"Yiddish in the New Millennium: A Symposium on New Yiddish Language and Culture" brings together scholars from across the world to share their research on new developments in Yiddish language and culture.
The event has two parts:
1. Saturday, November 5 from 7:30 pm-9:30 pm, at Library and Archives Canada
The opening session features a performance-talk by ethnomusicologist and musician Dr. Judith Cohen.
2. Sunday, November 6 from 9:00 am to 6:00 pm, at University of Ottawa
A full day of lectures on Yiddish pedagogy, literature and film, Hassidic Yiddish, translation, digitization and oral history, and performance.
All sessions are free and open to the public.
Seating is limited (100 for Saturday evening and 25 for Sunday), and advance reservations are required.
For the full program or to reserve a spot, please visit: http://yiddishnewmillennium.yolasite.com.
Sponsor: Vered Jewish Canadian Studies Program at the University of Ottawa, the Jacob M. Lowy Collection at Library and Archives Canada