Rachel Seelig is a literary scholar, teacher and writer based in Toronto, Canada. She has held research and teaching appointments at Harvard University, Columbia University, the University of Michigan, the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, and the University of Toronto. Rachel received her B.A. in Comparative Literature from Stanford University and her M.A. and Ph.D. in Jewish Studies from the University of Chicago. Her research focuses on migration, multilingualism, and cross-cultural exchange in German-Jewish, Hebrew, and Yiddish literatures. She offers courses and lectures to both academic audiences and the wider public in North America, Europe, and Israel. Together with her partner, Erol Boran, she writes children's books and runs wild with their two wonderful children. 


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