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College of Arts and Sciences

Germanic Studies

Dov-Ber Kerler

Dov-Ber Kerler

Professor, Germanic Studies
Professor, Jewish Studies
Dr. Alice Field Cohn Chair in Yiddish Studies

dkerler@indiana.edu

Education

Ph.D. Oxford University

Fields of Interest

History, dialectology, sociology, and the linguistic analysis of Yiddish; history of old Yiddish literature (15th to 18th century); Yiddish-Slavic linguistic and cultural contacts; Yiddish and modern Israeli Hebrew; Modern Yiddish poetry

Germanic Studies
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