The Yiddish Book Center's

Wexler Oral History Project

A growing collection of in-depth interviews with people of all ages and backgrounds, whose stories about the legacy and changing nature of Yiddish language and culture offer a rich and complex chronicle of Jewish identity.

"Taking the Fruits of Our Knowledge Out to the Curious General Public" The Academic's Role in Transmission of Information

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Mark Louden, professor of linguistics, discusses the disparity between the public and experts' knowledge of a subject - and the benefits of academic outreach.

This is an excerpt from an oral history with Mark Louden.

This excerpt is in English.

Mark Louden was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota in 1962.