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[Online] A Frank Conversation About Yiddish Dialects

December 19, 2021 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm

$25
Yiddish Dialects

This will be a presentation and discussion on the subject of Yiddish regional dialects, issues of language status, social identity and history of multilingualism. Using regional dialect maps of Europe as a basis the discussion will then range to uses of Yiddish in the Americas and Israel as well as in Hasidic contexts.

Teacher: Miriam Isaacs
Miriam Isaacs is a scholar, writer, translator, and educator specializing in Yiddish language and culture. She is a native Yiddish speaker and has taught Yiddish courses at the University of Maryland and lectured internationally. Dr. Isaacs has given lectures and workshops for Yiddish New York, UC Berkeley, the Library of Congress, the Jewish Genealogical Society, among others.

Cost: $25, 20 off for our Friday Special. In order to get your special discount add the promotional code YIDDISH while checking out.

Details

Date:
December 19, 2021
Time:
11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Cost:
$25
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Website:
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Venue

The Yiddish Arts and Academics Association of North America
1128 Wall Street
La Jolla, CA 92037
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Phone:
8582202992
Website:
https://yaaana.org/

Organizer

THE YIDDISH ARTS AND ACADEMICS ASSOCIATION OF NORTH AMERICA
Phone:
8582202992
Email:
jana@yaaana.com
Website:
www.yaaana.org