The Global Journey of Yiddish Literature

Wednesdays, March 27, April 3, 10, and 17, 2024, 7:00–8:30 p.m. EDT

The literary journey of Yiddish has spanned hundreds of years and six continents. Join Professor Ilan Stavans of Amherst College and take a voyage around the world to discover Yiddish literature in its incredible breadth and depth, from Argentina to Zimbabwe, Mexico to Melbourne. Along the way you’ll encounter the writings of authors such as David Fram (South Africa), Mimi Pinzon (Argentina), and Pinchas Goldhar (Australia), among others, and will get a close-up look at the Yiddish Book Center’s new core exhibition, Yiddish: A Global Culture.

All session are held live via Zoom. Recordings will be available to all registrants.

Cost: $75 for Yiddish Book Center members and $100 for nonmembers.

Ilan Stavans
Ilan Stavans