Special Course: “Pearls of Yiddish Culture”

Prof. Wolf Moskovitz (Hebrew University, Israel).

Odesa I. I. Mechnikov National University (Onu) and The Faculty of History and Philosophy announce the continuation of the elective program “Contemporary Judaica and Israeli Studies” in the second semester of the 2017/18 academic year.

On 19, 20, and 21 March 2018 undergraduates, graduate students, and faculty members of ONU will have an opportunity to attend lectures as part of a special course entitled “Pearls of Yiddish Culture.” Participants will receive certificates from the International Yiddish Center.


19 March
14:20 – 15:35
Yiddish and Ukrainian as a Substrate Layer of the Odesa Koine—Prof. Wolf Moskovitz (Hebrew University, Israel);

16:00 – 17:15
The Yiddish Culture as a Depository of National and Universal Historical Memory — Dr.  Mordechai Yushkovsky (International Yiddish Center, Vilnius, Lithuania)

20 March
14:20 – 15:35
The Specific Nature of the Odesa Language and Psychosocial Features of Odesa Humor—Prof. Wolf Moskovitz

16:00 – 17:15
Odesa in Jewish Literature and Folklore—Dr. Mordechai Yushkovsky

21 March
14:20 – 15:35  The Culture of Yiddish on the Map of Ukraine—Dr.  Mordechai Yushkovsky

16:00 – 17:15
Roundtable, summary, open discussion

All the scheduled events will be held at:
vul. Yelysavetynska, 12, Faculty of History and Philosophy, AUD 28

Course registration: 067 319 43 24; cognition@onu.edu.ua
Olena Serhiivna Petrykivska