Captives of the Dawn: Remembering Soviet Yiddish Culture

The Annual Taube Conference in Eastern European Jewish Culture and History
Date & Time: 
Sunday November 04, 2012 02:00 PM to 06:30 PM
The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life, 2121 Allston Way, Berkeley

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.

Support provided by Taube Foundation for Jewish Life & Culture, Koret Foundation, Genesis Philanthropy Group, Berkeley Jewish Music Festival, and Graduate Theological Union.
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