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Position: Lecturer in Modern Hebrew
Department of Hebrew & Jewish Studies, University College London
Department of Hebrew & Jewish Studies
Teaches (T) and/or researches (R) in:
7. Languages: TR
Dr Kahn completed her BA (2003), MA (2004), and PhD (2008) in the Department of Hebrew and Jewish Studies at UCL, specialising in Hebrew and Yiddish philology. She teaches Biblical Hebrew, Rabbinic Hebrew, Ugaritic, and Yiddish in the Department and is Co-Convenor of the interdepartmental BA in Ancient Languages. She supervises dissertations on Hebrew and Semitic linguistics. Her main research area is Hebrew in Eastern Europe. She is also interested in Yiddish, the history of Hebrew, comparative Semitic linguistics, Jewish languages, translation studies, endangered language revitalization, and the development of Hebrew and Yiddish pedagogical materials.