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Seattle Sephardic Legacies | National Endowment for the Humanities

HUB 160: Lyceum 4001 E Stevens Way NE, Seattle, WA, United States

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. 

2/4 TALK | “Family Papers” Book Talk with Sarah Abrevaya Stein

The Seattle Public Library Central Library, 1000 4th Ave, Seattle, Washington 98104 The Seattle Public Library, Central Library, 1000 4th Ave, Seattle, Washington 98104, Seattle, WA, United States

Join the Sephardic Studies Program and the Seattle Public Library for a conversation with Dr. Devin E. Naar and Dr. Sarah Abrevaya Stein about her new book, "Family Papers."

STUDENT EVENT | Teaching computers to read Ladino, a heritage language of Sephardic Jews

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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.

12/4 EVENT | Ladino Day 2022: The Future of Ladino

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On the tenth anniversary of Ladino Day, UW's Sephardic Studies Program presents four experts from different generations, all working to revitalize Ladino (Judeo-Spanish), the traditional language of Sephardic Jews.