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Classical, Middle Eastern, and Asian Languages and Cultures

Emanuel S. Goldsmith

Professor Emeritus

PhD, Brandeis, Rabbinical Ordination, Jewish Theological Seminary

Research Interests

Emanuel S. Goldsmith was Professor of Yiddish and Jewish Studies. He has lectured widely on modern Jewish literature and thought, and is a recognized authority on the writings of Mordecai M. Kaplan, having co-edited both The American Judaism of Mordecai Kaplan and Dynamic Judaism: The Essential Writings of Mordecai Kaplan. He has also written the essay on Kaplan in the forthcoming Dictionary of Modern American Philosophy. His other publications include Thinkers and Teachers of Modern Judaism and Events and Movements in Modern Judaism. On the subject of Yiddish literature, his signal contributions include Modern Yiddish Culture: The Story of the Yiddish Language Movement and the two-volume anthology Yiddish Literature in America 1980-2000 (in Yiddish).

Publications

The American Judaism of Mordecai M. Kaplan - Edited by Emanuel S. Goldsmith, Mel Scult and Robert M. Seltzer

Dynamic Judaism - The Essential Writings of Mordecai M. Kaplan - Edited by Emanuel S. Goldsmith and Mel Scult

Confluence of Spiritual and Poetic Quests in the writings of H. Leivick - by Emanuel S. Goldsmith

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 Office Information

 
Yunzhong Shu
Department Chair
Location: Queens Hall, Room 215
Phone: 718-997-5570
Fax: 718-997-5577
Email: CMAL@qc.cuny.edu

Faculty and Staff Information

Fall 2017 Course Information

 

Careers


The Department is currently inviting applications for a full-time, tenure track appointment in Arabic at the rank of Assistant Professor, to begin in the fall semester of 2018. See more information and how to apply.


Language Placement


Upcoming Language Placement Exams


Spring 2018

Arabic: Please ​contact Professor Kamal Soleimani, the Arabic language coordinator, ​at ksoleimani@qc.cuny.edu.

  • October 19, 2017, 12:30-1:30 pm, Queens Hall 225

Chinese: Please contact Professor Xiao Li, the Chinese language coordinator, at xiao.li@qc.cuny.edu.

Ancient Greek: Please contact Professor Nicholas Cross, the Ancient Greek language coordinator, at ncross@qc.cuny.edu.

Hebrew: Please contact Professor Deborah Gruber, the Hebrew language coordinator, at tsanchanit@aol.com.

Japanese: Please contact Professor Mari Fujimoto, the Japanese language coordinator, at mfujimoto@qc.cuny.edu.

Korean: Please contact Professor Seongyeon Ko, the Korean language coordinator, at seongyeon.ko@qc.cuny.edu.

Latin: Please contact Professor Nicholas Cross, the Latin language coordinator, at ncross@qc.cuny.edu.



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