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295. Yiddish Theater and Film

Friday, 6 January, 1:45–3:00 p.m., Boren, Sheraton

Program arranged by the Discussion Group on Yiddish Literature

Presiding: Ken Frieden, Syracuse Univ.

1. "The Vilna Troupe and the Emergence of a Modernist Yiddish Theatrical Aesthetic," Debra Caplan, Harvard Univ.

2. "The Early Films of Ernst Lubitsch: Yiddish Theater and Its Afterlives," Raysh Weiss, Univ. of Minnesota, Twin Cities

3. "Staging a Jewish Post-Shoah European Theater: Sloves, Grumberg, and Tabori," Seth L. Wolitz, Univ. of Texas, Austin


  • Genre, Theory, Method – Drama

  • Genre, Theory, Method – Film, Television, and Other Media

  • no longer used--was Other Literatures, now 126

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