YIDDISH CA – Advanced Yiddish I

YIDDISH CA – Advanced Yiddish I

Semester: Fall
Offered: 2021
Instructor: Sara Feldman
Meeting Time: M,T,W,Th,F 1:30pm – 2:45pm

Building on the skills gained in Yiddish BA/BB, the emphasis of this course is on gaining ease in reading, speaking, writing, and listening comprehension. Students will be guided in exploring their individual areas of interest in Yiddish culture, and will be encouraged to begin producing their own research, creative projects, and translations; taking part in the latest developments in online Yiddish publishing and digital humanities scholarship. Continued exposure to a wide variety of textual and cultural materials, including literature, journalism, folklore, music, film, and theater; with a special focus on the diversity of Yiddish in terms of dialects, vocabulary, historical development, and writing conventions. Ample use of audiovisual and digital materials.

Recommended Prep: Yiddish BB or permission of the instructor.

Notes: This course meets for 4 hours per week. Please contact the instructor for scheduling and placement.

For more details please visit the Harvard Course Catalog.