Category: Mayrent Institute

  • Concert: At Home in Yiddish

    Posted on Nov 9th

    Sunday, November 19, 2023
    3:00-4:30 p.m.
    Sing Man & Florence Lee/Annette Kaufman Rehearsal Hall, Hamel Music Center, 740 University Avenue
    Free and Open to the Public

  • Lecture: Eric Warner on The Yiddish Cylinder Project

    Posted on Apr 16th

    Sunday, April 23, 2023
    2:00-4:00 p.m.
    Memorial Library, Room 126, 728 State St
    Free and Open to the Public

  • Mayrent Institute Sound Salon with Eléonore Biezunski

    Posted on Feb 21st

    Mayrent Institute for Yiddish Culture presents musician and sound archivist Eléonore Biezunski, February 28, 2021

  • Sunny Yudkoff named director of Mayrent Institute for Yiddish Culture

    Posted on Sep 18th

    Professor Sunny Yudkoff is new director of the Mayrent Institute for Yiddish Culture, now under the auspices of the Mosse/Weinstein Center for Jewish Studies

  • Sound Salon: Alicia Svigals and Uli Geissendoerfer: Beregovski Suite

    Posted on Mar 21st

    Join composer/violinist Alicia Svigals and jazz pianist Uli Geissendoerfer for an evening of Ukrainian Jewish folk music with a contemporary spin, Thursday, April 4, 2019, 7pm, Morphy Hall, Mead Witter School of Music.

  • Sound Salon: Alpine Dreaming CD Release Party

    Posted on Oct 31st

    Celebrate the release of the 2-CD set Alpine Dreaming: The Helvetia Records Story, 1920-1924. Saturday, November 17, 2018. Wayside Dining Room, University Club, 803 State St. 7:00pm. Free and Open to the Public.

  • Sound Salon: Yiddish Empire

    Posted on Oct 23rd

    Debra Caplan speaks about her book Yiddish Empire: The Vilna Troupe, Jewish Theater, and the Art of Itinerancy, Monday, October 29, 2018, 5:30-7:00pm, Memorial Library, Room 126.

  • Die Tanzgeiger: Eat! Dance!

    Posted on Aug 31st

    Austrian ensemble Die Tanzgeiger performs Monday, September 24, 2018. Wayside Dining Room, University Club, 803 State St. 5:00pm Reception (with food) 6:00pm Concert. Free and Open to the Public.

  • Mayrent Collection: A New Recording (Nearly) Every Day

    Posted on Apr 5th

    Mayrent Institute for Yiddish Culture project to highlight selections from the Mayrent Collection of Yiddish Recordings

  • Sound Salon: Richard March

    Posted on Oct 16th

    Richard March speaks about his new book, A Great Vision: A Militant Family’s Journey Through the 20th Century, Monday, October 23, 2017, 7:00-9:00pm, Memorial Library, Room 126.

  • 2017 World Records Symposium

    Posted on Apr 8th

    Free and Open to the Public! April 20-21, 2017. Featuring the Midwest premiere of the recently-restored film Molly Picon, The Celebrated Character Comedienne (1929)