Publication Date: January 2006
Publisher: Association for Jewish Studies; Association for Jewish Studies
Author(s): Shiri Goren; Hannah Pressman; Lara Rabinovitch; Shiri Goren; Hannah Pressman; Lara Rabinovitch
Research Area: Culture and religion; Education; Politics
Keywords: Academic Research; Meeting; Judaic Studies; Yiddish
Coverage: United States United States
The authors review the graduate student conference they convened at New York University, entitled "Yiddish / Jewish Cultures: Literature, History, Thought in Eastern European Diasporas". In addition to discussing themes of discussion from the conference, the authors contend that their conference can be seen as a model of the ways in which departmental support can provide opportunities for leadership and for unique interdisciplinary collaboration.
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