Lectures on line

You can listen on line to the following lectures, recorded during the 7th Summer University of Yiddish Language and Literature.

Introduction to Yiddish literature , by Yitskhok Niborski, July 11, 2012.

The writer Peretz Markish, by Gilles Rozier, July 17, 2012.

In addition, for those who were unable to attend, all the talks and round tables held during the season “Utopias of Yiddish”, can be heard online.

The following talks (mostly in French), recorded during our season The Utopias of Yiddish, can be accessed as follows :

D’autres terres promises ?, par Philippe Boukara, donnée le jeudi 8 mars 2012. Conférence inaugurale de la saison Utopies du yiddish.
Drapeau rouge et étoile bleue : le kibboutz comme expérience communautaire en Eretz-Israel, par Meir Weintrater, donnée le samedi 24 mars 2012

Les colonies agricoles juives d’Argentine, du Brésil et des États-Unis créées à l’initiative du Baron Maurice de Hirsch, par Dominique Frischer, donnée le samedi 31 mars 2012

Les Juifs, au kolkhoze : les colonies agricoles juives en Ukraine et en Crimée (1917-1939), par Thomas Chopard, donnée le samedi 5 mai 2012

Le Birobidjan aujourd’hui, par Anne Nivat et Boris Kotlerman, avec la participation de Rachel Kamelgarn, donnée le mercredi 9 mai 2012

Birobidjan in Soviet Imagery, by David Shneer (in English), French translation by Gaby Taub, given on Saturday May 12, 2012

Talks in Yiddish:

Collection of short stories Birobidzhaner (1934) by Dovid Bergelson, by Natalia Krynicka, given on Sunday May13, 2012

Cultural life in Birobidjan (Dos kulturele lebn in Birobidzhan), by Boris Kotlerman, given on Sunday May13, 2012

Zion without Zionism: the unconvincing project of Birobidjan (Tsiyenizm on Tsiyen), by David Shneer, given on Sunday May13, 2012

Table ronde du 31 mai 2012 sur le thème “Ce que j’ai reçu en partage”, avec Agnès Desarthe, Arthur Nauzyciel, Eric Slabiak et Yves Jeuland.

Lectures on line

A tsung on beyner, or A tsing un bayner : the accents of Yiddish, by Yitskhok Niborski, with Rubye Monet and David Kurc. Listen here.

Lecture by Simon Epstein on the publication of his book 1930 : une année dans l’histoire du peuple juif (éd. Stock). Listen here.

Encounter with Moshe Sakal on the publication of his book Yolanda (éd. Stock), with Marie-Pierre Grâcedieu and Valérie Zenatti, moderated by Sharon Bar-Kochva and Gilles Rozier. Listen here.

Our measure is not beauty by horror : poems by Peretz Markish, Uri-Zvi Grinberg and Melekh Ravitsh. Presentation in French by Gilles Rozier, bilingual readings by Sharon Bar-Kochva and Noëmi Waysfeld, French translations: Charles Dobzynski. Listen here.