Dr. Aviva Tal

Dr.
Dr. Aviva Tal
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12 Cremieux St.
64259 Tel-Aviv
E-mail: aviva-t@zahav.net.il

Personal Information
Born: 1947 ,Bergen-Belsen, Germany
Aliya: 1952
Marital Status: Married with two
MiIitary Service in I.D.F.: Leutenant in Women`s Forces.

Academic Degrees:
2000 - Ph.D., A Monography on the Yiddish-American Poet Malka Heifetz-Tussman, The Rena Costa Center for Yiddish Studies, Bar-Ilan University.
1993 - M.A. (cum laude) in Yiddish Literature " Eretz Israel in the of H. Leivick", Bar-Ilan University.
1988 - B.A. Hebrew & English Literature, Hebrew University, Jerusalem.

Research Fields:
Yiddish poetry in the Twentieh Century.
Modern poetry by Yiddish Women Writers.
Works of Mendele and Sholem-Aleichem.

Teaching Fields:
The Founding Fathers, Mendele Moycher-Sforim, Sholem Aleichem and I.L. Peretz.
History of the Yiddish Theatre.
Feminism and Yiddish Modernism.

Publications

  • 1992 - "Eretz Israel and the Poetry of H. Leivick", Studies in Leivick, The Rena Costa Yiddish Chair, Bar-Ilan University, Ramat-Gan.
  • 1994 - "Dialectic Elements in the Eretz Israel Poetry of H. Leivick", Publications of the 11th Jewish Congress of Judaic Studies, Volume 3, the Hebrew University, Jerusalem.

Research

Public Lectures in University Framework:

  • 1988 - Bar Ilan University - Inernational Conference - 100 Years to the Birth of H. Leivick - "Eretz Israel in the Poetry of H. Leivick".
  • 1990 - Bar Ilan University - Lord Fisher Colloquium - Soviet Yiddish Literature: "The Poetry of Shifre Cholodenko".
  • 1993 - Haifa University - Inter University Conference - "The Hebrew Translations of the Poetry of H. Leivick".
  • 1933 - Hebrew University, Jerusalem - Eleventh Congress for Judaic Studies - "Dialectic Elements in the Eretz Israel Poetry of H. Leivick".
  • 1994 - Bar Ilan University - Lord Fisher Colloquium - "Eretz Israel between Roots and Rootlessness in the poetry of H. Leivick".
  • 1995 - Bar Ilan University - Lord Fisher Clloquium - "The Childrens` World of Sholem-Aleichem, Forms and Values".
  • 1995 - Spertus Institute of Jewish Studies - Labour Zionist Alliance of Chicago and Chicago YIVO Sociey - "Three Yiddish Women Poets: Roots and Relationships."
  • 1997 - Bar Ilan University - Inter Seminary Course - "With Teeth in The Earth" - Outlines for Yiddish Poetry by Women in the Twentieth Century."
  • 1997 - Bar Ilan University - Colloquium for Grauate Students of the Rena Costa Center for Yiddish Studies - "The Yiddis Cultural Center in Chicago."
  • 1998 - Bar Ilan University - Inter University Conference - "`Meidlach, Froyen, Weiber - A Yiddishe Dichterin?`- Is There a Future for Yiddish Poetry by Women?"