Ken FriedenA lecture and concert by Ken Frieden B.G. Rudolph Chair of Judaic Studies Syracuse University. Ken Frieden is the B. G. Rudolph Professor of Judaic Studies at Syracuse University. His most recent publication is Travels in Translation: Sea Tales at the Source of Jewish Fiction (2016). Past books include a study of Classic Yiddish Fiction (1995) and anthologies of Yiddish literature in translation. He has been a visiting professor at universities in Israel, Germany, and California, and a research fellow in Jerusalem, Berlin, and at Harvard. He edits the series on Judaic Traditions in Literature, Music, and Art at Syracuse University Press. His Klezmer band “The Wandering Klezmorim” has performed since the 1990s in Atlanta, Central New York, and Israel. 

Featuring Frances Harris on violin & Sam Gingher on accordion!

Location: Smith Memorial Hall

Date: September 12, 2016, 7:30 pm

This lecture is made possible by the generous Vivian Marcus Memorial Fund.