Alyssa Quint


Alyssa Quint is Leo Charney Visiting Fellow at the Center for Israel Studies at Yeshiva University. She is the co-editor of Arguing the Modern Jewish Canon (Harvard University Press, 2013)and (with Miryem-Khaye Seigel) a two-volume collection of plays, essays, and translated documents called Women on the Yiddish Stage (forthcoming from Syracuse University Press). She is the author of The Rise of the Modern Yiddish Theater (Indiana University Press, 2019), a finalist for the National Jewish Book Award and the Jordan Schnitzer Award. Besides numerous scholarly articles, Quint has written for The Forward and Tablet Magazine. She is at work on a critical edition of Avrom Goldfaden’s Shulamis (with Ronald Robboy and Nahma Sandrow) and Leyb Malakh’s Mississippi, a Yiddish play about the Scottsboro Boys.