Graduate Theological Union

Captives of the Dawn: Remembering Soviet Yiddish Culture

Dates: 
Sunday, November 4, 2012 - 2:00pm

The Annual Taube Conference in Eastern European Jewish Culture and History

Speakers will include:

  • Yael Chaver, Department of German, UC Berkeley
  • Chana Kronfeld, Professor of Modern Hebrew, Yiddish and Comparative Literature
    Department of Near Eastern Studies, Department of Comparative Literature and the Program for Jewish Studies, UC Berkeley
  • Marat Grinberg, Associate Professor of Russian and Humanities, Reed College
  • Sasha Senderovich, Visiting Assistant Professor, Russian and East European Studies, Lafayette College
  • Mikhail Krutikov (Keynote Address), Associate Professor, Slavic Department and the Frankel Center for Judaic Studies, University of Michigan

Live performance by Niggunim chorus, led by Achi Ben Shalom

Co-sponsored by Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life, the German Studies Dept; Slavic Studies Dept.; and the Judaics Collection at the Doe-Moffitt Libraries; and the Institute of Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies at UC Berkeley. Additional support provided by the Genesis Philanthropy Fund.

Please join us for a kosher reception after the conference.

Co-sponsored by Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life, the German Studies Dept; Slavic Studies Dept.; and the Judaics Collection at the Doe-Moffitt Libraries; and the Institute of Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies at UC Berkeley. Additional support provided by the Genesis Philanthropy Fund.

The Magnes, 2121 Allston Way, Berkeley