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Captives of the Dawn: Remembering Soviet Yiddish Culture

Nov 4, 2012 @ 6:00 am - 10:30 am

This year’s conference is dedicated to Yiddish culture and literature in the former Soviet Union and brings together nationally renowned scholars in the field. Followed by a choral performance and poetry readings in Yiddish, Russian, and English.

Participants :
Yael Chaver, Department of German, UC Berkeley
Marat Grinberg, Assistant Professor of Russian and Humanities, Reed College
Chana Kronfeld, Professor of Modern Hebrew, Yiddish and Comparative Literature, Department of Near Easter Studies, Department of Comparative Literature, UC Berkeley
Mikhail Krutikov, Associate Professor of Slavic and Judaic Studies, University of Michigan
Naomi Seidman, Koret Professor of Jewish Culture and Director of the Richard S. Dinner Center for Jewish Studies, Graduate Theological Union
Sasha Senderovich, Visiting Assistant Professor of Russian and East European Studies at Lafayette College
Yuri Slezkine, Professor of Russian History and Director of the Institute of Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies, UC Berkeley

Co-presented by the Institute of Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies, Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures, Department of German, and the Judaica Collection of the Doe-Moffitt Library at UC Berkeley.


Nov 4, 2012
6:00 am - 10:30 am
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The Magnes Collection of Jewish Life and Art
2121 Allston Way
Berkeley, CA 94720 United States
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