Joyce Z. and Jacob Greenberg Center for Jewish Studies
1155 East 60th Street, Room 302A
Chicago, IL 60637

Anita Norich and Jessica Kirzane - “Yiddish Literary Recovery and Translation”

WhenApril 23, 2021 1:00pm - 3:00pm
WhereNo location
Contact InformationCenter for East European and Russian/Eurasian Studies (CEERES)
DescriptionThe two-day event with Anita Norich continues as she joins Jessica Kirzane (Asst. Instructional Professor in Yiddish, Department of Germanic Studies) in a conversation about their current projects translating women’s prose from Yiddish to English, the challenges and rewards of translation, and the ways in which translation is changing the understanding of Yiddish and Jewish literary history. Register to attend online at This event is sponsored by the Greenberg Center for Jewish Studies, the Center for the Study of Gender and Sexuality, the Center for East European and Russian-Eurasian Studies, the Department of Germanic Studies, Translation Studies, and the Yiddish Fund of the University of Chicago.
CategoriesConferences/Lectures, Discussions, Readings, Arts
Persons with disabilities who need an accommodation in order to participate in this event should contact the event sponsor for assistance.