Learn Yiddish through Songs – Session Three – Tavern
Learn some well-known and some lesser-known Yiddish tunes with local Yiddishist Jana Mazurkiewicz Meisarosh. Discover the rich Yiddish history behind various theater songs, folk songs, tavern songs, lullabies, and other songs. Imagine a night in a shtetl, learning, analyzing, singing, and schmoozing with friends — with a glass of wine in hand. The class will take place in person and on Zoom. The topic of this session is TAVERN SONGS.
Where: At Yiddishland CA, 1128 Wall Street, La Jolla, CA, 92037, and on Zooma
Tuition: $30 per session ($25 Early Bird, available until Saturday, March 18)
Online classes on Zoom: $25 per session ($20 Early Bird, available until Saturday, March 18)
Instructor: Jana Mazurkiewicz Meisarosh is a PhD candidate in the Slavic Department at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. She is working on her dissertation on Yiddish Theater in Communist Warsaw. Originally from Poland, Jana holds a Master of Arts degree in Polish Philology and Jewish Studies from the University of Wrocław. Jana is not only a practicing academic but also an active theater artist and critic. She is an actor, director, playwright, and producer of Yiddish theater. In October 2017, she moved to San Diego and launched the Yiddish Arts and Academics Association of North America (YAAANA) and Yiddishland California.