Anita Norich - “Writing Women”: Yiddish Gender Politics”

WhenApril 22, 2021 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
WhereNo location
Contact InformationCenter for East European and Russian/Eurasian Studies (CEERES)
DescriptionJoin Anita Norich, Tikva Frymer-Kensky Collegiate Professor Emerita of English and Judaic Studies at the University of Michigan, for a talk that will focus on questions about women and Yiddish writing. When and what did women write in Yiddish? Why are so few of them known as prose writers? How did critics respond to them? How did they respond to one another? Register to attend online at This event is sponsored by the Greenberg Center for Jewish Studies, the Center for the Study of Gender and Sexuality, the Center for East European and Russian-Eurasian Studies, the Department of Germanic Studies, Translation Studies, and the Yiddish Fund of the University of Chicago.
CategoriesConferences/Lectures, Discussions, Lectures, Readings, Arts
Persons with disabilities who need an accommodation in order to participate in this event should contact the event sponsor for assistance.