Faculty Directory

Naomi Seidman

Scholar in Residence, The Richard S. Dinner Center for Jewish Studies, GTU
Chancellor Jackman Professor in the Arts, University of Toronto

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Degrees and Certifications

Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley, 1995
M.A., University of California, Davis, 1984
B.A., Brooklyn College, 1981

Research and Teaching Interests
  • Translation Studies; Translating the Bible
  • The Sexual Transformation of Ashkenaz; Haskalah Literature
  • Psychoanalysis and Translation
  • Gender and Orthodox Judaism
Selected Publications
  • Sarah Schenirer and the Bais Yaakov Movement: A Revolution in the Name of Tradition, Littman Library, 2019
  • A Revolution in the Name of Tradition: The Emergence of Orthodox Girls’ Education in Interwar Poland, Littman Library, 2018
  • The Marriage Plot, Or, How Jews Fell in Love with Love, and with Literature, Stanford University Press, 2016
  • Faithful Renderings: Jewish-Christian Difference and the Politics of Translation, University of Chicago, 2006
  • A Marriage Made in Heaven: The Sexual Politics of Hebrew and Yiddish, University of California, 1997