Rachel Seelig



Rachel Seelig's research focuses on modern German-Jewish, Yiddish and Hebrew literatures, literary multilingualism and translation. Since receiving her PhD from the University of Chicago, she has held postdoctoral fellowships at the University of Toronto, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem and the University of Michigan's Frankel Institute for Advanced Judaic Studies. She is the author of Strangers in Berlin: Modern Jewish Literature between East and West, 1919-1933 (University of Michigan Press 2016) and the co-editor, with Amir Eshel, of The German-Hebrew Dialogue: Studies of Encounter and Exchange (De Gruyter 2017). Rachel has also published essays in Prooftexts, The Jewish Quarterly Review, Modern Language Notes, and Naharaim.