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The Rise and Fall of Jewish New York Speech
February 4 , 2:00 pmFree
Museum of Jewish Heritage – A Living Memorial to the Holocaust present a program exploring what distinguishes Jewish New York speech and its evolution over the last century. Featuring Dr. Michael Newman, Professor of Linguistics at Queens College, City University of New York; Heather Quinlan, writer and filmmaker who directed the documentary “If These Knishes Could Talk”; Dr. Deborah Tannen, bestselling author and Professor of Linguistics at Georgetown University; and Dr. Elyse Graham, author of “You Talkin’ To Me?: The Unruly History of New York English.” Register here. Free or suggested donation of $10.