Newspapers capture the past and hold key to Ladino’s future, says UW computer science student Ben Lee.
Watch a recording from our fall virtual coffee hour where 2020-21 Jewish Studies Graduate Fellow Ben Lee shared his research that applies machine learning technology to Ladino newspapers.
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.
Graduate Fellow Oscar Aguirre-Mandujano specializes in Ottoman Turkish history, but his Jewish Studies research project has led him to a rare Ladino manuscript.
Incoming graduate fellows in Jewish Studies specialize in international studies, history, comparative literature, Germanics, and Near Eastern Languages and Civilization.
Join 2018-2019 Stroum Center Graduate Fellows Vincent Calvetti-Wolf, Pablo Jairo Tutillo and Hayim Katsman as they share their research.
As the Association for Jewish Studies turns 50, the Stroum Center plays an increasingly important role in shaping Jewish studies scholarship.
The 2018-2019 Graduate Fellows in Jewish Studies work in the fields of sociology, political science, and international studies.