Madeleine Cohen

Madeleine Cohen is the director of Translation and Collections Initiatives at the Yiddish Book Center in Amherst, Massachusetts, and the president of the Board of Directors of In geveb: A Journal of Yiddish Studies. She received her PhD in Comparative Literature from the University of California, Berkeley, and her dissertation, “Here and Now: The Modernist Poetics of Do’ikayt,” explores connections between the representation of place in modernist Yiddish literature and revolutionary politics in the interwar period.