The Jean & Samuel Frankel Center for Judaic Studies in the College of Literature, Science, and the Arts (LSA) at the University of Michigan seeks applicants for a full-time LEO Lecturer III position to begin September 1, 2019 pending authorization. This is a non-tenure track position with a university year appointment period (September 1 through May 31), and may be renewed annually. Renewal is contingent upon programmatic need, funding, and performance review based on excellence in classroom teaching, curricular development and administrative service.
We are pleased to announce that In geveb: A Journal of Yiddish Studies will be devoting a special issue to the subject of Yiddish and the Transnational in Latin America, guest edited by Yitzhak Lewis.
The 14th international Yiddish summer program at Tel Aviv University will take place from June 30 to July 25, 2019. The Naomi Prawer Kadar International Yiddish Summer Program is unique in offering Yiddish instruction at five levels, and in offering cultural programs both on campus and in the vibrant city of Tel Aviv.
Die Tagung findet statt im Rahmen des BKM-geförderten Projekts „Die
Nationalsprache der Juden oder eine jüdische Sprache? Die Fragen der
Czernowitzer Sprachkonferenz in ihrem zeitgeschichtlichen und räumlichen
Kontext“ vom 25. bis 26.9.2019 in Augsburg
Sprecher/in: Prof. Dr. Bettina Bannasch und Prof. Dr. Alfred Wildfeuer,
wissenschaftliche Koordinatorin: Dr. Carmen Reichert
Sprache hat seit Mitte des 18. Jahrhunderts eine wesentliche Bedeutung im
Die Tagung findet statt im Rahmen des BKM-geförderten Projekts „Die Nationalsprache der Juden oder eine jüdische Sprache? Die Fragen der Czernowitzer Sprachkonferenz in ihrem zeitgeschichtlichen und räumlichen Kontext“
Editors Sarah Bunin Benor and Ofra Tirosh-Becker are pleased to announce the publication of issue 6.2 of the Journal of Jewish Languages (published by Brill). Here's the table of contents:
If you recognize the first two measures of the Yiddish lullaby I've provided in the schema below, I'd be grateful to hear from you. I'm looking for the title and a printed source that I can cite. I'm pretty sure it's not the end of a song, but it could appear in the middle rather than the first two measures. I've already posted this to a musicology list, but people were too focused on the words!
If you think a scan would help, I'll be glad to send you one off-list.
In A minor, 4/4
Submission deadline approaching, August 24, 2018
The Feuilleton Project, an initiative organized by faculty at Michigan State University, Ohio State University and the University of Michigan, invites papers for the second annual symposium on the Feuilleton and Modern Jewish Cultures. The symposium will be held October 21-22, 2018 at the Ohio State University in Columbus, OH.