Teacher: Dr Diana Matut, University Halle-Wittenberg
Class Level: Beginners
Class Schedule 2022-23: Forthcoming
Class Description: This course is meant for those who would like to learn how to read and translate Yiddish texts in manuscript and printed form from the 13th to the 18th century. We will begin with one of the earliest extant Yiddish literary texts from the Cairo Geniza and discuss one work every week, including Early Yiddish songs, romances and religious works. Every literary work will be contextualized and secondary literature provided. A basic knowledge of the Yiddish alphabet is required. Please note: If you are unsure whether this course is right for you, please contact Dr Diana Matut via the Administrator of the OSRJL (email@example.com).