Language as Culture
Listen to an audio recording taken at Seattle Rep Friday, October 24 after the performance of Indecent.
Language as Culture: The History and Importance of Yiddish, Hebrew, and Ladino
As a multi-lingual play, Indecent highlights the importance of language in culture and religion. Yiddish, Hebrew, and Ladino have an especially unique history and significance that we will explore in this in-depth discussion.
- Sasha Senderovich, Assistant Professor of Slavic, Jewish, and International Studies at the University of Washington
- Devin Naar, Isaac Alhadeff Professor of Sephardic Studies and Associate Professor of History and Jewish Studies at the University of Washington
- Marianne Tatom, Yiddish language instructor at Seattle Central College and Congregation Beth Shalom
- Harvey Niebulski, Native Yiddish speaker and klezmer musician