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Lecture Series: "Yiddish Women Writers Reclaimed" with Professor Anita Norich

Lecture Series: "Yiddish Women Writers Reclaimed" with Professor Anita Norich

$ 40.00

Yiddish Women Writers Reclaimed is a downloadable lecture series by Professor Anita Norich of the University of Michigan.

Women wrote poems, essays, plays, novels, and every other literary genre known to Yiddish literature. They wrote about love, family, politics, economics, class, sexuality, and the lure of the modern world and its dangers. Perhaps the most surprising thing about their writing is how little of it is known today.

In this lecture series, Professor Anita Norich of the University of Michigan will examine Yiddish poetry and prose written by women, and discuss how these women claimed a place for themselves as modern Jewish writers.

This product includes:

  • Lecture guide with suggested reading list
  • Lecture 1 - "Breaking Silences"
  • Lecture 2 - "What’s Love Got to Do with It?"
  • Lecture 3 - "War and Peace"
  • Lecture 4 - "(Jewish) Civilization and Its Discontents"

Altogether, this product includes approximately 325 minutes of video.

Once you purchase this product, you will receive an email from "Yiddish Book Center Store" with a link to download the lectures, as well as a separate emailed receipt. The link may be used up to three times before it expires, and each video can be downloaded up to three times.

Questions about this lecture series? Email education@yiddishbookcenter.org.

Anita Norich is the Tikva Frymer-Kensky Collegiate Professor of English and Judaic Studies at the University of Michigan. She is the author of Writing in Tongues: Yiddish Translation in the 20th Century (2013), Discovering Exile: Yiddish and Jewish American Literature in America During the Holocaust (2007), The Homeless Imagination in the Fiction of Israel Joshua Singer (1991); translator of Kadya Molodovsky’s Fun Lublin biz Nyu York(forthcoming); and co-editor of Languages of Modern Jewish Cultures: Comparative Perspectives (2016), Jewish Literatures and Cultures: Context and Intertext (2008), and Gender and Text in Modern Hebrew and Yiddish Literatures (1992). She translates Yiddish literature, and teaches, lectures, and publishes on a range of topics concerning modern Jewish cultures, Yiddish language and literature, Jewish American literature, and Holocaust literature.  


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