Underwood, Nick, Ph.D


Lectures on the history of Jews in France; Yiddish culture,Yiddish theatre, and Yiddish choruses in Paris; the history of Yiddish cultural institutions in Europe; and the history of the Jewish Left in European history. Can also do workshops based on these same themes/topics.

Ph.D. in modern European and Jewish history from University of Colorado Boulder. His research appears in the journals French Politics, Culture & Society, Urban History, and East European Jewish Affairs. Current book project: “Yiddish Paris: Nation and Community in Interwar France.” Managing editor for journals East European Jewish Affairs and American Jewish History. Project manager for Digital Yiddish Theatre Project –

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