Tuesday, March 13, 2018

CFA: Yiddish Book Center's Online Course: An-Sky: Jewish Writer, Russian Revolutionary

Deadline: May 7, 2018

Registration is now open for the Yiddish Book Center’s online course: An-sky: Jewish Writer, Russian Revolutionary with Professor Gabriella Safran, April 30–May 27, 2018


Best known for his remarkable Yiddish play The DybbukS. An-sky (born Shloyme-Zanvl Rappoport, 1863-1920) was also an ethnographer and a keen observer of Jewish life in the Russian Pale of Settlement. In this online course, Professor Gabriella Safran of Stanford University, author of the biography Wandering Soul: The Dybbuk’s Creator, S. An-sky, will lead us on an in-depth exploration of An-sky’s life and work.
 
This self-paced online course includes:
  • four filmed lectures by Professor Safran 
  • recommended course readings
  • an online forum where participants can respond to questions posed by the professor and discuss the lectures with her and with other students.

Questions? Contact Molly, education program assistant, at mkenefick@yiddishbookcenter.org

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