There will be a three-day Yiddish Theatre Workshop March 27 – 29 involving the group Digital Yiddish Theatre Project. The group is comprised of scholars and librarians exploring the uses of Digital Humanities tools as methods to study the preservation of Yiddish theatre and drama.
Some of the day-time sessions will be open to the public to anyone on campus that may be interested in attending. The Digital Humanities initiatives are being lead by various members of the group and staff members. The subjects of the sessions include coding, GIS mapping, data mining and the preservation and study of Yiddish theatre music.
The evening sessions on Thursday, March 27 at 7:30pm in the Golda Meir Library Conference Center and March 29 at 8pm in the UWM Arts Lecture Hall are free and open to the public.
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