Jewish American Women Poets as Translators, Liturgists, and Anthologists

For Current Fellows
Monday, March 1, 2021
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM EST

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Dajana Denes Walters

At the weekly Ruth Meltzer Seminars, Katz Center fellows share their research in an intellectually rigorous workshop setting.


Kathryn Hellerstein

University of Pennsylvania

Kathryn Hellerstein is Professor of Germanic Languages and Literatures at the University of Pennsylvania. Her current research examines Jewish American women poets, from the nineteenth century through the twenty-first century, whose writings are contextualized by their other work as translators of poetry, liturgists, and anthologists.

Hellerstein received her PhD in English and American Literature from Stanford University. She has previously held fellowships at the Center for Jewish History at Harvard University and the Jacob Rader Marcus Center of the American Jewish Archives.

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