Welcome Sonia Gollance, Visiting Assistant Professor of Yiddish

June 11, 2020

Welcome Sonia Gollance, Visiting Assistant Professor of Yiddish

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Sonia Gollance joined Ohio State's Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures in Fall, 2019 as the director of Yiddish and Ashkenazic Studies. She has already developed a minor program that explores the complexities of the culture with new literature and language courses, and building a community of Yiddish learners within the campus and beyond. Sonia Gollance is a scholar of Yiddish and German-Jewish Studies whose work focuses on literature, dance, theater, and gender. Professor Gollance earned her PhD from University of Pennsylvania.