The Mayrent Institute for Yiddish Culture is dedicated to studying and preserving Yiddish music and culture, teaching it to new generations, and supporting scholarship that explores it as an important facet of Jewish and American life. Established in 2010, it is part of the UW-Madison Center for the Study of Upper Midwestern Cultures and is named for Sherry Mayrent, an avid collector of historical Yiddish recordings.
April 20-21, 2017
The 2017 World Records symposium draws on the Wisconsin Center for Film and Theater Research’s Vitaphone films archive to explore the portrayal of popular and folk musics during the 1920s and 1930s. For more information, visit http://mayrentinstitute.wisc.edu/events/world-records-2017/
The Mayrent Institute for Yiddish Culture is thrilled to announce our partnership with the…
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