Tuesday, 28 December
187. Yiddish Literature and Society
12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., Anthony, Loews
Program arranged by the Discussion Group on Yiddish Literature
Presiding: Joel B. Berkowitz, State Univ. of New York, Albany
1. “The Smoke of Civilization: Fantasy as Social Critique in Mendele’s Di Kliatshe,” Marc Caplan, Indiana Univ., Bloomington
2. “Shmuel Niger and the Canonization of Yiddish,” Barry Trachtenberg, State Univ. of New York, Albany
3. “Yiddish Literature and French Society,” Alan Astro, Trinity Univ.