Katerina Kuznetsova
Yiddishist
Work experience
Yiddish Language and Literature Tutor
Yiddish Arts and Academics of North America
since 2020
Freelance Writer, Translator, and Editor
See "Projects"
since 2018
Project Manager of Online Educational Programs
SEFER Center for University Teaching of Jewish Civilization
Moscow
2013–2017
PA to the Director
SEFER Center for University Teaching of Jewish Civilization
Moscow
2012–2013
Education
MA Yiddish Studies
at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem
2014–2016
BA Religious Studies at St Thomas Institute of Philosophy, Theology, and History, Department of Religious Studies
Moscow, 2011–2013
Diploma (Hons) Philology
at Moscow State Pedagogical University
2005–2010
Seminars
—Intensive Seminar on Yiddish Avant-garde (Center Medem, Paris), April 2019;
—Yiddish Summer Program in Berlin, August 2017;
—Advanced Seminar for Research Students (Naomi Prawer Kadar Yiddish Summer Program at Tel Aviv University), July 2017;
—Summer school "Jewish History, Multiethnic Past, and Common Heritage: Urban Experience in Eastern Europe" (organized by Center for Urban History of East Central Europe) in Lviv, Ukraine, July 2015;
—Tel Aviv University Summer Yiddish Course (Naomi Prawer Kadar program), July 2014;
—Winter and Summer schools on Jewish Studies in Moscow and Saint Petersburg organized by the Sefer Center for University Teaching of Jewish Civilization, 2012–2015;
Conferences
—Annual Conference of the Dubnow Institute (Leipzig) "Shared Space – Contact Zones: Modern Hebrew and Yiddish Literature in Eastern Europe." Paper thesis: "What Should Not Be Named: Pogroms in Russian Translations from Yiddish," October 23, 2019;
—26th International conference on Jewish Studies in Moscow "Sefer." Paper thesis: "Translations of Dovid Hofshteyn's Poem 'In vinter farnakhtn' into Russian," July 16, 2019;
— 25th International conference on Jewish Studies in Moscow "Sefer." Papers thesis: "Dovid Hofshteyn in Russian: History of Translation," "Images of Streetwalkers in Itsik Manger's and Debora Vogel's Ballads" (in collaboration with Anastasiya Lyubas), February 4, 2018;
—7th International Conference for Jewish Studies Researchers in Warsaw. Paper thesis: "Christian Images in Itsik Manger's book Lamtern in vint," November 15, 2017;
—24th International conference on Jewish Studies in Moscow "Sefer." Paper thesis: "Comparative Analyses of Two Translations of Abramovitch's The Nag from Yiddish into Russian", January 28, 2017;
—Conference "Sholem Aleichem: Writer and Symbol" (Kiev). Paper thesis: "Vi in posek shteyt geshribn: Translating the Quotations from the Sacred Texts in Sholem Aleichem's Works," June 29, 2016;
—Conference "Bikurei Mekhkar" (Hebrew University of Jerusalem). Paper thesis: "Christian Themes in Itzik Manger's Poetry," March 15, 2016;
23rd International Annual Conference on Jewish Studies in Moscow "Sefer". Paper thesis: "Translating Sholem Aleichem: the Problem of Biblical and Talmudic Quotations," February 1, 2016.
About Me
Interview for the Yiddish Book Center
December 2018, an interview for the YBC Wexler Oral History Project
Link
Interview about Teaching Yiddish Online
(in Russian)
kuznetsova.yiddish@gmail.com
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