Academic Writing

Refereed Journal Articles

“Women, Love, and the Reform Jewish Mission: Jewish-Christian Marriage in Emma Wolf’s Other Things Being Equal and its Literary Successors.” American Jewish History Volume 104, Numbers 2/3, April/July 2020, pp. 289-322.

“Ambivalent Attitudes Toward Intermarriage in the Forverts, 1905-1920.”  Journal of Jewish Identities 8:1 (January 2015), pp. 23-47.

 “’This is How a Generation Grows:’ Lynching as a Site of Ethical Loss in Yiddish Literature.”  Zutot 9 (2012), pp. 59-71.  Reprinted in In geveb: A Journal of Yiddish Studies.

Essays in Edited Volumes

“The ‘Yiddish Gaze’: American Yiddish Literary Representations of Black Bodies and their Torture.” Race with Jewish Ethics.  Jonathan Crane, ed.  Penn State University Press, 2020.

“Afterward” (with Ellen Cassedy) to On the Landing: Collected Stories of Yenta Mash.  Trans. Ellen Cassedy.  University of New Mexico Press, 2019.

“‘What Kind of a Man are You?’: The Sexualization of Race and the Trope of Alienation in Yiddish American Narratives of Interethnic Sexual Encounter.”  The Sacred Encounter: Jewish Perspectives on Sexuality. Lisa Grushcow, ed.  CCAR Press, 2014, pp. 195-208.

Encyclopedia Entries

“Emma Wolf” in the Shalvi-Hyman Encyclopedia of Jewish Women, a project of the Jewish Women’s Archive (forthcoming).

Book Reviews

“Sewn with the Tiniest of Pearls,” review of The Can­vas and Oth­er Sto­ries by Salomea Perl, trans­lat­ed by Ruth Mur­phy, in In geveb.

review of Kadya Molodovsky’s A Jewish Refugee in New York, trans. Anita Norich, in Empty Mirror

Anctil, Pierre. Jacob-Isaac Segal: A Montreal Yiddish Poet and His Millieu, in Canadian Jewish Studies / Études juives canadiennes, vol 27 (June 2019).

“Lot’s Wife Speaks,” review of Laura Eve Engel’s debut poetry collection, Things That Go in Jewish Currents.

review of Eddy Portnoy. Bad Rabbi: And Other Strange but True Stories from the Yiddish Press. in H-Judaic

review of Blume Lempel. Oedipus in Brooklyn and Other Stories, trans. Ellen Cassedy and Yermiyahu Aron Taub, in Jewish Book Council Reviews


“Oh, Give Me a Home: Jewish American Literature Beyond the City.”  Paper Brigade, vol. 3., December 2018.

A Jewish Autobiography in T-Shirts.”  Hidden in Plain Sight: T-Shirts and the Creation of Ethnic Identity.  New Media in Jewish Studies Collaborative. 

Rose Rosenberg: A Young Jewish Woman Behind the Scenes of No. 10 Downing Street.”  Blog: Jewesses With Attitude (Jewish Women’s Archive).  Feb. 2015. 

“Ingesting Judaism.”  Living Jewishly: A Snapshot of a Generation.  Stephanie Bregman, ed.  Academic Studies Press, 2012, pp. 76-78.

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