Trace the journey of Seattle’s Sephardic Jews from the Ottoman Empire to the Pacific Northwest through artifacts transported to the Puget Sound. Do you have Ladino books, family letters, immigration documents, postcards, audio recordings, or other artifacts pertaining to the Sephardic experience? Bring your Sephardic treasures for evaluation, digitization, and inclusion in the Sephardic Studies Collection.
How do you teach a computer to read an endangered language -- and a language that many people don't even know exists? While machine learning technology has enabled us to read and research texts online in many languages, there's one language that our computers and smartphones have yet to learn: Ladino, a heritage language of Sephardic Jews.
The 8th annual Ladino Day at the University of Washington will explore the intersection of Ladino and technology over the last century, and how revolutions