quod peregrinum

To keep it in your mind and not fergit
That it is not he or she or them or it
That you belong to.

Bob Dylan, It's alright, Ma (I'm only bleeding)
Shimon Edelman is fluent in several languages, but cannot speak a single one without an accent. Here's why.
born inBălţi, Moldova (former USSR)1957
moved toChişinău, Moldova (former USSR)1958
emigrated toIsrael1973
obtained an engineering degree inHaifa (Israel)1975 — 1978
soldiered aroundMuddle East1978 — 1983
got a couple of graduate degrees inRehovot (Israel)1983 — 1988
went for a postdoc toCambridge, MA (USA)1988 — 1990
worked as a research scientist inRehovot (Israel)1990 — 1996
spent a sabbatical inCambridge, MA (USA)1996 — 1997
became a professor inLewes, East Sussex (England)1997 — 1999
found a respite inIthaca, NY (USA)1999 — present
 Where next? 

dictumque est ad eum scito praenoscens quod peregrinum futurum sit semen tuum in terra non sua et subicient eos servituti et adfligent quadringentis annis.

Genesis 15:13

Shimon Edelman <se37@cornell.edu>