Yiddish Culture in the 20th Century
European Yiddish Academic Workshop: Yiddish Culture in Its European Context Lund University, October 28-31, 2012
The head of Yiddish studies at Lund University, Sweden, in collaboration with the chairs of Yiddish at the Heinrich Heine University of Dusseldorf and the
University of Amsterdam have convened the first European Yiddish Academic Workshop at Lund University, October 28-31, 2012. This meeting will bringDate:28 October 2012 -29 October 20120
This is an audio version of the speech that Isaac Bashevis Singer gave in Yiddish after a banquet in his honor on the eve of receiving the Nobel Prize for Literature for 1978 in Stockholm.
From the organisers:
"Since the year 2000 we have had the pleasure to arrange Yiddish seminars in Sweden. The participants are interested in learning more of Yiddish and the culture that is involved with the Yiddish speaking world past as well as present. Famous lecturers, scholars and Yiddishists have contributed and honored us with their willingness to take part, educate and bring an ambience of yiddishkeit and belonging to these highly appreciated gatherings."
The 10th annual convent of Yiddish! This year we have 100 participants, and high class lecturers, asDate:13 August 2010 -15 August 20100
The website Modersmål Jiddisch (mother tongue Yiddish) was created under the auspices of the Swedish governmental school authority. As Yiddish is one of five officially recognised minority languages in Sweden it is included in the educational policies of the government. The website is meant to serve teachers, learners and the general public. Among the information that is offered are a web course in Yiddish (for children), useful weblinks, reading suggestions, and more.