Yuri Vedenyapin

Yuri
Vedenyapin

Preceptor in Yiddish, Harvard University

Faculty Associate
Expertise
Yiddish language and culture;
especially during the interwar period; travel writing;
perceptions of the other;
dialectology;
and language standardization
Current Project
Yiddish Travelogues of Soviet Russia, 1917-1980
Foreign Language

Education

M.Phil.
, Yiddish Studies
, Columbia University
Selected Publications

"Dr. Nisse's Medical Advice on Birth Control" (1908) in Everyday Jewish Life in Imperial Russia: Select Documents, 1772-1914, ed. ChaeRan Freeze, Jay Harris (Tauber Institute Series for the Study of European Jewry, 2013).

"‘Doctors Prescribe Laughter’: The Yiddish Stand-Up Comedy of Shimen Dzigan," Harvard Judaica Collection Student Research Papers, no. 9 (2008).

Telephone
617-496-2315