UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH
KENNETH P. DIETRICH SCHOOL OF ARTS & SCIENCES
JEWISH STUDIES PROGRAM
“BRUNCH AND LEARN”
DO AMERICAN JEWS SPEAK A JEWISH LANGUAGE?
Do American Jews have a distinctive way of speaking? If so, is it a Jewish language?
And just what is a Jewish language?
SARAH BUNIN BENOR
Associate Professor of Contemporary Jewish Studies at Hebrew Union College-Los Angeles
Adjunct Associate Professor of Linguistics, University of Southern California
Author of Becoming Frum: How Newcomers Learn the Language and Culture of Orthodox Judaism
(Rutgers University Press, 2012)
Founder and Editor of the Jewish Language Research Website, the Jewish English Lexicon,
and the Journal of Jewish Languages.
Sunday, October 20, 2013, 11 am-12 noon
1500 Posvar Hall, on Schenley Plaza
(Free Parking on Sunday mornings around the Plaza)
Join us for coffee, tea, and light breakfast before the talk at 10:45 am.
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