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2020-21 Theme: Translating Jewish Cultures

Affiliation & Project Titles       

  • Maya Barzilai

University of Michigan

Translation Beyond Zionism: Hebrew-German Literary Exchanges

  • Lucia Finotto

University at Albany, SUNY

The Jewish Translators of the Medieval Kingdom of Sicily

  • Alessandro Guetta

Institut National des Langues et Civilisations Orientales (INALCO), Paris, France

"A common tongue": Jewish translation from Hebrew in Early Modern Italy 

  • Adriana Jacobs

Oxford University

Undead Poets Society: Hebrew Afterlives in Translation

  • Oren Kosansky

Lewis & Clark College

Judeo-Arabic, Translation, and the Languages of Jewish Morocco 

  • Roni Masel

New York University

Disruptive Violence: The Gothic and the Grotesque in Hebrew and Yiddish

  • Joshua Miller

University of Michigan

“A race in fragments, almost completely scattered”: The Translational Networks of Jewish Latin America

  • Alex Moshkin

University of Toronto

Migration and Translation: Contemporary Russian-Israeli Poetry

  • Anita Norich

University of Michigan

Translation Matters: Women's Prose Writing in Yiddish

  • Naomi Seidman

University of Toronto

Freud and/in Yiddish

  • Yael Sela

The Open University of Israel

Music, Myth, and Aesthetic Sensation in Moses Mendelssohn’s Translation Enterprise

  • Sasha Senderovich

        University of Washington, Seattle

Translating the "Soviet Jew" Between Russia and America

  • Anna Torres

                   University of Chicago

                  Utopian Tongues: Jewish Anarchist Translation Practices           

  • Jason Zurawski

                    University of Groningen

The Reception of the Greek Translation of Hebrew Scriptures in the Hellenistic Diaspora