Stephen A. Sadow, PhD. (Harvard University) is Professor of Latin
American literature and Jewish Studies at Northeastern University in Boston,
Massachusetts, USA. Specializing in Jewish Latin American literature, he is the
author, editor, or translator of sixteen books and more than seventy book
chapters, articles and literary translations. His book King David’s Harp:
Autobiographical Essays by Jewish Latin American Writers won the 1999 National
Jewish Book Award for Autobiography/Memoir.
His translations to English include Mestizo (2000), a novel by the Argentine
writer Ricardo Feierstein and The Algarrobos Quartet (2002), four short novels
by Mario Goloboff, also from Argentina. In collaboration with the American poet
Jim Kates, he translated the poetry collection Los autorretratos y las máscaras/Self-Portraits
and Masks (2002) by the Peruvian poet Isaac Goldemberg. Sadow’s translation of
Unbroken: From Auschwitz to Buenos Aires, the autobiography of Charles Papiernik
(a survivor of Auschwitz who lives in Buenos Aires) was published in 2004.
With Ricardo Feierstein, he has directed in 2001, 2003, and 2005. Jewish
cultural festivals called “Encuentros” or “Get-togethers” that attracted
thousands of attendees, first in Buenos Aires and later in Rosario. For each “Encuentro”,
they published the proceedings in book form. With Miryam Gover de Nasatsky,
Sadow, created the website “Jewish Latin American Art,” that exhibits the work
of one hundred twenty artists from eleven countries.
E. Gover de Nasatsky, BS in Education (National University of the
Littoral,Argentina). Teacher and researcher. With a fellowship from the National
Fund for the Arts, she edited the Bibliografía de Alberto Gerchunoff [A
Bibliography of Alberto Gerchunoff]. With Ana Weinstein, she published the two
volumes of Escritores judeo-argentinos. Bibliografía 1900-1987
[Jewish-Argentinean Writers: A Bibliography 1900-1987]. Also, Gover de Nasatsky,
Ana Weinstein and Roberto Nasatsky described the diversity of musical activity
in Trayectorias musicales judeo-argentinas [Jewish-Argentinean Musical
Since the plastic arts constitute another aspect of Jewish Latin
American creativity, Miryam Gover de Nasatsky and Professor Stephen Sadow
(Northeastern University, Boston) developed the website http://www.jewishlatinart.neu.edu
that brings together the work of more than one hundred artists, so that this art
can be disseminated and studied.
Miryam Gover de Nasatsky has presented papers
at international conferences. She is a contributor to various Argentinean
literary magazines: El Grillo, Letras de Buenos Aires, Francachela and the
newspaper La Capital in Mar del Plata, as well as Alba de América and La
serpiente emplumada, both published in the United States. In these periodicals,
she publishes book reviews, poetry, and short stories. Gover de Nasatsky is the
author of a book of poems Persistentes vibraciones [Persistent Vibrations]
and an historical novel La pasión de un visionario-Theodor Herzl [The Passion of
a Visionary-Theodor Herzl].
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