Friday, 29 December
422. Foregrounding Yiddish
12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., Commonwealth Hall A2, Loews
Program arranged by the Discussion Group on Yiddish Literature
Presiding: Alan Astro, Trinity Univ.
1. “Recovering Avot Yeshurun’s First Yiddish Poem,” Adriana X. Tatum, Princeton Univ.
2. “Yiddish as a Dybbuk in Hebrew Literary History,” Ken Frieden, Syracuse Univ.
3. “Yiddish on the Screen: Jewish Vernacular Languages, Then and Now,” Jeffrey A. Shandler, Rutgers Univ., New Brunswick