11/08/2016
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
די וועלט פון שלום-עליכם אין איין מעשה-מאנאלאג.
The World of Sholem Aleichem in One Story
Yiddish Research Seminar
Professor David Roskies –
David G. Roskies is the Sol and Evelyn Henkind Chair in Yiddish Literature and Culture and professor of Jewish Literature at The Jewish Theological Seminary. He also serves as the Naomi Prawer Kadar Visiting Professor of Yiddish Studies at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Dr. Roskies was elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in 2012.
Dr. Roskies is a cultural historian of eastern European Jewry. A prolific author, editor, and scholar, he has published nine books and received numerous awards. A native of Montreal, Canada, and a product of its Yiddish secular schools, Dr. Roskies was educated at Brandeis University, where he received his doctorate in 1975. He is ACJC 2016 Kronhill Visiting Scholar.
Venue to be confirmed
Seminar will be conducted entirely in Yiddish.
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